Breastfeeding

Moms Get a Thank You Card for Breastfeeding in Public

August 4, 2012

Sam sent me this little story and picture of this brilliant card. THIS. IS. AWESOME.!!!! “I thought of you when my cousin told me this. My cousin was breastfeeding her daughter next to her friend who was also breastfeeding her daughter and a mommy came up to them and slipped them two little hand made […]

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Breastfeeding a Surrogate Baby

August 3, 2012

Alison sent me this beautiful picture of her nursing her surrogate baby she birthed for a couple. She says, “This photo was taken when my third surrogate son was 2 days old. His daddies asked that I nurse him while we were in the hospital together. I now exclusively pump and ship my milk to […]

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Surprise Breech Baby and Overcoming Breastfeeding Struggles

August 2, 2012

Surprise Breech Baby My husband and I decided right away to have a midwife attended delivery and chose the Hypnobabies birthing method. I also decided a water birth would be the most natural. Our daughter was head down for the last 8 weeks, and our last appointment was 3 days prior to her birth – […]

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Breastfeeding After a Reduction

August 2, 2012

Can a woman breastfeed after having a breast reduction? Danialle shares her experience doing just that. “Your website is beautiful and touching. My daughter is 3 1/2, but reading this made me go back and revisit her birth and all the love and fear I had! The one thing I’m so glad I did, but […]

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Best Breastfeeding Picture…EVER!

July 9, 2012

Christina sent this into me and at first it didn’t look like her baby was nursing. Then I opened it. What followed was me sitting in my living room. Laughing hysterically. All by myself. This is truly the best breastfeeding picture I’ve ever seen. Nursing at the pier in San Francisco, Kara 22 months and […]

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Why Women in the U.S. ‘Overreact’; Lack of Breastfeeding Support

July 6, 2012

I recently shared Pink’s picture she posted on Twitter. She was on a break while on set, nursing and bonding with her baby girl. The comments that followed were a huge mix of support, questioning if she was really nursing, and then nasty comments which I removed. All I see is awesomeness. I am baffled […]

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How To Support Breastfeeding with a Google Doodle.

July 5, 2012

Best title to a blog post…ever! The woman behind Tales of a Kitchen Witch put together this Google Doodle to support World Breastfeeding Week August 1-7,¬† 2012. Here’s the thing. You can put a little action behind your words of encouragement and support. From Google: How can Google users/the public submit ideas for doodles? The […]

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Formula Companies Push Breastfeeding Mothers to Fail

July 2, 2012

“This was from a bag that was given to me at the hospital after giving birth. At first glance I actually thought it was an alternative to the usual formula bag they give. Hah. Nope. It was a cute bag filled with a can of formula, coupons, a little freezer bag for breast milk storage […]

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Fun Breastfeeding Picture

June 26, 2012

This was shared in our Birth Without Fear Support group tonight. It made me smile after a long day. I’d share it on FB, but it would be removed, so I will share it with you here (with mama’s permission). This is Linda’s son at 12 months and it just screams ADORABLE! Have your little […]

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A Surrogate’s Experience

May 25, 2012

“I was a surrogate and the delivery was at home. Her mama and I cross nursed for a couple days¬† (so yeah the nursing photo is me nursing a baby that isn’t mine) and I now pump and donate (albeit not for my surrobaby).” ~Kristina A surrogate home birth… Surrogate mother nursing her surrogate baby… […]

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