GC4W Motherhood News & Advice

Is Breastfeeding the Secret to Understanding Maternal Mental Health?

The postpartum period is one of the most physically, mentally, and emotionally challenging times of a woman’s life. There has been a dramatic rise in the number of mothers diagnosed with perinatal mental health problems in the U.S. in recent years. Postpartum mental health disorders include depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, and psychosis. Up to 20% of all women develop…

What Cleo Wade Gets About the Struggles of Working Mothers

Poet, artist and influencer Cleo Wade is—congrats!—having a baby. But because the internet is what it is, one commenter went full snide: “I see all these young women really hitting their stride professionally [are] then getting pregnant right at a high point,” they wrote. “I don’t get that. I never will.” Oh, honey. A bad move. In a follow-up post, Wade responded…

The Business Of Breastfeeding: The CEOs Redefining Motherhood

Breastfeeding offers plenty of health benefits both for the baby and the mother. When it’s time to go back to the office, many mothers wish to continue providing their offspring with their milk. This transition, however, presents plenty of challenges due to the lack of infrastructure and innovative products to support mothers returning to work in corporate America. Typical current scenarios include…