Breast cancer found through breastfeeding; Pregnancy struggles in cartoons; Funny Flu season tweets

  BREASTFEEDING My baby found my rare breast cancer and saved my life  Our body’s natural abilities and instincts are incredible. The recent story of Sarah Boyle and her son, Teddy, is the perfect example. At 26, Sarah’s baby refused to nurse from the...

Early days of breastfeeding; Gift-wrapping hacks; Elizabeth Pantley talks newborn sleep

BREASTFEEDING What the early days of breastfeeding really look like  Becky Vieira admits that she is not in love with breastfeeding, but she is grateful for the fact she is able to breastfeed. She has been using her Instagram account to connect with other nursing moms...

Breastfeeding Barbie; Showing off the bump; Top names of 2016; Hottest holiday toys

BREASTFEEDING Woman creates breastfeeding Barbie doll to battle stigma Betty Strachan, a 28-year-old Australian mother of two, recently decided she had had enough of the stigma around breastfeeding, but her reaction was not a to organize a latch-on event or a public...

Breastfeeding around the world; Rainbow Baby Shirt; Why Toddlers are like Coffee

BREASTFEEDING   What Is Breastfeeding Like In Other Countries? A Look At Breastfeeding Around The World This article explores what breastfeeding around the world looks by taking a look at six countries outside of the United States: India, Norway, France, Peru,...

Half-marathon mom pumps while racing; Opening up about PPD; Parents giving wrong medicine dosages

BREASTFEEDING Half-marathon mom pumps while performing Anna Young took the title of multi-tasking mom to the next level when she pumped during her recent race. The half-marathon mom shared her accomplishment on the Occupy Breastfeeding Facebook page, thanking the...

Twins’ Mum shares breastfeeding photo from work; Breast milk storage infographic; Asthma research

Twins’ mum shares photo and story to empower career women Hein Koh, a mother of twins, recently shared a ‘throwback photo’ to when her twins were a mere five weeks old and she was nursing. She wrote, “Despite the sleep deprivation and frequent...

Breastfeeding rates on the rise; Momsense app; Latest research on breastfeeding benefits

Breastfeeding rates on the rise in the U.S. How is the U.S. doing in terms of breastfeeding ratess? At least when comparing to itself, we are on the rise! A recent report published by the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, 54 percent of babies were breastfed...

Public breastfeeding earns praise; Photographing working moms; Breastfeeding benefits

Public breastfeeding earns positive response There are plenty of stories of outrage when it comes to public breastfeeding. Both businesses and people tend to regularly make breastfeeding moms feel uncomfortable or ashamed. The public breastfeeding stories that make...