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Will Kailyn Lowry Become a Breastfeeding Counselor?

If you follow Kailyn Lowry on Twitter or Instagram, you know that she is proud to be breastfeeding!  The star of Teen Mom 2 has posted several pictures of her son Lincoln happily nursing.  What you may not know is … Continue reading

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Last revised on 09/22/2014

We’ve Got Your Back, Babe! 2014: Get Fit to Help Beat the Prenatal Booby Traps®!

Who’s ready to get their sweat on for the love of moms and babies? The Annual We’ve Got Your Back, Babe Nationwide Personal Fitness Challenge Fundraiser is in full swing. From now until October 31st, set your fitness goal to raise  awareness about the prenatal Booby Traps® and … Continue reading

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Last revised on 09/10/2014

July 4th: Baseball, Barbecue, Breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding should be as American as apple pie, but it’s not . . . yet. There’s been great progress over the last few years, but it’s not enough. While the issue of nursing in public dominates media coverage, too many … Continue reading

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Last revised on 07/04/2014

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

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

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

More Help Coming for Underfunded Breastfeeding Cause!

Consider these numbers: Susan G. Komen raised $372 million last year through donations, corporate sponsorships, and race entry fees.  Charity Navigator reports on another 28 breast cancer charities, which along with Komen raise a total of $1.7 billion annually. The American Cancer Society raised $723 million in 2011. … Continue reading

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Last revised on 08/23/2013

Team We’ve Got Your Back, Babe! Krista Cornish Scott Sweats for the Love of Moms and Babies!

Each week during our Team We’ve Got Your Back, Babe! Nationwide Fitness Challenge with Breastfeeding USA in honor of National Breastfeeding Month,  we are profiling an amazing participant and sharing her story of why and how she is boldly going … Continue reading

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Last revised on 08/13/2013

Lactation Discrimination Recognized by Federal Court

In a victory for breastfeeding mothers, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit unanimously held that “firing a woman because she is lactating or expressing milk is unlawful sex discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights … Continue reading

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Last revised on 06/05/2013

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