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    Call it unthinkable. Call it a mother's instinct. Call it what you will. That this mom breastfed another mom's baby may bring mixed reactions, from endearment to discomfort, but the fact remains that this simple act saved the baby's life. This goes way beyond the life-giving benefits that all...
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    A nursing mother is taking on the Chicago judicial system after being denied access to an appropriate lactation room to pump her milk, and instead, being offered the men's bathroom. It's hard to believe that it's 2018 when you read the latest headlines out of Chicago. A new mom, committed to...
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    Who says you can't be a breastfeeding mama and play hockey at the same time? Not Serah Small! Photos of the Alberta mom breastfeeding her baby during a hockey tournament intermission have gone viral for all the right reasons. The Internet is applauding Serah for jumping back into hockey shortly...
  4. Baby
    There are women who become mothers, initiate breastfeeding, and are able to breastfeed for a year or more without any reason to reach out for help. (Really! I've known some of these mothers!) And then there is me. My first baby was born very premature, never latched, and depended on my electric...
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    Although we know breast is best, we also know breast isn't always an option. That's why some mothers are turning to milk share programs. And more and more, mothers are looking to help other moms by donating their own milk. After my son died, I felt like I had insult to injury in that I did not...
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    Investigative comedian, Adam Conover, decided to take on the very heated issue of breastfeeding versus formula feeding in his second season premiere of Adam Ruins Everything. The mommy wars are nothing new: vaccine versus anti-vaccine, epidural versus natural birth, stay-at-home versus working...
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    Photo Credit: Tiff [email protected] There is nothing more touching than the sight of a mother nursing her child, yet mothers continue to experience the stigma of breastfeeding. Probiotics company, Hyperbiotics, is working to change that. Using beautiful photos and a simple Instagram hashtag...
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    Through the use of photography, one Australian Mom is hoping to shed light on the idea that breastfeeding past the age of one is not only healthy, but completely normal. Lacey Barratt, a birth photographer from Melbourne, recently posted an image on her Instagram account that created a lot of...
  9. Baby
    A new bill introduced into the Ohio legislature would help breastfeeding moms address a very common dilemma: How do you fulfill your civic duty while nursing your child? As the adage goes: Breast is Best. While the awareness surrounding the health advantages of breastfeeding has continued to...
  10. Baby
      Celebrities are joining our fight to normalize breastfeeding - any place, any time. This is celebrity news that we can stand behind. Alright, let's be real. Mothering does not cover celebrity news or gossip. It's not our expertise and to be honest, we don't care about the latest celebrity...
  11. Baby
    As soon as I found out I was pregnant, I prepared myself for breastfeeding. I bought: feeding bras, sporty ones and sexy ones; nipple cream; fancy nursing pyjamas; breast pads; and a feeding pillow. I was ready. There was no question in my mind - I was going to breastfeed my baby. After all...
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    A viral post about a newborn's death caused by starvation is sparking heated conversations about exclusive breastfeeding. You've probably seen the story - a mother is speaking out about how her newborn starved to death because he was exclusively breastfed. Proponents of nursing believe the...
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    Issue 144 - May/June 2009 By Peggy O'Mara, Editor & Publisher of Mothering Magazine Yesterday I received an e-mail, signed "Wavering Somewhat," from the nursing mom of a 26-month-old daughter. The mom had read Hanna Rosin's "The Case Against Breast-Feeding," an article published in the April...
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