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Perché le Lacrime dei Bimbi Ci Fanno Piangere e Perché Sono Importanti Articoli / Features / Italiano

Teresa Pitman Traduzione di Eva Gisella Natali Williams. Revisione di Misha Laudicina, Giovanna Palù Foto: Sweetdreams Photography Una volta, aspettando il mio volo in aeroporto, ho visto un papà che portava in braccio il suo bambino. Il bimbo non piangeva forte, si lamentava appena ed era scontento; il papà gli dava dei colpetti sulla schiena dolcemente mentre camminava su e giù tra i posti a sedere pieni...

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Why Breastfeeding Is Good for Mothers’ Mental Health Features

Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, PhD, IBCLC, FAPA Photo: Scheyer Vandleta Tyrell and Ahja by Robert Zuill New research shows how breastfeeding lowers mothers’ risk of depression, helps them get more sleep, and overcome past adversity. Each year, hundreds of thousands of mothers worldwide become depressed after giving birth. Professionals are more aware of the existence of depression as an illness than they ever have been, and that’s been a...

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High Heels and Lipstick Mothers' Stories

Rachel O’Leary, Cambridge, UK Photo: Emma & Josiah Lisa Scott Photography   Clickety-clack, clickety-clack. Must be ten o’clock. There goes Carol from up the road in her high heels, lipstick bright, hair neat, covers on the pram spotless.  I twitch the curtain so she can’t see me—still in my dressing-gown, hair all over the place, house covered in laundry—and sit on the stairs to feed the...

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Why Babies’ Tears Make Us Cry and Why They Matter Features

Updated January 2016 Teresa Pitman Photo: Sweetdreams Photography   I was once in an airport, waiting for my flight, when I saw a father carrying around his baby. The baby wasn’t crying hard, just fussing and being unhappy, and the dad was patting his back gently as he walked up and down between the seats filled with tired travelers. It made me smile, but I was...

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Nursing Helped Me Grieve Mothers' Stories

 Lesly Simmons, San Francisco, CA, USA Photo: LJM Photography   How nursing helped me grieve As a new mom of a four-month-old daughter, Mia, I needed no further convincing of the beneficial effects of nursing for my child and me. But when my family faced a tragedy, I quickly learned the therapeutic effects of breastfeeding went far beyond, giving me an intimate way to deal with grief....

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