Category Archives: Celeb News

“Cuz the Nipple is Dope” — Actress & Filmmaker Lena Dunham

Breastfeeding has a new champion.   Actress and filmmaker Lena Dunham posted a picture of her nursing friend Sarah Sophie Flicker  on Instagram yesterday: “My @sarahsophief feeding the brand new Dusty. I made the flower crown and she added the flower censor. … Continue reading

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Last revised on 10/16/2013

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

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

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

Folk singer Ruth Ungar Merenda’s “Intimate” Nursing Story

Guest blogger Nikki Lee (www.breastfeedingalwaysbest.com)  chats with Ruth Ungar Merenda, a singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist about her breastfeeding story.  Ruth is married to Mike (also a singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist) and has 2 children (William Puck aged 4 1/2 and … Continue reading

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Last revised on 02/07/2013

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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Last revised on 01/01/2013

Was Snooki Boobytrapped at St. Barnabas Hospital?

Yesterday’s People magazine issue reveals that Nicole Polizzi is having trouble breastfeeding.  “At the hospital he was kind of latching on, but we decided to use formula because he wasn’t gaining enough weight.  But I’m pumping and I’m definitely going … Continue reading

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Last revised on 09/06/2012

World Class Cyclist Breastfeeds to Heal Abuse, Depression

Willow Rockwell is a world champion cross-country mountain biker who was perched for Olympic success.  She gave it all up in 2011 when the birth of her daughter, Raven, tugged hard at a string that unwound a lifetime of emotional struggle … Continue reading

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Last revised on 08/14/2012

Alanis Morissette Ok With Breastfeeding Son Until He’s Six, Shares Nursing Picture

Alanis Morissette announced on Good Morning America today that she will breastfeed her son as long as he wants, even if that is age 5 or 6.   This is the strongest statement yet from the Grammy-award winning singer, who … Continue reading

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Last revised on 05/31/2012

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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Last revised on 05/20/2012