Author Archives: Amber McCann, IBCLC

A Celebration of 2012′s Celebrity Breastfeeding Stories

I am, admittedly, a bit of a celebrity news junkie and nothing thrills my soul more than hearing positive stories from celebrities who are breastfeeding their little ones. I’m a firm believer that SEEING OTHERS BREASTFEED IMPACTS OUR CONFIDENCE TO … Continue reading

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Pink quit smoking and limited her alcohol consumption to breastfeed. Is that necessary?

Pink, a singer/songwriter and the voice behind hits like “Get the Party Started,” “Raise Your Glass,” and “F***in’ Perfect,” has been quoted often in the past 11-months about her breastfeeding relationship with daughter Willow.  She even had comments on  Time Magazine’s … Continue reading

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Celebrities Who Breastfed Toddlers (but not on the cover of TIME)

This is the 1st post in a series of Celebrity Breastfeeding posts, made possible by the generous support of Leading Lady. The online world was abuzz yesterday with the release of Time Magazine’s newest cover, featuring the portrait of a … Continue reading

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Are Lactation Consultants too Pricey?

Last year, the New York Times published an article about lactation consultant Freda Rosenfeld. A reader responded that the fee charged by lactation consultants is outrageous…depending on where you live, it can cost between $120 – $300+ per session.  It … Continue reading

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