Author Archives: Danielle Rigg, JD CLC

Another Breast Cancer Survivor on Breastfeeding and Bullies

As a fellow double-mastectomy survivor and mom, who lost my breasts at 37, I read with tremendous sorrow Emily Wax-Thibodeaux’ story of being harassed and bullied for formula-feeding her son.  Having cancer at a young age is a traumatic experience. … Continue reading

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Last revised on 10/23/2014

NFL’s Justin Forsett Supports Breastfeeding Cause, Will Attend Miracle Milk™ Stroll 5/10 in Baltimore

Justin Forsett, Best for Babes’  first NFL Celebrity Champion for Moms, will attend the Miracle Milk™ Stroll in Baltimore on May 10!  We are thrilled to bring the power of dads and pro football to bear on the societal Booby Traps® that prevent … Continue reading

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Last revised on 05/01/2014

Press Release–1st Nationwide Miracle Milk™ Mother’s Day Stroll

For Immediate Release:  Best for Babes® launches 1st Nationwide Miracle Milk™ Mother’s Day Stroll to Save Lives.  April 14, 2014. The Best for Babes® Foundation announces another first for healthier moms and babies — the 1st Nationwide Miracle Milk™ Mother’s Day Stroll.  On Saturday … Continue reading

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Last revised on 04/14/2014

Pediatric Practice Races for the Breastfeeding Cause

If we had to choose just one Breastfeeding Booby Trap® that trips moms up more than any other, it would be the lack of consistent education and training among medical professionals about breastfeeding.  We know this may come as a huge … Continue reading

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Last revised on 09/26/2013

Gabby Reece on Breastfeeding and Exercise Part II and Book Giveaway!

Here’s Part II of Best for Babes’ exclusive interview with our Champ for Moms Gabby Reece,  fitness expert, author, and wise-mom-philosopher,  on exercise for nursing Babes! To win a hand signed copy of Gabby’s inspiring new book, My Foot is … Continue reading

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Last revised on 09/11/2013

LPGA’s Danah Bordner: I Golf For the Love of Moms & Babies!

We asked Best for Babes Champion for Moms and LPGA Pro Golfer Danah Bordner  for her top tips and tricks for training while breastfeeding. We are so proud of Danah for playing the U.S. Women’s Open this summer with a 7 month old baby in arms!  … Continue reading

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Last revised on 08/15/2013

Athlete & Author Gabby Reece: Top Fitness Tips for Breastfeeding Moms

We first interviewed fitness expert and author Gabby Reece in 2009 for our Celebrity Champions for Moms Blog Series and got her exclusive breastfeeding story about nursing daughters Reece and Brody.  We were awestruck by what an absolute font of wisdom she was on … Continue reading

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Last revised on 08/08/2013

The Breastfeeding Cause Needs a Documentary . . . NOW

Every major public health crisis seems to get a turn at being the subject of a documentary. This time, it’s breastfeeding’s chance.  The breastfeeding cause needs a documentary similar to “The Business of Being Born” or “Food, Inc” to advance … Continue reading

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Last revised on 07/10/2013

U.S. Women’s Open Golfer Danah Bordner Has Great Breastfeeding Game

Pro Golfer Danah Bordner, with her 7 month old daughter in tow, is making a major comeback this week at the U.S. Women’s Open in Sebonack, NY.   Can you imagine the kind of focus and skill required to earn … Continue reading

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Last revised on 06/27/2013

Is Breastfeeding a Legal Right? Civil Right? Or a Social Responsibility?

“What kind of a society raises its children on food that will shorten their lives?” I dug this quote up one day while looking for examples of other public health crises that have benefited from celebrity leadership.  Turns out they were … Continue reading

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Last revised on 04/03/2013