World Breastfeeding Week 2013

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Did you know that since 1992, August 1st to 7th became World Breastfeeding Week? Neither did I! And that it is supported by UNICEF, WHO, FAO and ministries of health in many countries? Nope, me neither. This year, the makers are turning the focus to Breastfeeding Support and Peer Counseling. I am thrilled about this […]

Three Things I’ll Tell My Sisters About Breastfeeding

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My sisters don’t yet have children, but while I’m in the thick of mothering, specifically breastfeeding, I wanted to log away a few of my thoughts and feelings. This is everything I’d tell a good friend or an expectant mama with a listening ear too, so I thought, why not share here?  First, sisters of […]

Gender Neutral Nursing Covers

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A friend of mine is expecting her first baby and she asked me about what my favorite brand of nursing cover is. My advice is always to try on different covers, if possible, and see which one works for you. Once you know what brand you like, you can then choose one of their many […]

5 Ways to Support a Nursing Mama When She Visits Your Home

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This month marks my 20th month of breastfeeding between my two children. In that time, I’ve nursed just about everywhere imaginable – airports, cars, parks, restaurants and one of my personal favorites, Nordstrom. Can I get an “amen” for their fantastic mother’s rooms? All those public places used to worry me when it came to […]

How Long Do You Breastfeed Your Baby?

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Today I’m here to talk breast feeding. How long one breast feeds their child to be specific. Is there a certain age that is ideal to stop breast feeding your child? How long does the average mother breast feed their child? What is best for you? Let’s talk! The American Pediatric Association defines extended nursing […]

Recycle Your Nursing Bras With Bras2Moms

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Bras are expensive, and nursing bras are no exception. Although it might not be the most fun lingerie shopping trip, having a properly fitting nursing bra is key to breastfeeding success. Can I get a hearty “Amen!”? Too small and a mama risks plugged ducts and other complications, to loose and the lack of support […]

Boppy Introduces New Updated Nursing Pillow

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One of the most popular nursing pillow companies, Boppy, has just introduced a new updated nursing pillow. The Boppy Pillow has been a must-have on most nursing mama’s baby registry for a long time. I loved and used my Boppy with each of my three kids and I love that they have updated it to […]

The Importance of Supporting a Breastfeeding Mom

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I attend my local La Leche meetings every month, as long as neither of my kids are sick. Even in the two months before baby number 2 was born and baby number 1 had stopped nursing, I continued to go because I wanted to offer my help to new moms, and be around the old […]

Nurse-In At Hollister Stores Across The U.S on January 5, 2013

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  Calling all nursing moms! You are needed! WHAT: Nurse-in WHERE: Hollister stores across the U.S. WHEN: Saturday January 5th, 2013 at 3pm local time. WHY: Brittany Warfield claims that as she was nursing her 7 month old with her jacket over her in front of a Hollister store in Houston, Texas, the male manager […]

Functional and Fabulous Nursing Tanks

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I’ve been nursing or pumping for a total of 17 months and am still going strong. At times, it’s been difficult to modify my clothing into something that allows for easy access multiple times each day. But, I’m committed to breastfeeding and am therefore, committed to making snazzy adjustments to my wardrobe. Nursing tanks have […]