breastfeeding

MIT Researchers are Trying to Develop a Breast Pump That Doesn’t Suck

MIT Researchers are Trying to Develop a Breast Pump That Doesn’t Suck

On Sept 20th-21st, 2014, 150 parents, engineers, designers and healthcare providers will gather at the MIT Media Lab for the Make the Breast Pump Not Suck Hackathon. Other than finding a perfect, less

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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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5 Natural Remedies for Common Breastfeeding Issues

5 Natural Remedies for Common Breastfeeding Issues

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The Medical Community Is Failing Breastfeeding Moms – How To Find The Support You Need

The Medical Community Is Failing Breastfeeding Moms – How To Find The Support You Need

Before my son was born I figured breastfeeding would be a snap. Honestly, how hard could it be? One, attach baby. Two, baby nurses. The end. Ha. When my son was a newborn he was a lazy eater. He’d

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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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“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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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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