Pregnancy & Motherhood

Posted on the Aug 05, 2012 by Betty Dodson
Dear Dr. Betty, I gave birth to a baby 9 weeks ago and had to have a few stitches. After 2 weeks me and my bf started having intercourse again. At first it was amazing but now I cant climax at all...
Posted on the Jul 17, 2012 by Carlin Ross
I adore this picture...notice she's not using one of those ridiculous breastfeeding covers.  Photograph by Louis Fleckenstein
Posted on the Jul 14, 2012 by Anonymous
Today I went to the dentist for one of my regular twice yearly cleanings and I found myself in the midst of a similar dynamic that many of my clients experience with their doctors during pregnancy...
Posted on the Jul 03, 2012 by Anonymous
Today a friend of mine emailed me a video she took of her 6 year old son conquering one of his big fears. This video my friend sent me brought tears to my eyes and made me think of what all birthing...
Posted on the Jul 02, 2012 by Carlin Ross
No yelling or screaming or blaming or fighting...nothing like the Hollywood portrayals of birth. "A mother gives birth to her son. This photograph captured a momentous introduction of a mother and...
Posted on the Jun 22, 2012 by Carlin Ross
love love love
Posted on the Jun 21, 2012 by Anonymous
Looks like US moms could learn a bit from the Swedes. Also looks like US newspapers could learn a bit from European newspapers. According to a recent survey, carried out by the Swedish magazine ‘mama...
Posted on the Jun 21, 2012 by Betty Dodson
Betty, I find your views spot on and full of clear guidance within the darkness of repression within and around us. To bring us further out of the darkness can you point to some articles or respond...
Posted on the May 27, 2012 by Anonymous
There is a beautiful article in the New York Times Magazine about the legendary midwife Ina May Gaskin and the growing interest in homebirth in America. I am thrilled that Ina May and her ideas are...
Posted on the May 16, 2012 by Anonymous
I've been radio silent for a while, mostly because I see and hear so many things that need addressing that I tend to get overwhelmed and not sure where to begin. But last week Time magazine came out...
Posted on the Apr 06, 2012 by Carlin Ross
Liandra posted this pic on FB LOVE
Posted on the Mar 29, 2012 by Anonymous
I recently read this post about stretch marks as battle scars that inspired me to write this blog. I have had a long history of emotional eating, weight gain and loss and somehow it always seems to...
Posted on the Mar 15, 2012 by Eric Amaranth
Here is a post on an latimes blog featuring the Ryan Seacrest radio show that Jessica Simpson was on recently. Scroll down after the post and you can play the radio interview. This also in response...
Posted on the Feb 23, 2012 by Carlin Ross
I think this is a profound image in so many ways.  It confronts the double standard of the beauty myth, the obsession to "be thin", and male privilege.
Posted on the Feb 08, 2012 by Anonymous
Carlin recently posted about breastfeeding in public not being a big deal. Some of her Facebook friends got pretty worked up and it sparked quite the conversation. So I thought I’d post some...