Feminists: Intense Mothers?

With Good Reason

Feminists tend to be thought of as “anti-motherhood.” But psychologist (and mom) Miriam Liss (University of Mary Washington) found that feminists are actually more likely than non-feminists to be intense mothers. They’re also more likely to practice attachment parenting techniques like co-sleeping, breastfeeding, and carrying a child in a body sling.

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