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Wacky Lactation in Nature: Underwater, Nipple-less, and Other Milky Oddities

Wacky Lactation in Nature: Underwater, Nipple-less, and Other Milky Oddities

Having breastfed both of my children for a whole year each, I had a lot of time to ponder this evolutionary trait we share with our mammal cousins. So I did some research, and it turns out lactation in nature is even weirder than I thought. Read More

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Nesting in the 21st Century

Nesting in the 21st Century

With each pregnancy, I have waited for that nesting instinct to kick in, waited, and waited. I thought it had never hit, but as I look back over the months of pregnancy, I see a different kind of nesting. I nest with gadgets and gizmos. I reach for time saving technology and devices to make life easier. Read More