Author Archives: Christie Haskell

Joint Commission Urges Breastfeeding Babes To Be Proactive, Not Aggressive

The Joint Commission is a non-profit organization that accredits and certifies many healthcare organizations and programs in the US, and fear of losing that approval is a very real thing, says Tanya, at Motherwear’s blog. Their campaign “Speak Up™” encourages … Continue reading

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Top 5 Free Gifts for the Nursing Babe-to-Be

One of the best things about breastfeeding is that when all goes right, and especially if you don’t have to return to work, it can be totally free — extras are optional. So when you have a friend who is … Continue reading

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Institute of Medicine’s Recommendations Have Been Officially Adopted!

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) recently made recommendations that would help aim medical professionals in the right direction, by urging cost-free lactation assistance in hospital and other healthcare settings, as well making lactation aids like pump rentals cost-free, even free … Continue reading

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Institute of Medicine’s New Recommendations Could Mean Great Things for Babes

Booby Traps are everywhere — from your OB’s office, to your pediatrician, your mom or best friend, and even cell phone apps. The Institute of Medicine released new report which makes recommendations that, when combined with grassroots efforts like our own, … Continue reading

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5 Things Breastfeeding Moms Don’t Really Need

If you’ve walked into the baby gear section of store, you already know there is a lot to choose from. So many things that promise you will need them, so many that swear that they will make your life so … Continue reading

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14 Ways for Dads to be Engaged with their Breastfed babes

“Dad needs to feed the baby so he can bond.” We’ve all heard that, right? What the misleading misnomer, but more importantly, such an emotional Booby Trap, since it leads Babes to feel the need to supplement or pump, and … Continue reading

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