Tag Archives: Peer Support

Hidden Booby Trap: Is Your Lactation “Specialist” an Imposter?

Today, March 3rd 2010 is IBCLC Day as designated by ILCA–the International Lactation Consultant Association.  (IBCLC stands for International Board Certified Lactation Consultant.)  This year’s theme is “Experience You Can Trust.”  Best for Babes would like to congratulate ILCA on 25 years, … Continue reading

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Last revised on 03/03/2010

Needed: More Breastfeeding Support Groups for Working Moms

A couple of months ago I had a conversation with a mom on Twitter who had struggled with breastfeeding, and had been unable to find a support group either within or outside of her place of employment that accomodated working mothers.  … Continue reading

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Last revised on 02/22/2010

A Mom With a New Baby Needs Your Help!

Take it from me:  we mothers find it very difficult to ask for help!   When my son was born, I found myself entertaining guests even though I had a grueling delivery, suffered from undiagnosed post-partum depression and could barely walk … Continue reading

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Last revised on 02/17/2010

What We Do for Love

It’s been a crazy few days.  My Best for Babes co-founder Danielle and I were scheduled to fly out to Ohio on Tuesday morning to meet with a key player in the breastfeeding world.  Monday afternoon we noticed the weather report … Continue reading

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Last revised on 02/11/2010

Best (and worst) things to say to a mom about breastfeeding

We would love your input here.   We have put up a new section on our website about how to be a “bosom buddy” and what to say and not to say to moms (see below), and would love more suggestions … Continue reading

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Last revised on 05/18/2009

I don’t want to breastfeed.

Well, neither did I, but I sure wasn’t going to tell anyone about it.   I suspect that there are many other women who feel the way I did.  I didn’t admit it to anyone because I didn’t want anyone hitting me over … Continue reading

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Last revised on 10/22/2008