Mama Minute October 27 - November 2

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Cardi B. gets real about postpartum life, Beto talks maternal health, what the shape of your pelvis can mean for childbirth, and more in this week's postpartum news.

Breastfeeding in the news

Thanks to a push in government funding and maternity services, Scotland sees an increase in infant breastfeeding.

Breastfeeding twins is not any easy feat (as Mama Anne knows!), but with some tips and maybe an extra pair of hands, it can be rewarding for both mama and babies.

Breastfeeding mamas face a new set of challenges when they go back to work after having baby. We’re glad to see these first-hand tips from Kansas City, MO and how to make pumping at work work for you. Another tip: get yourself a Breastfeeding Mama Care Kit.

Why we can’t have nice things

We’ll just let the title of this one speak for itself: “Many New Moms Aren't Learning About Breastfeeding & Cancer Prevention From Their Doctors

Postpartum mind + body

Just as no two vaginas are the same, neither are women’s birth canals! The NYT highlights important distinctions in women’s pelvic shapes that can have disastrous effects for childbirth if gone unchecked by doctors.

Cardi B is being open and honest about postpartum life and we are all ears.

Postpartum depression is still depression and not something a woman should have to go through alone. In her article, Alissa Ambrose describes the hard mental state that many women experience after childbirth and still don’t receive enough help for. If you’re in need of postpartum mental health resources, please go here on our website and never hesitate to reach out!

Praise Hands

As three Texas mamas, we like what Beto O’Rourke has to say about fixing maternal healthcare.

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