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Is “Try Formula” the Answer to Breastfeeding Guilt?

“It’s okay to try formula, you know.” Those are the words our family doctor uttered when I burst into tears in her office when my first born child was four weeks old and still hadn’t latched on once. I’d been … Continue reading

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For Baby’s Grandmother: Info about breastfeeding and tips to help the breastfeeding Babe

This is the sixth and final post in our special series for Mother’s Day, themed “Rebuilding the Circle.”  We asked Laura Keegan, RN, FNP to create a letter for daughters to give to their mothers that discusses the decision to … Continue reading

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Rebuilding the Circle: When You Have Your Own Baby, You Really Want Your Mom

This is the fifth post in our special series for Mother’s Day, themed “Rebuilding the Circle.”  We asked Laura Keegan, RN, FNP to create a letter for daughters to give to their mothers that discusses the decision to breastfeed.  Laura … Continue reading

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Rebuilding the Circle: A Very Delicate Subject

This is the fourth post in our special series for Mother’s Day, themed “Rebuilding the Circle.”  Sometimes, connecting with our own moms as we nurse our babies can be our biggest breastfeeding hurdle – but it’s one we can clear … Continue reading

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The Next Generation of Moms: When Breastfeeding Comes Full-Circle

This Mother’s Day is dedicated to our mothers and grandmothers and the world of women who encircle, influence, love and guide us– whether they breastfed us or they didn’t. This is the third post in our Rebuilding the Circle series … Continue reading

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Are Lactation Consultants too Pricey?

Last year, the New York Times published an article about lactation consultant Freda Rosenfeld. A reader responded that the fee charged by lactation consultants is outrageous…depending on where you live, it can cost between $120 – $300+ per session.  It … Continue reading

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