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Actress Jenna Elfman Joins Best for Babes Advisory Board

The Best for Babes®  Foundation is thrilled to to announce that actress Jenna Elfman, star of NBC’s new comedy, Growing Up Fisher, has agreed to join their Advisory Board.  As a mother who struggled with breastfeeding and ultimately succeeded, Ms. Elfman … Continue reading

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Booby Traps Series: 40 years on, why is breastfeeding in public still a problem?

A few years ago, while staffing a hospital breastfeeding warm line, I spoke on the phone with a nursing mom who had called to ask for advice on weaning. She was young (maybe 18) and Latina, and from the start … Continue reading

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Booby Traps Series: Let’s give thanks for this year’s Booby Trap-busting developments

This is the 62nd in a series of posts on Booby Traps, made possible by the generous support of Motherlove Herbal Company. You might think that writing each week about Booby Traps would make one feel pretty discouraged. But I’m … Continue reading

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Kelly Preston is Still Breastfeeding 16 month old Benjamin, Finds it “Healing”

“I am still breastfeeding Benjamin and it has been incredibly rewarding and healing.  It gives me so much joy to breastfeed him and I am so grateful that I am able to do it. He loves it too!  Mother’s milk … Continue reading

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Jenna Elfman, Kelly Preston & Laila Ali to Host First Ever Breastfeeding & Toxin-free Living Event, April 14, 2012

Babes, April 14th is a great day for moms and babies!  Actresses Jenna Elfman, Kelly Preston and former boxer Laila Ali, in partnership with non-profits Best for Babes and Healthy Child Healthy World, will host the first-ever celebrity-driven event to … Continue reading

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Great Breastfeeding Quotes

If I had only known when I had my first . . . I definitely experienced a lot of challenges.  As a result, I’m on a mission with every pregnant woman I see!  I’ll ask, “So are you planning to … Continue reading

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Jenna Elfman, Kelly Rutherford, Alysia Reiner share THEIR mothers’ breastfeeding stories

Our theme for this year’s Mother’s Day is “The Broken Circle of Breastfeeding:  Helping Our Mothers Heal,” inspired by the letters between BfB Co-founder Danielle Rigg and her mother, Jill Berke.  Like many of our mothers, Jill didn’t breastfeed her children, because, … Continue reading

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A Hug from the US Surgeon General for YOU

Moms, we are back from the US Surgeon’s Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding and the US Breastfeeding Committee meetings and we come bearing a gift for ALL of you — a HUG from the US Surgeon General herself!  That’s … Continue reading

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Jenna Elfman Part II: Hospital Booby Traps, the TSA, and Nursing in Public

Best for Babes’ latest Champion for Moms, actress Jenna Elfman, shares Part II of her exclusive breastfeeding story with us, candidly recounting her “run-in” with the TSA over breastmilk screening and other adventures of nursing in public (NIP).  She shares the sweet triumph of  beating the … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks: Jenna Elfman Donates Breastmilk to Save Sick Baby, Beats Breastfeeding Booby Traps™

Actress Jenna Elfman shares her challenging breastfeeding experience, how she overcame obstacles, and how her pumped breastmilk helped save the life of a baby that was born drug-addicted.   Jenna Elfman won a Golden Globe for her role in the hit … Continue reading

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