This post is all about the amazing health benefits and advantages of the 24/7 work-mom life and why I wouldn’t do it any other way.
A lot of men might wonder why they should care about breastfeeding. Before being a partner to a women who is breastfeeding and a father to a baby who is breastfeeding, I didn’t know much about the topic either. But now that I’ve been through six months of it, it is something that I have learned so much about and am very committed to supporting. I believe that one of the most important roles in a lifetime for a man, father, or partner is to support women and babies who breastfeed, and this is why.
Tipi Tolman is a Lakhota language educator, wife and mother from Standing Rock. In recent years, Tipi has worked to make some big improvements in health and wellness. Read this interview to find out more about the challenges and achievements that Tipi and her family have been through on their wellness journey in the rural Great Plains, and how indigenous language revitalization is intrinsically tied to improvement of family and community health for Native people.