Tag Archives: NICU
Last year a friend of mine had a baby in the U.K. Her baby was preterm, and I was doing what I could over email to help with breastfeeding while her baby was in the NICU. Anticipating that she might … Continue reading
Booby Traps Series: VBAC is a breastfeeding issue. Lack of access to VBAC is a Booby Trap for millions of moms.
The Listening to Mothers III survey, published by Childbirth Connection this month, contained a set of sobering statistics. This survey found that, while moms’ interest in VBAC is increasing (from 45% to 48%), “the proportion of women with a prior … Continue reading
Music is food for the soul, they say. But what it if also made food for babies? A recent study found that mothers of babies in the NICU pumped more milk – and fattier milk – when listening to recorded … Continue reading
This is the 37th in a series on Booby Traps, made possible by the generous support of Motherlove Herbal Company. For several months I’ve been writing about Booby Traps found in the hospital for healthy, full term babies. But as … Continue reading
By Elita of Blacktating.com for the Best for Babes Foundation ©2010 Remember last week when supermodel Gisele Bundchen said she thought there should be a law requiring moms to breastfeed for 6 months? Well, she got her wish. Indonesia passed … Continue reading