Category Archives: Blog

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

Actress Jenna Elfman Joins Best for Babes Advisory Board

The Best for Babes®  Foundation is thrilled to to announce that actress Jenna Elfman, star of NBC’s new comedy, Growing Up Fisher, has agreed to join their Advisory Board.  As a mother who struggled with breastfeeding and ultimately succeeded, Ms. Elfman … Continue reading

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Last revised on 02/23/2014

From Booby Trapped to a Tongue Tie Pioneer: An Interview with Dr. Evelyn Jain

We’re very pleased to share an interview with Dr. Evelyn Jain, a renowned family physician best known for her work on the management of tongue tie for breastfeeding babies.   Dr. Jain is a Family Physician, Clinical Assistant Professor in the … Continue reading

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Last revised on 01/31/2014

Booby Traps Series: 40 years on, why is breastfeeding in public still a problem?

A few years ago, while staffing a hospital breastfeeding warm line, I spoke on the phone with a nursing mom who had called to ask for advice on weaning. She was young (maybe 18) and Latina, and from the start … Continue reading

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Last revised on 12/13/2013

Booby Traps Series: Direct-to-mom formula marketing, or “How did all that formula end up on my doorstep?”

Did you wake one morning to find a case of formula you never ordered on your doorstep? Here’s one way it may have ended up there. For years formula companies have relied on hospitals to promote their products through “gift … Continue reading

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Last revised on 12/05/2013

Booby Traps Series: Exclusively pumping moms face unique Booby Traps

We’re very pleased to share a guest post by Stephanie Casemore, author of Exclusively Pumping Breast Milk (just released in a second edition) and Breastfeeding Take Two:  Successful Breastfeeding the Second Time Around. I asked Stephanie to identify the Booby … Continue reading

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Last revised on 11/20/2013

Booby Traps Series: Most nursing in public laws have no teeth

Your state law has protections for nursing in public.  That means that you shouldn’t have trouble using them, right? Unfortunately, it’s not that simple. A recent story told in the New York Times provides a great example of a fundamental … Continue reading

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Last revised on 11/14/2013

Booby Traps Series: Federal pumping law leaves out millions of moms

If you expect to be pumping at work and want to know your rights, there is good news and bad news. The good news is that one of the provisions of the Affordable Care Act, also known as “Obamacare” requires … Continue reading

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Last revised on 11/07/2013

Booby Traps Series: “Las dos” and other cultural barriers to breastfeeding

A while back I wrote about cultural Booby Traps in the hospital, and offered my own embarrassing story of how, in trying to help a mom, I found myself creating a Booby Trap for a mom. But the flip side … Continue reading

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Last revised on 10/23/2013