USBC Legacy Awardee Karin Cadwell Calls for Recognition of Structural Racism

(Ed. Note: Our Milk Way blogger Jess Fedenia is on parental leave for the months of July, August, and September, 2016 to welcome a third child into the family. During Jess’s leave, members of the Healthy Children Project, Inc. circle are taking up the blogger role.) On August 7, 2016, the United States Breastfeeding Committee …

Exploring mean behavior within the field of lactation

Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible. –Dalai Lama I was four when I met Coleen and Rachelle, sisters and my childhood backdoor neighbors. The first time I saw them was through my mom’s bedroom window as I watched them glob mud pies in their unfinished yard. Instantly, I was crazy about them. I …

Our new look

Look up! Our Milky Way has a stunning new look. Canadian photographer Christian Sasse captured the featured image and the blog’s new backdrop of our galaxy seemingly spiraling through the dense, glittering night sky. Sasse made the image…from a series of 30-second-long exposures, each taken 50 minutes apart, over 10 hours on April 28, Nadia …

Remembering Lois D.W. Arnold, PhD, MPH, ALC

Most of you have already learned of Lois D. W. Arnold’s, PhD, MPH, ALC passing. While our hearts are heavy, we find comfort in the memories we shared with her. Lois’s friends, acquaintances and colleagues have shared these words in her memory. You can read Dr. Arnold’s professional obituary written by Dr. Karin Cadwell here. …