Elissa Scott’s son was so excited to play Little League baseball. Unfortunately, that excitement quickly turned to tears at his very first practice. Jace’s mother was harassed, scolded, and belittled by other adults. And what was she doing that was so heinous? Breastfeeding her baby girl, Scarlett. Elissa elaborates: “Everything was fine until I sat… Read More Little League Mom Harassed for Nursing at Practice
To breastfeed successfully, the following supplies are must-haves! 1) At least one boob. 2) A baby. Yes, sometimes that is all you really need to breastfeed successfully! If that’s not enough, you need: 3) Lactation support. Before you give birth, join a support group and interview a few board-certified lactation consultants (IBCLC). Put numbers on… Read More Breastfeeding Supplies Checklist & Necessities
Tomorrow is the 2nd Annual Miracle Milk™ Stroll, and this year we are especially pleased that La Leche League USA is partnering with Best for Babes and the NEC Society to raise awareness of the life-saving power of human milk, as well as raise funds, and increase the number of ounces of human milk that… Read More La Leche League Partners with NEC Society and Best for Babes in the Second Annual Miracle Milk™ Stroll 2015
As a fellow double-mastectomy survivor and mom, who lost my breasts at 37, I read with tremendous sorrow Emily Wax-Thibodeaux’ story of being harassed and bullied for formula-feeding her son. Having cancer at a young age is a traumatic experience. The last thing Ms. Wax-Thibodeaux deserved was to be treated with a lack of respect… Read More Another Breast Cancer Survivor on Breastfeeding and Bullies
No mom should ever have to choose between her job and her baby! And yet, for millions of expecting and new moms, work-related Breastfeeding Booby Traps® can be a deterrent and, too often, a breaking point. A mom who has to return to work outside the home, may be worried that her employer won’t provide her adequate break time… Read More In or Out of the Office Breastfeeding Success!
Who’s ready to get their sweat on for the love of moms and babies? The Annual We’ve Got Your Back, Babe Nationwide Personal Fitness Challenge Fundraiser is in full swing. From now until October 31st, set your fitness goal to raise awareness about the prenatal Booby Traps® and help us educate mothers on how to navigate them! Join Best for Babes, Kellymom, Breastfeeding… Read More We’ve Got Your Back, Babe! 2014: Get Fit to Help Beat the Prenatal Booby Traps®!
Yes, it IS possible to support formula-feeding moms AND fight formula marketing. It’s important to distinguish the existence or use of formula from the way it’s marketed. We support formula feeding moms because not all moms are physically able to breastfeed or make enough milk. Although the vast majority of moms are able to breastfeed successfully… Read More We Support Formula-Feeding Moms AND We Fight Formula Marketing