Ichikawa. Part 3

Fitness |

I remember the only girl on our team shouting out “Sugoi” after watching my crude attempt at an osoto gari (outer reaping throw). With a meaning along the lines of “Oh my God!” I thought the girl was impressed by my display of power (and it’s implied virility). I realize now that she was probably mortified and was just bracing herself for a long year with a reckless gaijin (foreigner). (more…)

Breast Feeding Basics. Part 2

Women's Health |

Inverted nipples do not prevent women from breast feeding. Many women with inverted nipples feed well. Special preparation may be needed, such as the Hoffman Technique and using a breast shield.

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