Author Archives: Danielle Rigg, JD CLC

Prevention is the New Pink

This is the 6th anniversary of my own diagnosis of pre-menopausal breast cancer and, you betcha, I am grateful.  When the breast cancer awareness movement began 25 years ago, their mission was to change the course of this disease from … Continue reading

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Team Best for Babes® Colorado hits the ground running to Beat the Booby Traps™ and put prevention first!

Miracles do happen.  And dreams too.  It has always been one of ours at Best for Babes® to be the Foundation for the FOUNDATION of human health, and like other Causes, to harness the power of affected individuals to fight … Continue reading

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What is Best for Babes?The Mission, the Model, the Message and the Method

What is Best for Babes? The Mission, the Model, the Method and the Message Here’s a riddle for you: What do you get when you cross Demi Moore’s iconic nude pregnancy photo, with the Nike Swoosh™ (and Michael Jordan in a … Continue reading

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Rebuilding the Circle: A Very Delicate Subject

This is the fourth post in our special series for Mother’s Day, themed “Rebuilding the Circle.”  Sometimes, connecting with our own moms as we nurse our babies can be our biggest breastfeeding hurdle – but it’s one we can clear … Continue reading

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The Broken Circle of Breastfeeding: Helping Our Mothers Heal

This Mother’s Day is dedicated to our mothers and grandmothers and the world of women who encircle, influence, love and guide us– whether they breastfed us or they didn’t. Our mothers are an irreplaceable soft-landing and a rich resource for … Continue reading

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Christina Applegate: Baby Bonding Bliss, Post Breast Cancer

As a fellow double-mastectomy breast cancer survivor, I was so happy to hear that actress Christina Applegate and her fiancé Martyn LeNoble welcomed a baby girl, Sadie Grace, into the world on January 27th.  What a healing gift after staring … Continue reading

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Did you get your Magical Hour?

“Birds do it, bees do it,  Even educated fleas do it, Let’s do it, let’s fall in love.”  It’s Valentine’s Day, and the drive to love  — and all the hugging, holding, and kissing that goes with it– is instinctive.   It’s … Continue reading

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Tanya Lieberman Joins Best for Babes

Here’s some great news for your Monday:  Tanya Lieberman –a leader in the breastfeeding blogosphere and a  source of  wisdom and inspiration for so many moms  –will be joining Best for Babes as a regular blogger! Tanya’s addition to the Best for … Continue reading

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Year of the Rabbit, Babe-Style!

Today marks the beginning of the Year of the Rabbit in Chinese Zodiac, and we’re promised tranquility and calm, says AOL News.   That’s good news for politics, natural disasters and breastfeeding.   Why?  Because for too many women, breastfeeding is fraught with UNNECESSARY pain, … Continue reading

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A Hug from the US Surgeon General for YOU

Moms, we are back from the US Surgeon’s Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding and the US Breastfeeding Committee meetings and we come bearing a gift for ALL of you — a HUG from the US Surgeon General herself!  That’s … Continue reading

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