Tag Archives: breastfeeding

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

Fight breast cancer by donating your breast milk!

In case you live under a rock, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Instead of pink-washing, we focus on ways to prevent breast cancer. We already knew that breastfeeding is one such way – but what about breast milk itself? The UMASS Breastmilk Lab is … Continue reading

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Last revised on 10/12/2016

NonProfit Alliance: Who Can You REALLY Trust to Support Mothers & Babies?

Nonprofit organizations have tremendous influence and reach. They play a critical role in educating families, health care providers, and the mainstream public. Their noncommercial reach also provides a desperately needed counter-balance to the billions in marketing spent by commercial companies. Nonprofits ensure people get all … Continue reading

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Last revised on 10/05/2016

2016 Miracle Milk® Stroll Stories

Stroll Stories The 2016 Miracle Milk® Stroll has come and gone – and what a ride it was! When you host strolls across the continent, you’re going to get a wide variety of experiences. Our local coordinators are the lifeblood … Continue reading

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Last revised on 06/13/2016

2016 Miracle Milk® Stroll Giveaway Winners

The 2016 Miracle Milk® Stroll was a huge success! We’re so grateful for the support of our generous sponsors. Collectively, they have put up almost $4000 worth of incredible giveaway prizes. We used random.org to select the winners from almost … Continue reading

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Last revised on 06/03/2016

Generally speaking, breastfeeding books are not that fun to read. Many are similar to college textbooks. Even the books geared towards parents and non-professionals tend to read more like how-to manuals: full of important information, but doesn’t really make an … Continue reading

By Sara McCall | Posted on May 12, 2016 | Leave a comment

2016 Miracle Milk® Stroll Giveaway

Enter this giveaway by registering or donating at miraclemilk.org! The Miracle Milk® Stroll aims to get more human milk to preterm babies. Our donors and participants make this happen, so we want to reward you with a giveaway! A minimum … Continue reading

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Last revised on 05/11/2016

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

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