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Grandchild: When the New Grandmother Is an Expert on Babies and Birth
Being an “expert” grandmother—whether a midwife, lactation counselor, doula or other professional—does not guarantee that your own daughters or daughters-in-law will do things “your” way. This article, a prelude to a book on the subject, discusses some of the issues that may come up in such a situation.
About Author: Becky Sarah
Becky Sarah, MPH, is a direct entry midwife and teaches Fertility Awareness, Natural Childbirth and classes for parents on talking to children about sex and reproduction. She is writing a book on grandmothers, and welcomes correspondence on this topic. She can be reached at [email protected] View all posts by Becky Sarah