Category Archives: Support 360

Help Baby Charlotte Get Enough Banked Miracle Milk™!

After suffering a severe traumatic brain injury in December that was originally deemed fatal, Charlotte Rose continues to defy all odds!  Not only is she alive but she is thriving, due in part to her daily infusions of mothers milk.   … Continue reading

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Last revised on 05/21/2013

Thank you to all the moms who donate their Miracle Milk(R)!

Late yesterday, we received this picture and thank you note from Baby Charlotte Rose’s grandmother  wanting to express her gratitude to ALL of the mothers who have donated their milk to help her grandbaby recover from a fatal severe traumatic … Continue reading

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Last revised on 05/13/2013

Miracle Milk® Helps Heal Brain Injured, Formula-Fed Baby

The science is clear:  Our very own mom-made Miracle Milk®  provides perfect and customized nutrition and lifelong protection against many illnesses and diseases. But one exciting question is still unanswered: can breast milk be used medicinally as treatment in babies … Continue reading

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Last revised on 02/11/2013

Milk Train Brings Healing to Baby and Mom

Our dear friend and lactation expert, Nikki Lee, has more than breastfeeding know-how to share; she is one of those ‘wise women’ whose example and storytelling shines a light for her own generation, this one and the next.  Here, in … Continue reading

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Last revised on 12/27/2012

What doulas can teach about support without judgement.

I recently had the opportunity to read The Gentle Art of Newborn Family Care: A Guide for Doulas and Caregivers, by Salle Webber. While this book is written for postpartum doulas, it occurred to me as I read it that … Continue reading

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Last revised on 11/02/2012

It’s Not Just About Breastfeeding

This Mother’s Day post is dedicated to the millions of moms who don’t or can’t breastfeed.  I am now one of them since breast cancer took my breasts, at age 37.  It’s for all of the moms who decide not to breastfeed, … Continue reading

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Last revised on 05/05/2012

Racial Breastfeeding Disparity Disappears at Baby Friendly Hospitals

One of the biggest issues in breastfeeding is the disparity in breastfeeding rates among different races. (Read:  Is there a “soft bigotry of low expectations” when it comes to breastfeeding?) The gap between African American women and women of other … Continue reading

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Last revised on 04/25/2012

Top 10 Questions to Help You Find a Breastfeeding-Supportive Hospital

Want success?  Go where there is a track record for it!  If you have ruled out giving birth at home or at a birth center that is known to support breastfeeding, the hospital you choose (and where you live), can … Continue reading

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Last revised on 03/01/2012

Influencing the Influencers: World Pneumonia Day

Behind the scenes at Best for Babes, one of the most important things we do is reach out through our network to connect with influencers who can help us put the “breastfeeding message” on the radar of  highly visible and … Continue reading

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Last revised on 11/14/2011

“Breastfeeding Failure” is an Oxymoron

Lately I’ve been wondering if “breastfeeding failure” is an oxymoron. I mean, to fail at something don’t you need to have a predetermined understanding of what failure is and what success is? Must you not be able to assess and … Continue reading

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Last revised on 11/03/2011