Tag Archives: Booby Traps
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
Booby Traps Series: VBAC is a breastfeeding issue. Lack of access to VBAC is a Booby Trap for millions of moms.
The Listening to Mothers III survey, published by Childbirth Connection this month, contained a set of sobering statistics. This survey found that, while moms’ interest in VBAC is increasing (from 45% to 48%), “the proportion of women with a prior … Continue reading
Booby Traps Series: Finding your tribe online, with Lara Audelo, author of The Virtual Breastfeeding Culture
We’re very excited to share this interview with Lara Audelo, Best for Babes team member, owner of Mama Pear Designs, and author of the new book The Virtual Breastfeeding Culture: Seeking Mother-to-Mother Support in the Digital Age (with an introduction … Continue reading
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
Have you breastfed a baby past the one year mark? If so, a new study in Pediatrics, which found an association between breastfeeding for a year or more and iron deficiency, might have you a bit alarmed.* We thought it … Continue reading
Early April is the season of the Masters Golf Tournament! What, you might ask, does golf have to do with breastfeeding? Well if you are Pro Golfer Danah Bordner and you are nursing your first baby, everything! We are so … Continue reading
Science You Can Use: How many babies start solids before 4 months, and why? The CDC told us this week.
“My pediatrician told me at our 4 month appointment, ‘if you don’t start her on solids before 6 months, she’ll never learn how to eat!’” “Upon recommendations from WIC and my doctor I tried giving her baby food at four … Continue reading
Last week Texas moms helped tackle a big cultural and legal Booby Trap. Representative Jessica Farrar sponsored House Bill 1706 — a law that if passed would give a breastfeeding mom the ability to sue a business or person for harassing her … Continue reading
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