Tag Archives: Breastfeeding and Protection from Illness

Nonprofit Partners: 2016 Miracle Milk® Stroll

The Miracle Milk® Stroll was conceived by Best for Babes, but it is truly a collaborative effort!  Our nonprofit partners are critical to the human milk and donor milk pipeline.  They work tirelessly to help mothers breastfeed and increase their … Continue reading

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Last revised on 04/01/2016

Miracle Milk™ Stroll Participant Giveaway!

Preparations for the 2nd Annual Nationwide Miracle Milk™ Stroll are in full swing! Saturday, May 2 is going to be a fun-filled day of celebrating the life-saving properties of human milk. We’re passionate about making human milk available to more … Continue reading

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Last revised on 04/20/2015

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

Pink quit smoking and limited her alcohol consumption to breastfeed. Is that necessary?

Pink, a singer/songwriter and the voice behind hits like “Get the Party Started,” “Raise Your Glass,” and “F***in’ Perfect,” has been quoted often in the past 11-months about her breastfeeding relationship with daughter Willow.  She even had comments on  Time Magazine’s … Continue reading

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Last revised on 05/20/2012

January Jones Takes Placenta Pills: Is This Hollywood’s New “Pick Me Up”?

January Jones may play a very detached mother as the beautiful Betty Draper on AMC’s hit television series Mad Men but this real life Mamma is nothing but. In an interview with People.com she says “I have a great doula … Continue reading

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Last revised on 03/26/2012

Booby Traps Series: What your OB should know about breastfeeding and medications

This is the fifth in a series of posts on Booby Traps™ during pregnancy, made possible by the generous support of Motherlove Herbal Company. Today’s post is written by Alison Stuebe, MD, MSc.  Alison is an assistant professor of Maternal-Fetal Medicine … Continue reading

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Last revised on 03/18/2011

The Cracks in the Foundation & The First Food

Today at 11 am, Bettina and I have a tremendous opportunity to inspire and educate students of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition (IIN)–the world’s largest nutrition school and a leader in training personal health coaches. IIN has designated Best for … Continue reading

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Last revised on 12/09/2010

Breast Cancer Orgs: Please Include The Protection (Literally) Right Under Our Noses!

This is a follow-up to my earlier post My Breast Cancer:  Why I Won’t Race for the Cure, and one of several  this month in honor of all the women who bear the physical and emotional scars of breast cancer … Continue reading

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Last revised on 10/26/2010

Give Kourtney Kardashian Kudos on Blogging About Breastfeeding for People.com

Hotly followed reality star Kourtney Kardashian is now writing a regular blog for People.com’s Mom & Babies and we’re thrilled about it!  In writing about traveling with baby Mason, Kourtney expresses every new mother’s anxiety: At first, I was scared … Continue reading

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Last revised on 06/16/2010

Breastfeeding News 5/15/2010: Gisele, More on Obesity, ABC’s “What Would You Do”

By Elita of Blacktating.com for the Best for Babes Foundation ©2010 What a week for breastfeeding, Babes! Nursing moms were the focus of the White House, a TV show, the fashion world and more! Supermodel Gisele Bundchen made lots of … Continue reading

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Last revised on 05/17/2010