TreeOfLife Brelfie app; Non-toxic gifts; Top recipe apps; Keeping baby warm in the car

  BREASTFEEDING Moms turn to app for unique ‘treeoflife brelfies’ “We are the tree of life” is the theme of the new and trending way to share ‘brelfies’ on social media. “Moms around the world are downloading PicsArt — a...

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...

Army wife breastfeeds at wedding; Real life photoshoot; Lactation consultant advice

Army wife goes viral for breastfeeding at wedding photo Naomi Jael Covert, a 21-year-old full-time army wife from Vilseck, stormed the breastfeeding world last week when she posted to Instagram a picture of herself breastfeeding 10-month old son at a wedding....

Double standard in breastfeeding; 72-year-old breastfeeds; IVF pregnancy announcement

MMA Breastfeeder calls out double standard Jackie Owens is not just a Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Ring Girl, but the mother of three children. She recently posted to Facebook two images, side-by-side: one of herself in the MMA ring and one of herself breastfeeding. She...

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...

Breastfeeding Advocate Olivia Wilde, Dad Tweets & C-Sections

Olivia Wilde, breastfeeding advocate, announces second pregnancy with adorable son A favorite celebrity breastfeeding advocate, Olivia Wilde, has just announced the news of her second baby! She and son Otis shared a super-cute baby bump photo on Instagram to share the...

Been There, Pumped There. Pumping moms’ tips on returning to work

Get answers for pumping moms at work! We asked moms on our Hygeia Baby Facebook page for some tips on pumping at work and here’s what they had to say: -At first I felt bad about taking breaks to pump, then I thought if I were with my baby and she were hungry, would I...

Preparing for Pumping at Work

Who knew? A few years ago we could only dream of a federal law that would provide break time for breastfeeding or breast milk feeding mothers to pump or express at work. And then to have that followed by an IRS reversal to allow use of health savings account plans or...