Mother Matters
Postpartum Intimacy
sleep, mothering, postpartum

Postpartum Intimacy

Postpartum Intimacy... by Lenore Kilmartin Recently, I was teaching a class to new parents, helping them to understand the benefits of sharing sleep with their babies; benefits such as enhanced attachment, better sleep for the whole family, improved breastfeeding. I knew it would happen at ...

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The Nap
mothering, sleep

The Nap

The Nap... by Lenore Kilmartin I've been waiting for this all morning...the moment when you finally rub your eyes, yawn and lay your head on my shoulder.   With a sigh of relief, I carry you upstairs already anticipating the feel of our comfy bed with you snuggled close to my body, ...

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A Natural Continuum
breastfeeding, sleep

A Natural Continuum

A Natural Continuum... by Lenore Kilmartin “Breastfeeding again…is she really still hungry?”  “Don’t you ever put that baby down?  You’re going to spoil her.”  “Your baby sleeps where?  In your bed?   You’ll never get her out of there.”  And so it goes… ...

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