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Miracle Milk® Helps Heal Brain Injured, Formula-Fed Baby

The science is clear:  Our very own mom-made Miracle Milk®  provides perfect and customized nutrition and lifelong protection against many illnesses and diseases. But one exciting question is still unanswered: can breast milk be used medicinally as treatment in babies … Continue reading

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Science You Can Use: Nipple shields to kill HIV? Breastmilk as a model for an HIV vaccine? 2012 in breastfeeding and HIV research

Mother-to-child transmission of HIV through breastfeeding is a significant source of new infections in the developing world – accounting for as many as half of the 350,000 new pediatric infections each year world wide. But in developing countries not breastfeeding … Continue reading

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Booby Trap Series: If you need to supplement with formula, avoid these Booby Traps

This post is the 58th in a series on Booby Traps, made possible by the generous support of Motherlove Herbal Company. Sometimes supplementing a breastfed baby is necessary in the early days and weeks after birth.* When it is, it’s … 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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“Breastfeeding Failure” is an Oxymoron

Lately I’ve been wondering if “breastfeeding failure” is an oxymoron. I mean, to fail at something don’t you need to have a predetermined understanding of what failure is and what success is? Must you not be able to assess and … Continue reading

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The Babe’s Guide to Bottle Feeding

Unlike breastfeeding, we’ve all seen bottle feeding, and we all know how to do it. We’ve been surrounded by it growing up. If someone handed you a baby and a bottle you would know what to do right? Of course … Continue reading

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From Dou-la-la…Breast is Best, Sponsored by Simfamil: Don Draper Explains It All For Us.

This post was originally published on Dou-la-la on 9/4/2010. We’re so glad she’s allowed us to share it here, too! INT: STERLING COOPER DRAPER PRYCE, DON DRAPER’s OFFICE. PEGGY OLSON and PETE CAMPBELL sit expectantly on the sofa, an easel bearing … Continue reading

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Is “Try Formula” the Answer to Breastfeeding Guilt?

“It’s okay to try formula, you know.” Those are the words our family doctor uttered when I burst into tears in her office when my first born child was four weeks old and still hadn’t latched on once. I’d been … Continue reading

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Babeworthy: Formula Companies Get Creative

Did you catch these Babeworthy stories in the news this week?! 1.  Similac’s had an app for that for a few months and now Mead-Johnson, maker of Enfamil, is tossing their hat in the ring with their ExpectingBaby iPhone app. … Continue reading

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Newsweek: IRS to Mastectomy Moms: No Tax Relief for Baby Formula

In a Newsweek Exclusive, the IRS has confirmed that mothers who have suffered a double mastectomy can not deduct the expense of infant formula. We certainly sympathize with the Harris family–Best for Babes Co-Founder Danielle Rigg is a breast cancer … Continue reading

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