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Black Breast is Best

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Is black breast best? Black women breastfeeding in America right now looks like more than 64 percent of black women struggling to initiate nursing their newborns and, according to the CDC, the shortest duration black mamas nurse is 6.5...
Content note: brief mention of birth defects and miscarriage When I first saw those two, thin purple lines show up on a pregnancy test, I was excited, nervous, and overwhelmed (like most first-time parents). I began daydreaming of what my...
My struggles with my skin began in high school, when I developed cystic acne that was only cleared up with an Accutane prescription (aka, strong stuff). As I entered into young adulthood, my skin gradually calmed down and I...
I went through postpartum psychosis, and it was scary. Postpartum psychosis is a rare illness. It only occurs in 0.1 - 0.2% of births. I never struggled with mental health before pregnancy and birth. I lived a happy life, and...
What if it took you years to become a parent - years that included a variety of medical procedures, paperwork, tapping into your life savings, and regular disappointments – only to find that after all of that you have...
I finished my medical training as an interventional cardiologist in June 2019 in New Jersey when my husband and I decided to make our home in Memphis.  My husband is a native Memphian; however, I too have a connection...
I can’t be the only one who looks back at their first go at being a mom and thinks, ”Wow, I would do that so differently now.” Don’t get me wrong, it’s not like I am not proud of my...
Congrats! You've brought baby home! (Toss confetti) Now what? This is when it can get tough for you, Mama, I'm not going to lie. You're trying to pretend that you're getting sleep, showering regularly, and generally have your life together. Good luck with...
As moms, especially new moms, we've all felt the pressure from ourselves or even our partners to jump right back into postpartum sex once we're cleared by our doctor. And, understandingly, we may be a bit hesitant. I mean, think...
Is this the time I will get pregnant? Did I position my body right during and after sex to make sure the sperm was going the right way? Should I turn on my right side to make sure the...

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GO! SEE! EXPLORE! :: The Brooks Museum

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Memphis has so many fun museums, perfect for a family outing; from the Metal Museum to the Fire Museum, there's something fun for everyone....