Tag Archives: Myths and Misinformation about Breastfeeding

Booby Trap: Docs Who Won’t Snip Tongue-Tie, Thousands of Breastfeeding Moms & Babies Suffer

Kudos to the researchers at the University of Florida for drawing attention to a major “Booby Trap” in helping mothers achieve their personal breastfeeding goal, as published online in Pediatrics. Many in the breastfeeding community have known for a long time that … Continue reading

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Last revised on 07/03/2010

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

Kendra Wilkinson is Breastfeeding Successfully (Despite Implant Fears!)

Reality TV star and former Playboy model Kendra Wilkinson is successfully breastfeeding, despite her initial fears.  (You may remember that US magazine reported that both Kendra Wilkinson and Kourtney Kardashian were concerned they would not be able to nurse their … Continue reading

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Last revised on 12/17/2009

Big City Moms’ Event Prepared Moms to Make Healthy Decision

Last Tuesday (October 6th) I attended the Big City Moms‘ Biggest Baby Shower Ever, held at the American Girl Place in New York City.     It was an awesome event and the line to get in went down the block.   All … Continue reading

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Last revised on 10/13/2009

Breastfeeding Advice for Kourtney Kardashian & Kendra Wilkinson

In an exclusive interview, Us Magazine announces that reality stars Kourtney Kardashian and Kendra Wilkinson still want to breastfeed, despite implants!   Here from the joint interview: “I was so scared that I wasn’t going to be able to nurse that when … Continue reading

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Last revised on 08/27/2009

Can I drink on New Year’s Eve?

Lots of new breastfeeding moms have the burning question . . . can I drink (alcohol) even though I am breastfeeding?    Given that it’s New Year’s Eve, we thought it would be a fine time to give you the low-down … Continue reading

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Last revised on 12/31/2008

I wasn’t breastfed and I turned out fine.

When we tell people we are in the boob business this is what we hear:    1)   What’s the big deal?   Aren’t most moms breastfeeding?  No.  Although 64% of new mothers try breastfeeding, only 14% make it to the minimum six months exclusive … Continue reading

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Last revised on 01/15/2008