Mama Minute December 10-14

It’s not just up to mamas to make breastfeeding successful, Congress clears a hurdle to fund investigations into U.S. maternal mortality rates, what to say when someone thinks you’re still pregnant after baby comes (and it’s not what Emily Post would say), and a mama that proves women really do work harder.

Breastfeeding in the news

Breastfeeding is not just a mother’s job. Partners, hospitals, family, and friends can all do their part to help ensure success with breastfeeding.

...and we’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, breastfeeding is not always what’s best for mom and baby.

Why we can’t have nice things

We know this is “good news”, but it’s seriously about damn time.

Postpartum mind + body

With the holidays underway, if you can’t say something nice, you can say these things instead.

Cheers to this mama for loving her postpartum self and not being afraid to show it!

You may need to allow yourself a bit more time for this article, but when The Economist is covering postpartum health, you know it’s serious.

Superhero Spotlight

Damn mama, damn.

Winning the Internet this week

While The Mamas may not be participating in the #SensualSelfieChallenge, at least not publicly :), you do you!