Tag Archives: Inspire

Booby Traps Series: When a gift from your OB is not a gift at all

This is the fourth in a series of posts on Booby Traps™ during pregnancy, made possible by the generous support of Motherlove Herbal Company. Did you receive a formula gift bag at your obstetrician or midwife’s office?  That’s the topic of … Continue reading

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Last revised on 03/10/2011

Books for Breastfeeding Executives, Social Entrepreneurs & Advocates

 Today’s the last day you can get free 2-day shipping on Amazon, so if you’re wondering what book to get your favorite breastfeeding advocate or breastfeeding non-profit executive, we’ve put together a list of some of our top picks.   Mind … Continue reading

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Last revised on 12/21/2010

The 12 Breastfeeding Days of Christmas

Sing it to your hospital, doctor, employer and store!  Sing it at the mall, they’ll ask for more!  Sing it far and sing it loud, sing it to the squeamish crowd.  Sing it at your breastfeeding meeting, sing it as a friendly … Continue reading

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Last revised on 12/16/2010

Breast Cancer Orgs: Please Include The Protection (Literally) Right Under Our Noses!

This is a follow-up to my earlier post My Breast Cancer:  Why I Won’t Race for the Cure, and one of several  this month in honor of all the women who bear the physical and emotional scars of breast cancer … Continue reading

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Last revised on 10/26/2010

Actress Kaitlin Olson Has a Sunny Outlook on Birth and Breastfeeding

In honor of World Breastfeeding Week, we’re thrilled to bring you an interview with “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” Actress Kaitlin Olson.  TV Guide says Kaitlin is “working an unconventional beauty-meets-bawdy vibe we haven’t seen (or enjoyed so much) since. . … Continue reading

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Last revised on 08/05/2010

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

Give Kourtney Kardashian Kudos on Blogging About Breastfeeding for People.com

Hotly followed reality star Kourtney Kardashian is now writing a regular blog for People.com’s Mom & Babies and we’re thrilled about it!  In writing about traveling with baby Mason, Kourtney expresses every new mother’s anxiety: At first, I was scared … Continue reading

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Last revised on 06/16/2010

(Almost) Wordless Wednesday: Famous Breastfeeding Magazine Covers & Photos

A nude, expecting Demi Moore on the cover of Vanity Fair, captured by Annie Leibovitz, sparked a cultural acceptance of pregnancy and launched a booming maternity and “mommy & me” industry.   Since that worked so well to mainstream pregnancy, would it work to … Continue reading

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Last revised on 05/12/2010

Extraordinary Breastfeeding: A CBSNews.com Producer’s Story

Last week CBSNews.com ran a wonderful video on the Challenges of Breastfeeding, and we issued a challenge to our readers to send 100 letters to CBSNews.com thanking them for “getting breastfeeding right.”   (If you haven’t yet, please send an e-mail to … Continue reading

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Last revised on 04/27/2010

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