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Mother Knows Best: A Memoir

Mother Knows Best: A Memoir

“Yes, a child may need six to eight wet diapers a day. But he needs six to eight wringing-wet diapers a day. That is the key word. Wringing. Chaz’s diapers were damp. Just damp. Not wringing wet.”

Mother Knows Best is a remarkable memoir of resilience, perseverance, and miracles. In 1994, The Wall Street Journal published an article called “Dying for Milk: Some Mother’s Trying in Vain to Breast-Feed, Starve Their Infants.” Chaz Floyd was one of those infants. He may not have died from insufficient milk syndrome, but it did take his life. His mother spent a lot of time arguing with and praying to God. What happened to Chaz was purely preventable, if only doctors and nurses had listened when the first-time mom said that she felt like “something was wrong,” and that she felt like “he wasn’t getting enough.

Pages: 334
Pub Date: 08-10-2021
Softcover: 19.95 9781646633548
Hardcover: 28.95 9781646633562


Pamula Floyd has a master's in journalism, a bachelor's in English, and is pursuing a PhD in communications. She is a caregiver for her son and spends her time fighting for the rights of those with special needs, especially the physically challenged. She writes about mental health and has a happy home of rescue dogs, which her husband of thirty years happily agrees to. She loves being a grandmother. And she seeks sound advice from her other son, who she claims should write his own book.

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