Tag Archives: donor milk

Army Athlete of the Year Kelly Calway’s Breastfeeding & Milk-Donating Marathon, PLUS GIVEAWAY!

What better time than racing for prevention season to introduce our newest Team Best for Babes Champion for Moms, Kelly Calway!  Kelly is the 2008 Army Athlete of the Year, the first military person in the US Olympic Trials 2012, holder of countless … Continue reading

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Science You Can Use: Do preemies need formula for adequate growth?

Did you notice this headline last month?  “Tiniest babies may need formula along with breast milk.” That article was prompted by a new study on very low birth weight (VLBW) infants which concluded that while these infants can grow appropriately … Continue reading

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Booby Traps Series: How to beat the Booby Traps in the NICU. An interview with Diane Spatz.

This post is the 43rd in a series on the Booby Traps, made possible by the generous support of Motherlove Herbal Company. In a prior post I discussed a number of barriers to breastfeeding many moms encounter in the NICU.  … Continue reading

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It’s Not Just About Breastfeeding

This Mother’s Day post is dedicated to the millions of moms who don’t or can’t breastfeed.  I am now one of them since breast cancer took my breasts, at age 37.  It’s for all of the moms who decide not to breastfeed, … Continue reading

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Booby Traps Series: Booby Traps in the NICU

This is the 37th in a series on Booby Traps, made possible by the generous support of Motherlove Herbal Company. For several months I’ve been writing about Booby Traps found in the hospital for healthy, full term babies.  But as … Continue reading

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Top 10 Questions to Help You Find a Breastfeeding-Supportive Hospital

Want success?  Go where there is a track record for it!  If you have ruled out giving birth at home or at a birth center that is known to support breastfeeding, the hospital you choose (and where you live), can … Continue reading

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“The Starter Wife” Star David Basche Goes from Boob Man to Breastfeeding Fan

Is it possible to go from being a “boob man” to being a breastfeeding fan?  In honor of Father’s Day, the awesome David Alan Basche shows us how it’s done.  David starred as Debra Messing’s ex-husband Kenny on the hit TV show … Continue reading

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Babeworthy: The Black Market for Breastmilk & How ‘HEALING’ Can Help You

What’s Babeworthy this week? Check it out! 1.  There’s a thriving black market for the sale, donation, and sharing of breast milk. They call it “liquid gold” for a reason!  What’s your take: should breast milk be sold? 2.  On … Continue reading

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Will donor milk save or sink breastfeeding?

Whenever there is another article about donor milk, I do a happy dance.  Last week there was a great article in Time.com about the increasing competition between milk banks and milk sharing organizations for excess milk from producing mothers.  In February, a … Continue reading

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