Nutritious Chemistry: The History of Maternal Milk, Wet-nursing and Infant Formula

“When we trust the makers of baby formula more than we do our own ability to nourish our babies, we lose a chance to claim an aspect of our power as women. Thinking that baby formula is as good as breast milk is believing that thirty years of technology is …

How Technology has Changed the Meaning of Family

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The Creation of Family For many single women and couples alike, artificial insemination has become an option for a variety of reasons. Single women who want to experience the joys of motherhood but haven’t found a suitable partner within the time allotted by their biological clocks are among them. Others …

How New Life and Old Life Combine in the Cells of Mother and Child

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“Nature is only another chimera.” ― Julien Torma Chimerism and the Cells of Mother and Child Genetic chimerism is a phenomenon that illustrates the extent to which we are all interconnected, and even, biologically, a part of one another. In the past, it was common for societies to mythologize natural …

Female Deities, Mother Figures and Motherhood Symbolism

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Ancient Female Contributions to the Nurturing History of Science and Math According to Hindu scriptures, the Goddess Samjna, invented all the symbols that convey the meaning of what it is to be human, including art and the letters of the alphabet. Her name is the word for sign, name, and …

The Developmental Psychologist: How They Help Us Grow Into And Inhabit Our Identity

The History of the Developmental Child Psychologist Developmental child psychology has been defined as a field of study that examines and attempt to explain how humans change over time. Those changes occur in a number of different areas, each of which include several aspects of the human experience. Physical change …

The Dangers of Parenting as a Competitive Sport

The Dangers of Parenting as a Competitive Sport
“Nothing has a stronger influence psychologically on their environment, and especially on their children, than the unlived lives of the parents. “ –Carl Jung Competitive Moms Parental Styles Kyoiku mama is a Japanese term used to describe the maternal parenting styles of mothers who drive their children to succeed academically, …

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