2012 Breastfeeding Conference: The Latest Research

by: Renee Bowling, RN, CBFE I was extremely lucky to be able to attend a breastfeeding conference recently in San Antonio, TX. The 3 presenters [...]

The Importance of Breastfeeding Support

By: Stephanie Duhon The American Academy of Pediatrics and the World Health Organization recommend that moms exclusively breastfeed their babies for at least the first [...]

No Need to Panic Part III: Plugged Ducts

by: Kimberly Bowman If you notice a hard lump in your breast while breastfeeding do not burst into tears and call the oncologist. Instead, let [...]

No Need to Panic: Breastfeeding Issues Part 1

by: Kimberly Bowman There you are, breast-pumping away while reading People. Ok, so it was The Economist but you were wishing it was People. When [...]

What is a Hooter Hider??

by: Rachel McKenny If you plan to breastfeed, you’ll want to know the answer to that question. Hooter Hiders are made by Bebe au Lait [...]

Bringing the Baby Home

by: Kimberly Bowman There is a great cartoon showing a mother in the hospital bed with the baby and the father, dutifully standing next to [...]

The Mother and Baby Who Nurse Together, Drink Together

by: Kimberly C. Bowman At one time mothers were encouraged to drink beer when nursing to relax and increase milk supply. While there may have [...]

Anti-Antibiotics? Let it Go When Facing Mastitis

by: Kimberly C. Bowman When facing breast infection issues, it is important to know the differences between a plugged duct and a bacterial infection. A [...]

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