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Cannamama: I Breastfeed and Use Cannabis

Cannamama: I Breastfeed and Use Cannabis

A couple of weeks ago, after speaking with a handful of receptionists in an effort to find a new primary care physician, I realized there must be a large number of people who are unaware cannabis is the technical term for marijuana.  I discovered this when I asked for the doctor’s stance on cannabis use, and […]

Breastfeeding in Public: A Basic Human Right

Breastfeeding in Public: A Basic Human Right

Looking at my Facebook feed, it sometimes seems like there are two types of people in the world: people who would strongly prefer not to see, hear, or think about breastfeeding, and people who are apparently obsessed with breastfeeding, also known as new parents. Before you have children, the whole thing seems so straightforward. I […]

Just The NIP: That Time My Boobs (Allegedly) Scarred Children For Life

Just The NIP: That Time My Boobs (Allegedly) Scarred Children For Life

by Tori Sproat I remember the first time I did it. I was sitting at lunch with my brother, his family, my parents, and my husband when it happened. I thought I had timed the lunch appropriately so this discomfort could be avoided, but that’s the funny thing about being a new parent – just when […]

Cannabis And The Female Life Cycle

Cannabis And The Female Life Cycle

PHOTO: Happy Uterus by primavera777 By Estelle Toby Goldstein, MD At one time, it was simply assumed cannabis would mark the various stages of the life cycle in women. Today, traditions must be re-examined in the light of modern medicine, experimentation, gathering scientific data – and most importantly, in safety considerations. Cannabis and Menses The tradition of using […]