Category Archives: Advocacy

Thank you, Miracle Milk® Stroll supporters!

As we wrap up the 2016 Miracle Milk® Stroll weekend, we want to say THANK YOU to all of the volunteers who made this happen. Without our local coordinators, there would be no Stroll – thank you. Without our generous … Continue reading

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Last revised on 05/15/2016

YMCA Canada Changes Breastfeeding Policy

When we think of support to breastfeed in public, we don’t often define what “in public” means. Are we talking about the public space – parks, beaches, a bench on a sidewalk? Or public facilities, like libraries, swimming pools and … Continue reading

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Last revised on 04/04/2016

Nonprofit Partners: 2016 Miracle Milk® Stroll

The Miracle Milk® Stroll was conceived by Best for Babes, but it is truly a collaborative effort!  Our nonprofit partners are critical to the human milk and donor milk pipeline.  They work tirelessly to help mothers breastfeed and increase their … Continue reading

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Last revised on 04/01/2016

Little League Mom Harassed for Nursing at Practice

Elissa Scott’s son was so excited to play Little League baseball. Unfortunately, that excitement quickly turned to tears at his very first practice. Jace’s mother was harassed, scolded, and belittled by other adults. And what was she doing that was … Continue reading

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Last revised on 03/31/2016

The Code – Why Does it Matter to You?

If you’ve been in the world of infant feeding for a bit you’ve likely heard of The Code – aka the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes. Many know it exists, but don’t know much about what it is … Continue reading

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Last revised on 03/18/2016

Water Crisis in Flint, Michigan: Donor Human Milk Needed!

Water crisis in Flint, Michigan By now, everyone has heard about the terrible water crisis in Flint, Michigan. Residents have been unknowingly exposed to high levels of lead in the drinking water. This could have serious implications for pregnant and … Continue reading

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Last revised on 02/16/2016

Insurers Are No Longer Allowed to Deny Coverage for Breastfeeding Mothers!

If you’ve had a baby in the past year or so in the United States, chances are you know that most health insurance plans are now required to provide you with a breastpump free of charge.  This provision of the … Continue reading

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Last revised on 11/01/2015

The nurse-in: do you know your facts?

It seems a week can’t go by without hearing about a breastfeeding mother getting harassed for nursing in public. This is often followed by mothers rallying around the mother and holding a nurse-in at the offending location. What exactly is … Continue reading

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Last revised on 05/22/2015

Big Fish Bar Gets Grilled . . . And is Willing to Change!

Another negative nursing in public incident. When will these stop?! On Sunday, May 3, Kristal Snow Tomko went out to dinner with her family to celebrate her brother’s new job and upcoming move to Colorado. As the orders were taken, … Continue reading

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Last revised on 05/07/2015

Taking on Virginia

We are proud to say that history is being made for the better in the breastfeeding world. Believe it or not, the state of Virginia is one of 3 states (Idaho and South Dakota being the others) that does not … Continue reading

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Last revised on 02/13/2015