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Campaign Aimed to Improve Breastfeeding rates in kansas

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In 2011, Kansas ranked 42nd nationally when surveyed by the Center of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on their hospitals’ (statewide) efforts to encourage mothers to breastfeed. Dr. Robert Moser, Kansas Department of Health and Environment Secretary stated “We have a lot of room for improvement,” on Thursday at the Kansas Health Summit on Breastfeeding. [...]

CDC: breastfeeding reduces risk of aggressive breast cancers in African-American women

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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and new studies have shown that African-American women who breast-feed may be able to decrease their risk of developing aggressive forms of breast cancer. The study was led by researchers at Rosewell Park Cancer Institute, Boston University’s Slone Epidemiology Center and the University of North Carolina Lineberger Cancer [...]

Dear Sear and Walmart: About your Breastfeeding Faus Pas, A new Pilot Project Could Save you (and other companies) millions

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We all watched with shaking heads this week as a Sears security employee posted screen shots of breastfeeding mothers that he captured from Sears security cameras.  The twitterverse unleashed its fury, citing the obvious concern about violating the privacy of these unsuspecting mothers and the obvious stupidity of an employee who should know better. The [...]

Your Post-Pregnancy Survival Guide: From After Delivery Soreness to Breastfeeding Discomfort, Check out these 4 Products

Nursing Blend is an all-natural dietary supplement used by nursing mothers when a boost in breast milk supply is needed.

Life after childbirth can have its minor discomforts, especially in the early days. Feeding schedules, diaper changes (and purchases), and sleepless nights (just to name a few—but not limited to) can be more than a handful for new mothers, and having nipple soreness and pain in other places “downtown”,  can make it worse! Post-pregnancy discomforts [...]

Gotta-Have-It Eats for Breastfeeding Moms: Yellow Squash & Onions with Spelt Pasta

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Recipes for Nursing Moms by The Breastfeeding Chef Yellow Squash and Onions with Spelt Pasta Serves 4 Caramelizing the onions gives this dish a delightful sweetness that marries well with the squash. This recipe is easily doubled and packs well for a great lunch.  This dish is as good for nursing moms as it is for the [...]

In Their Own Words: Real Women Share Their Breastfeeding Experiences

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I’m a new mom of a 9 week old and am exclusively breastfeeding. I am surprised with how strongly I feel about breastfeeding now, and am turning into a bit of a breastfeeding advocate to friends/family and my blog readers. I was featured on TheBump.com in their “public breastfeeding tips” video this week. My blog [...]

In Their Own Words: Real Women Share Their Breastfeeding Experiences

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I gave birth to my son in February 2012 and have been breastfeeding ever since. It’s the best decision I have made as a mother. It took a week for my milk to come in, but our lactation consultant was wonderful and supportive and helped us survive the week. I recently returned to work and [...]

My Breastfeeding Journey: Day One

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I read pamphlets, books, videos and blogs — but none of it truly prepared me for the difficulty of the early days of getting my newborn to suckle.

New Breastfeeding Book to Officially Debut at The Breastfeeding Coalition of Washington D.C.

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Husband and wife team Chennaiah and V. Kuroji Patrick are getting ready for the official launch party of their first book “This Milk Tastes Good,”
– a family- friendly nursery rhyme that takes all of the nutritional goodness of breast milk, the power of the public feeding and the need for daddy to be involved and rolling them into one.

The BB360° List: Black Breastfeeding Resources, Websites, Books, Blogs and More…

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For moms who choose the feed their children via the breast way, the Mocha Manual has put together a handy list of experts, books and organizations for you to turn to as you bond with your baby — everything you need to support you on your journey.