When I became pregnant with my son, Noah, I initially planned to breastfeed for no longer than six months. In my naivety, I assumed I would pump and freeze enough milk for him to last through his first year of life. At the time, I had no ... Read Article
Female cows in the dairy industry are treated as nothing more than baby- and milk-making machines— with no regard for their emotional lives. If they were allowed to fulfill their role as mothers, they would spend months teaching and ... Read Article
"For the past 19 months, I have been immersed in the sacred experience of breastfeeding my son. There is not a day that goes by that I am not aware of how lucky I am. That my body has responded to the birth of my child exactly as nature ... Read Article
I am a Mother Against Dairy because a mother should never exploit the motherhood of another, or separate another mother from her child. No one at all should do this, but as a mother I especially object.
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While being a mother viscerally reinforces my belief that all children and mothers have a birthright to maternal care and companionship, this is something we should all understand as human beings. Being human affords us the responsibility ... Read Article
My connection and bond with my son started during pregnancy, while he responded to different sounds I made or sang, to small touches I gave him through my belly, tapping against his tiny limbs. For months I could feel him there growing ... Read Article