Tag Archives: Empower

Did you get your Magical Hour?

“Birds do it, bees do it,  Even educated fleas do it, Let’s do it, let’s fall in love.”  It’s Valentine’s Day, and the drive to love  — and all the hugging, holding, and kissing that goes with it– is instinctive.   It’s … Continue reading

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Last revised on 02/14/2011

This is what love looks like.

Money can’t buy love, but sometimes a lot of love can bring in a big chunk of cash. When we entered the Chase Community Giving Facebook Contest we knew our chances of winning were very slim.   After all, there are … Continue reading

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Last revised on 09/09/2010

Indepent Films on Breastfeeding & Donor Milk To Hit Film Festivals

Another sign that we’ve reached the turning point in the breastfeeding movement is that there are several independent films in the works that have to do with breastfeeding and donor milk.    I was a little disappointed that Michael Moore’s film … Continue reading

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Last revised on 07/19/2010

Hot Moms Club & Divalysscious Moms Support Breastfeeding

By chance I heard about a fun party in Manhattan last night, a book signing for the “Hot Moms To Be Handbook” by Jessica Denay and “Bachelorette” Trista Sutter, held at the Paul LaBrecque Salon on East 65th Street.   Shari … Continue reading

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Last revised on 04/28/2010

A Mom With a New Baby Needs Your Help!

Take it from me:  we mothers find it very difficult to ask for help!   When my son was born, I found myself entertaining guests even though I had a grueling delivery, suffered from undiagnosed post-partum depression and could barely walk … Continue reading

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Last revised on 02/17/2010

How #Breastfeeding is Like Fishing

Bear with me while I make an analogy between breastfeeding and fishing, and tell me if you think I’ve gone off the deep end. There is an old saying:  “Give a man a fish, you feed him for a day; … Continue reading

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Last revised on 12/31/2009

CBS News: “Power of a Mother’s Milk”

CBS News did a wonderful segment that shows just how critical human milk is to premature infants.  Kudos to CBS for raising awareness of this important issue.  The video and accompanying article explain that only “45% of premature babies are going home on breastmilk, as … Continue reading

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Last revised on 04/13/2009

AAP responds to “The Case Against Breastfeeding”

By now you may have seen (and commented on) various responses to “The Case Against Breastfeeding” by Hannah Rosin in the April 2009 issue of Atlantic Monthly.   You can read Best for Babes’ response on the Moms Rising website, and for a … Continue reading

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Last revised on 03/19/2009

Can I drink on New Year’s Eve?

Lots of new breastfeeding moms have the burning question . . . can I drink (alcohol) even though I am breastfeeding?    Given that it’s New Year’s Eve, we thought it would be a fine time to give you the low-down … Continue reading

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Last revised on 12/31/2008