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tattoo Babies, Breasts and Body Mods: What You Need to Know - by Robyn Roche-Paull, BSN, RN, IBCLC, USN Veteran, of Breastfeeding in Combat Boots “You can’t breastfeed if you have tattoos on your breasts, the ink will get into your breastmilk.” “You’ll never be able to breastfeed since your nipples have been pierced.” “Your baby will get HIV or Hepatitis from your body mods if you breastfeed.” These are […]
Feeding Cues Hunger Cues – When do I feed baby? - Babies should be fed when they indicate hunger. Crying is a late indicator of hunger - breastfeeding is much easier for both mom and baby if mom is able to pick up on baby's earlier hunger cues. Common infant hunger cues include:...
FreeInsurancePump Meet Our Sponsor: Ardo USA - Our sponsor for the month is Ardo USA. They would like to introduce you to their products… Ardo USA is committed to an integrated, holistic approach to a good cause – Breastfeeding! What does that mean for us? Babies must receive precious breast milk for as long as possible. We manufacture innovative products to help […]
vit-D-hollis-med Vitamin D and Breastfeeding: An interview with Bruce Hollis, PhD - Dr. Bruce Hollis is the lead author of a 2015 study that concluded that supplementing the mothers of exclusively breastfed babies with 6400 IU vitamin D per day is a safe and effective alternative to directly supplementing babies with 400 IU vitamin D per day.  When one of our upcoming sponsors told us that Dr. Hollis is on their advisory board, I […] When Breastfeeding is Hard - by Carol Smyth, BSc, MSc, IBCLC Today I’m writing for those of you who are struggling with breastfeeding. Those who feel that maybe breastfeeding isn’t for you, or that you aren’t able to, or are feeling like you are spending most of the day crying about how breastfeeding is going. We hear a lot about […]
kellymom_badge128 How to become a KellyMom Sponsor - KellyMom is now offering the opportunity to sponsor our site for one month at a time. Only one company will be the sponsor for each month, so your sponsorship will not be competing with ads or sponsored posts. To thank our sponsor, we will provide: A comment near the top & bottom of website posts. The top comment will be […]
Freemie cups make it easy for moms to comfortably pump and nurse simultaneously. Can Moms Get More Sleep By Freemie Feeding? plus… Freemie Cups In the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) - Our sponsor for the month is Freemie. Learn more about Freemie’s products here. By Dan Garbez, Freemie Co-Inventor   Can Moms Get More Sleep By Freemie Feeding?   Freemie Feeding is a potentially time-saving technique that combines pumping one breast with a Freemie cup and nursing baby on the other breast simultaneously. For many moms, […]

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