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Mom creates breastfeeding mother Barbie dolls to normalize nursing

Mom creates breastfeeding mother Barbie dolls to normalize nursing

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A breastfeeding emoji is coming soon!

A breastfeeding emoji is coming soon!

If a picture is worth 1,000 words, many of us compose a novels-worth of emojis every day. As amusing as these graphics are, they also serve an important short-cutting purpose, especially when we are

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10 Active duty military moms pose for powerful group photo to normalize public breastfeeding

10 Active duty military moms pose for powerful group photo to normalize public breastfeeding

Photographer and former Army solider Tara Ruby has been trying in earnest to share this powerful image, captured of 10 active duty moms in uniform breastfeeding together at Fort Bliss, the Army post near

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Icelandic politician breastfeeds her baby while addressing parliament during a televised speech

Icelandic politician breastfeeds her baby while addressing parliament during a televised speech

Babies eat and sleep pretty much whenever and wherever they want, which can lead new moms to face some interesting and unexpected breastfeeding moments. For me, it was when I held my nursing newborn in

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Women’s breasts start eating themselves once breastfeeding is over

Women's breasts start eating themselves once breastfeeding is over

After 40 or so weeks of gestation, labor and delivery, and postpartum bodily changes, we thought we knew almost everything about the weird and wonderful functions and capabilities of the female human

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San Diego’s first mother’s milk bank will provide breast milk to the region’s most vulnerable babies

San Diego's first mother's milk bank will provide breast milk to the region's most vulnerable babies

It’s surprising that until now, a state as large as California had only one community breast milk bank. Thankfully, San Diego residents and former UC San Diego students Hannah and Zachary Johnson

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World’s first breastfeeding bench/changing table installed in a public park in Croatia to normalize nursing

World's first breastfeeding bench/changing table installed in a public park in Croatia to normalize nursing

Ines Petek (Photo credit: Croatian Breastfeeding Support Group – HUGPD) Although breastfeeding is a completely natural act between mother and child, people are still trying to normalize the process all

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11 super easy vegetarian and vegan power foods for breastfeeding moms

11 super easy vegetarian and vegan power foods for breastfeeding moms

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Baby-friendly hospitals are closing their nurseries so mothers can focus on breastfeeding & bonding with their newborns

Baby-friendly hospitals are closing their nurseries so mothers can focus on breastfeeding & bonding with their newborns

After I gave birth, I wanted to keep my son as close to me as possible, and he stayed by my side until we left the hospital a few days later. With him nearby, we could focus on breastfeeding, learn his

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Breast milk jewelry turns mother’s liquid gold into a wearable keepsake

Breast milk jewelry turns mother's liquid gold into a wearable keepsake

Image © Debora Lacreta When I think of the 15 months I nursed my son, I feel overwhelmingly sentimental. For a colicky baby and an overwhelmed new mama, breastfeeding was one of the few ways that calmed

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A new high-tech breast pump promises a gentler, more peaceful pumping experience for nursing mothers

A new high-tech breast pump promises a gentler, more peaceful pumping experience for nursing mothers

A new breast pump on the market is raising the bar to provide a more comfortable and data-driven pumping experience for new mothers. The Naya Health Smart Pump is a water-based hydraulic system that

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MomSense breastfeeding meter enables mothers to calculate how much milk their baby consumes while nursing

MomSense breastfeeding meter enables mothers to calculate how much milk their baby consumes while nursing

Breastfeeding presents plenty of challenges, and most mothers worry about whether or not their child is getting enough milk. The Surgeon General’s office estimates that as many as 50% of breastfeeding

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The Milk Lounge breastfeeding cafe opens in England, owner receives death threats

The Milk Lounge breastfeeding cafe opens in England, owner receives death threats

Another day, another round of folks appalled by mothers breastfeeding their babies. When will the madness end? For mom and new business owner, 22 year-old Charlotte Purdie, it’s just beginning.

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HOW TO: Make organic lactation cookies to help increase your breast milk production

HOW TO: Make organic lactation cookies to help increase your breast milk production

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Increasing global breastfeeding rates could save the lives of more than 820,000 babies and 20,000 mothers each year

Increasing global breastfeeding rates could save the lives of more than 820,000 babies and 20,000 mothers each year

We have established time and again that breastfeeding is extremely beneficial to both mother and child. A new report published in the medical journal The Lancet reviewed more than 1,300 studies that

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Scientists declare breast milk protein could be the key to combating drug-resistant bacteria

Scientists declare breast milk protein could be the key to combating drug-resistant bacteria

Breast milk is amazing. It provides perfectly balanced nutrition for newborns and older babies, helps transfer antibodies to ward off illness, and bolsters immunity for little ones as they grow. Now,

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Studies show that moms also benefit from breastfeeding

Studies show that moms also benefit from breastfeeding

While the benefits of breastfeeding for babies have been well-studied, two recent studies show that mothers who nurse also receive a health boost. The first study found that breastfeeding, even for a

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Mamachic: a versatile bamboo knit wrap that’s destined to become mom’s favorite accessory

Mamachic: a versatile bamboo knit wrap that's destined to become mom's favorite accessory

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