breastfeeding

“Breastmilk” the Movie, from the Executive Producers of “The Business of Being Born” is Available on iTunes & DVD August 5th

“Breastmilk” the Movie, from the Executive Producers of “The Business of Being Born” is Available on iTunes & DVD August 5th

From the moment they share that they’re pregnant, most women are inundated with, “Breast is best” speeches about breastfeeding. Yet, while there’s plenty of research backing up

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Eco-friendly Family Companies Whose Products are Made in the USA

Eco-friendly Family Companies Whose Products are Made in the USA

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Aleva’s Plant-Based Nursing Balm is a Lanolin-Free Nipple Soother for Vegan Moms & Babies

Aleva’s Plant-Based Nursing Balm is a Lanolin-Free Nipple Soother for Vegan Moms & Babies

Breastfeeding is such a lovely time to bond with baby, but many infants take a few days or weeks to get the hang of it, during which time a mother’s sensitive nipples really start to wear and tear.

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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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NuuNest is an Around-the-Clock App for All Your Newborn Needs

NuuNest is an Around-the-Clock App for All Your Newborn Needs

Even though people have been raising babies since the dawn of man — the little bundles of joy still remain a mystery in myriad ways. They arrive into the world a few weeks early or several days

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10 Easy, Natural Ways to Increase Your Breast Milk Supply

10 Easy, Natural Ways to Increase Your Breast Milk Supply

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Breast Milk Linked to Lower Heart Disease Risks in Adulthood

Breast Milk Linked to Lower Heart Disease Risks in Adulthood

There’s yet another great reason to breastfeed say researchers from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. According to the researchers findings, babies who have a low birth weight and babies who

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When Breastfeeding Fails: Moving Past the Guilt & Disappointment of Not Being Able to Nurse Your Baby

When Breastfeeding Fails: Moving Past the Guilt & Disappointment of Not Being Able to Nurse Your Baby

My son Darrol Henry recently turned one. First birthdays are always a huge deal, but I got an added bit of excitement when my little man hit 12 months: our pediatrician said we could stop giving him

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LATCH Baby Bottle Nipples Mimic How a Breast Moves, Stretches, and Pumps

LATCH Baby Bottle Nipples Mimic How a Breast Moves, Stretches, and Pumps

Breastfeeding is super-rewarding, but it can be challenging, and in some cases, not possible. Nipple confusion is always a concern for nursing moms who would like to pump and have baby feed from the

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Stylish, Sustainable Maternity to Nursing Wear by Boob

Stylish, Sustainable Maternity to Nursing Wear by Boob

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Scientist Suggests that Babies Cry & Breastfeed During the Night to Prevent Siblings

Scientist Suggests that Babies Cry & Breastfeed During the Night to Prevent Siblings

Self preservation is a strong motivator in humans — even in very young babies according to evolutionary biologist David Haig, who says babies may cry in order to prevent their parents from having

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Google Glass Enables New Moms to Get High-Tech Breastfeeding Support

Google Glass Enables New Moms to Get High-Tech Breastfeeding Support

Breastfeeding Support Project – An Overview from Small World Social on Vimeo. The Australian Breastfeeding Association (ABA) recently completed a trial breastfeeding support project with Google

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Monsanto’s Roundup Found in the Breast Milk of U.S. Mothers

Monsanto’s Roundup Found in the Breast Milk of U.S. Mothers

Glyphosate-containing herbicides, which fall under many trademarks such as Monsanto’s ‘Roundup,’ are top selling herbicides in the world and now they are popping up in the breast milk of

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BOOK REVIEW: The Kind Mama by Alicia Silverstone

BOOK REVIEW: The Kind Mama by Alicia Silverstone

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Award Winning ‘Latch’ Campaign Rates Breastfeeding Friendly Establishments in NYC

Award Winning ‘Latch’ Campaign Rates Breastfeeding Friendly Establishments in NYC

Four graduate students at New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service took home the gold in the third annual National Invitational Public Policy Challenge for their proposal

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Firefly Infant Phototherapy Device Treats Jaundice & Saves Infants Lives in Developing Nations

Firefly Infant Phototherapy Device Treats Jaundice & Saves Infants Lives in Developing Nations

Nearly 3 in 5 babies (or 60%) are born with jaundice, a condition that leaves their skin and eyes with a yellowish tint due to excess bilirubin in their blood. In most cases, newborns will recover without

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Mothers in the United Arab Emirates are Now Required to Breastfeed their Children by Law

Mothers in the United Arab Emirates are Now Required to Breastfeed their Children by Law

Photo by Shutterstock The Federal National Council has passed a clause in the Child Rights law that requires all mothers to breastfeed, because as Sultan Al Sammahi (Fujairah), a member of the council

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Pope Francis Encourages Mothers to Breastfeed Their Babies During Baptism at Sistine Chapel

Pope Francis Encourages Mothers to Breastfeed Their Babies During Baptism at Sistine Chapel

Photo by neneo / Shutterstock.com The leader of the Roman Catholic church is unequivocally and refreshingly an advocate of breastfeeding in public. There have been previous reports in recent news that

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