Tag Archives: breastfeeding

C.A.R.E.-Code Alliance Baby Products Giveaway!

‘Tis the season to spread the cheer of healthy infant feeding with a baby products giveaway! Our C.A.R.E.-Code Alliance is filled with companies, professionals, and organizations that help make expecting and new moms feel safe, supported and positive when it comes … Continue reading

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Last revised on 12/18/2014

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

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

FAST FACTS: Miracle Milk™

In the context of thousands of years of human existence, human milk is ordinary like just like blood or eyes are ordinary.   It is only when human milk is absent, however, that it dawns on us just how truly extra-ordinary human milk is. … Continue reading

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Last revised on 05/06/2014

From Booby Trapped to a Tongue Tie Pioneer: An Interview with Dr. Evelyn Jain

We’re very pleased to share an interview with Dr. Evelyn Jain, a renowned family physician best known for her work on the management of tongue tie for breastfeeding babies.   Dr. Jain is a Family Physician, Clinical Assistant Professor in the … Continue reading

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Last revised on 01/31/2014

Booby Traps Series: Direct-to-mom formula marketing, or “How did all that formula end up on my doorstep?”

Did you wake one morning to find a case of formula you never ordered on your doorstep? Here’s one way it may have ended up there. For years formula companies have relied on hospitals to promote their products through “gift … Continue reading

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Last revised on 12/05/2013

Booby Traps Series: Exclusively pumping moms face unique Booby Traps

We’re very pleased to share a guest post by Stephanie Casemore, author of Exclusively Pumping Breast Milk (just released in a second edition) and Breastfeeding Take Two:  Successful Breastfeeding the Second Time Around. I asked Stephanie to identify the Booby … Continue reading

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Last revised on 11/20/2013

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

Booby Traps Series: “Las dos” and other cultural barriers to breastfeeding

A while back I wrote about cultural Booby Traps in the hospital, and offered my own embarrassing story of how, in trying to help a mom, I found myself creating a Booby Trap for a mom. But the flip side … Continue reading

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Last revised on 10/23/2013

“Cuz the Nipple is Dope” — Actress & Filmmaker Lena Dunham

Breastfeeding has a new champion.   Actress and filmmaker Lena Dunham posted a picture of her nursing friend Sarah Sophie Flicker  on Instagram yesterday: “My @sarahsophief feeding the brand new Dusty. I made the flower crown and she added the flower censor. … Continue reading

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Last revised on 10/16/2013