Happy World Breastfeeding Week!

  “20years ago, the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) launched its first World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) campaign with the theme: “Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative”. So much has happened in
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Finding Your Perfect Pump

The perfect pump is the one that helps you have a healthy breastfeeding experience. With all the brands and attachments on the market, how do you choose? Here is
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How Much Water Should I Drink?

Many mothers are told that they need to drink a great deal of water in order to make enough milk. So if the idea of 20 glasses a day
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Placenta Encapsulation: A Traditional Galactagogue

Placentophagy is the mammalian act of the mother consuming the placenta after birth. While there are no clinical trials in humans to prove or disprove the effectiveness of this
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Do I Need a Lactation Consult?

Plenty of moms have “just a quick question” about breastfeeding that really seems simple enough. Internet forums are an easy way to get quick answers or find links to
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10 Reasons Breastfeeding is Best for the Holidays

1. A nursing baby is a quiet baby, especially at holiday events that require silence. 2. No bottles to travel with. 3. The stores are all closed, but the
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Philips’ Study Shows Breastfeeding is Important, but Moms Don’t Meet Their Goals

The Philips Mother & Child Care Index recently released a report that 72% of mothers want to breastfeed “for as long as possible.” However, just over half of mothers
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Milk and Cookies!

Lactation Cookies are oatmeal cookies filled with lactogenic ingredients that can help boost a mother’s milk production. While much of the evidence to support foods and herbs as galactogogues
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Beware of Holiday Weaning

The holidays are a time when schedules seem to go out the window. Older babes who are well established with solids may be pillaging every plate they see. And
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Holiday Travel for Breastfeeding Families

If you’re headed out of town with a new baby, you’re in for an adventure. Travel with the tiny one is something new and different. There will be a
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