Tag Archives: Booby Traps

What It’s Like to Breastfeed a ‘Heart Kid’

February is American Heart Month. Messages this month often focus on how to prevent heart disease. While this is important, what about those families whose heart problems begin at birth? Our volunteer Amy generously shared her experience with us on what … Continue reading

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Last revised on 02/14/2017

Jewel Smith Is Working Hard to Pump For Her Preterm Baby Girl

By now, many people have seen the photo of Cleveland Cavaliers star J.R. Smith doing skin-to-skin with his preterm baby girl, Dakota: We love seeing fathers and babies! Skin-to-skin is so important, especially for the smallest of preterm babies. Another thing … Continue reading

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Last revised on 02/11/2017

Best for Babes and Loving Moments Issue the Ultimate World Breastfeeding Week Challenge #ultimateWBW

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Best for Babes Foundation and Loving Moments by Leading Lady Issue the Ultimate World Breastfeeding Week Challenge:  Give Moms the Ultimate Support with the First-Ever Healthy Infant Feeding Resource Guide and Landmark Donation of over $250,000 … Continue reading

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Last revised on 07/24/2016

YMCA Canada Changes Breastfeeding Policy

When we think of support to breastfeed in public, we don’t often define what “in public” means. Are we talking about the public space – parks, beaches, a bench on a sidewalk? Or public facilities, like libraries, swimming pools and … Continue reading

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Last revised on 04/04/2016

Little League Mom Harassed for Nursing at Practice

Elissa Scott’s son was so excited to play Little League baseball. Unfortunately, that excitement quickly turned to tears at his very first practice. Jace’s mother was harassed, scolded, and belittled by other adults. And what was she doing that was … Continue reading

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Last revised on 03/31/2016

J & G: Breastfeeding Movement Needs Strong Male Voices

Typically, women are spearheading the breastfeeding movement. Which is good, since we’re the ones typically doing the breastfeeding (but not always!). However, we think there is a space at the table for men as well. Partners certainly can play a … Continue reading

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Last revised on 02/06/2016

Angie Forsett Stays Focused, Aces the Booby Traps!

Angie Forsett, wife of Baltimore Raven’s Justin Forsett, and former member of the United States National Volleyball team, has a “fake it till you make it” attitude about breastfeeding.  A star athlete in her own right, she’s one of the … Continue reading

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Last revised on 01/13/2016

Breast Milk & Beauty Pageants

Mrs. United States Katie Garza (and the newest Best for Babes Champion for Moms), is using her title to further the human milk cause. Continue reading

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Last revised on 10/15/2015

The nurse-in: do you know your facts?

It seems a week can’t go by without hearing about a breastfeeding mother getting harassed for nursing in public. This is often followed by mothers rallying around the mother and holding a nurse-in at the offending location. What exactly is … Continue reading

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Last revised on 05/22/2015

5 Tips for Better Exercise While Breastfeeding

Some say you’ll lose your milk if you exercise while breastfeeding (false!). Some say it’ll make the milk go sour (really??). Myths like these have caused women to avoid physical activity while breastfeeding, which is a shame! Exercise has numerous … Continue reading

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Last revised on 10/21/2014