MOM Art Annex: Exhibition & Education Center
  • A Mothers’ Breastfeeding Struggles Are Not Her Fault – Blame Society

    By Dee Merrit Mothers are warriors. If you look back on the history of birth in the U.S., 95% of infants were born at home with midwives. Promptly after birth, the child was placed on the mothers’ breast to nurse. Today, many women seem to doubt their ability to give birth naturally and breastfeed. Often […]

  • Muttererde & The Language of Class

    Jessica Lauren Elizabeth Taylor Muttererde (2017) Video Muttererde profiles conversations with five black femmes on the knowledge and non-knowledge of their mothers, grandmothers, great grandmothers and as far back as the knowledge carries them to create a rich and powerful archive on ancestry.  They explore themes of motherhood, migration, cultural differences, beauty standards, queerness, kinship, death and rebirth. […]

  • CFP (MOM Conference 2020) Embedded in SEWSA, USF St Pete

    (USF) Women and Gender Studies is pleased to host the 2020 SEWSA Annual Conference in Tampa Bay, Florida, St. Petersburg Campus Location. The Annual MOM Conference Panels will be embedded within this conference. Call For Papers on the subject of Mother Studies within the topic of “Embodying Disobedience, Crafting Affinities” please go to the application link and direct […]

  • Sociology Opens Our Eyes to New Ways of Seeing the World!

    This summer, extreme weather rocks America and pundits debate while August arrives all too quickly. Since July 1st, accounting majors, economics majors, and students of literature have been increasing their knowledge and vocabulary about important issues that affect us all by studying sociology. These students are hard at work exploring theoretical assertions about race, class, […]

  • News From Around the World with MoM Partners in ART

    Ruchika Wason Singh   Visual Artist- Independent Researcher Ruchika is the founder of A.M.M.A.A., Asia’s first platform for Mother Artists. She is a visiting professor at Ashoka University in Sonipat, India. We are sharing the Book of Drawing Marathon here in PDF Format. Please go to Ruchika’s website to find out more: http://www.ruchikawasonsingh.com   https://www.facebook.com/criticaldialoguesartspace/ http://www.ammaathearchive.com _ Also, […]

  • Got Milk? Why Breastfeeding and Breast Milk Matters

    Breastfeeding education and support for new mothers is an important ongoing issue. There are many decisions and questions regarding breastfeeding versus formula feeding. A few of those include: should you alternate between both bottle and breast, how long should you breastfeed over time, what type of latching-on techniques should you use, when is the time to start pumping, how should you store pumped milk, etc.?

Science

M.O.M. creates exhibits and shares information about conception, procreation, and the science of the human body

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