Tag Archives: Human milk

Thank you, Miracle Milk® Stroll supporters!

As we wrap up the 2016 Miracle Milk® Stroll weekend, we want to say THANK YOU to all of the volunteers who made this happen. Without our local coordinators, there would be no Stroll – thank you. Without our generous … Continue reading

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Last revised on 05/15/2016

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, MPH, CHES, IBCLC | 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

Mother’s Own Milk is Essential to Preventing NEC in Preterm Infants

by Melissa Bartick, MD, MSc The latest research on the impact of breast milk on the risk of necrotizing enterocolitis by my colleague Dr. Tarah Colaizy and our team shows a stunning result: in infants fed a diet of at … Continue reading

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Last revised on 05/09/2016

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

The Code – Why Does it Matter to You?

If you’ve been in the world of infant feeding for a bit you’ve likely heard of The Code – aka the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes. Many know it exists, but don’t know much about what it is … Continue reading

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Last revised on 03/18/2016

2016 Miracle Milk® Stroll Brings Human Milk to Fragile Babies

For Immediate Release:  The Best for Babes® Foundation announces the 2016 Miracle Milk® Stroll: the third annual worldwide stroll to raise awareness of the lifesaving power of human milk in the NICU and boost donations of milk.  On May 13 … Continue reading

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Last revised on 03/14/2016

J & G: Partner Support, Skin-to-Skin, and Songs

In this final installment of our exclusive interview, Justin and George discuss partner support, cloth diapers, and the possibility of a breastfeeding song! Partner Support JF: Breastfeeding is a relationship between a mother and child. How do you see your … Continue reading

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Last revised on 02/19/2016

Angie Forsett Stays Focused, Aces the Booby Traps!

Angie Forsett, wife of Baltimore Raven’s Justin Forsett, and former member of the United States National Volleyball team, has a “fake it till you make it” attitude about breastfeeding.  A star athlete in her own right, she’s one of the … Continue reading

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Last revised on 01/13/2016