44 Gallons of Breast Milk, Almost Down the Drain: Community Trail Blazer: Gina Tang - The Soular Power System

It all started because I wanted to get my milk supply up and running strong—the better to shed baby weight, and offset the effects of six sedentary weeks of postpartum. Of course I was motivated by the prospect of nurturing my child ...

11 Candid Photos Ode to Normalizing Black Breastfeeding Week: #BBW15 // #NormalizeBfing

Last week, I planned to capture professional quality self-portraits for Black Breastfeeding Week to share on social media. However, the convenience of smart phone photography was unbeatable and I challenged myself to only use my mobile ...

FedEx Claims Rep Offers Apology for not Shipping Breast Milk: Mom Shares Breast Milk Transport Incident

Since I was a little girl I knew that when it was my turn to become a mother, I was going to breastfeed. I grew up learning that ‘Breast is Best’, about the benefits to breastfeeding for mother and child. I have been breastfeeding my ...

12 Facts About What a “Nurse-in” Should Really Look Like: Community Trail Blazer: Jill DeLorenzo - Nurse-In At the Today Show

Jill DeLorenzo is a mother who, as she describes it, “fell into” breastfeeding activism after enduring demands to cover up or leave while nursing her children at her (now former) gym facility. She was a key part of the ...

If You’re Engorged, Don’t Pump: Community Trail Blazer: Laura Delmonico, Nationwide Nurse-In

When I found out that I was pregnant with my daughter, Annelyne, I had no doubt in my mind that I was going to breastfeed her. She latched right away and I told the nurse that I didn’t need a visit from the lactation consultant ...

Active Duty Military Mom’s Best Breastfeeding Resource, Hands Down: Community Trail Blazer - Robyn Roche-Paull, BS, IBCLC, LLLL

  I joined the U.S. Navy right out of high school, following in a long line of family members who have served in the military. My grandfather served in the Army in WW1, my uncle served in the Air Force during Vietnam, and my older ...

5 Easy Ways to Normalize Uncovered Breastfeeding in Public

When you make plans to finally get out and away from the house, nursing your baby in public should be the very last thing you should worry about next to – “Did I bring enough diapers? Did I pack enough changes of clothes? ...

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