Second Hand Gran is a new eco fashion and ethical project I have started on Instagram – @2ndhandgran – a page dedicated to recycling and reducing waste by encouraging creativity and reuse of clothing. Clothing is something that we are all consumers of. Second Hand Gran works two ways. Firstly I am an earth loving …
Spiritual Birth posts about breastfeeding.
Follow Your Natural Instincts
Breastfeeding after giving birth and sleeping with one’s infant are natural mammalian behaviours. They are in fact safety requirements to prevent contamination from outside influences and protect the newborn from predators and from harm.
Breastfeeding: A Learnt Mammalian Behaviour
This is just a quick post to fill in the gap between our First Kwazulunatal (KZN) Birth and the Twin Birth Story , which I am busy composing. The day after I arrived on the farm after attending the birth of the twins in Cape Town, twin lambs were born to the pet mother sheep …
Breastfeeding: The Bigger Picture
The significance of breastfeeding reaches far beyond its biological function; in fact there is nothing ‘natural’ about breastfeeding itself. On the contrary, attitudes and practices appear to be socially determined, and breastfeeding has to be seen as an essential element in the cultural construction of sexually defined gender roles.