Tag Archives: La Leche League

Booby Traps Series: “If we lived on an island where nobody else cared what we did…” How stigma hinders nursing past infancy.

In Mothering Your Nursing Toddler, author Norma Jane Bumgarner describes the reasons why mothers feel they can’t breastfeed past infancy,* even though they (and presumably their children) would like to: “What other people think bothers me too much.” “Nursing is … Continue reading

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Science You Can Use: Moms in “First Food Deserts” are hard pressed to breastfeed

Have you heard the term “food desert?” It means an area where people have little or no access to grocery stores that offer fresh and affordable foods needed to maintain a healthy diet.  The food that is for sale in … Continue reading

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Booby Traps Series: Booby Traps in the Dentist’s Chair

This post is the 56th in a series on Booby Traps, made possible by the generous support of Motherlove Herbal Company. “I have to have some dental work done next week, and they will be using local anesthesia. When I … Continue reading

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Announcing 1-855-NIP-FREE: the Best for Babes “Nursing In Public” Harassment Hotline

Best for Babes is excited to announce our newest undertaking, a Nursing In Public (NIP) incident reporting hotline! Best for Babes is taking action against nursing in public harassment. We believe in protecting the legal, civil and human rights of … Continue reading

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Holiday Style Guide for Breastfeeding Babes

If you’re looking for the perfect outfit for the holidays, for yourself or for an expecting or new mom, look no further . . . we’ve pulled together our list of hot holiday picks to celebrate the season with style, because … Continue reading

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