Tuesday , 22 August 2017

Breastfeeding

Moms Share Rude Comments That Have Been Hurled At Them While Breastfeeding

If you don’t want to see a woman breastfeed in public, look away. It really is that simple It is a tale as old as time (and we mean it’s getting really, really old). It seems complete strangers still feel no shame asking mothers who are feeding their children to cover themselves so they can feel comfortable in public. What’s almost as …

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Stop Calling My Breastfeeding Son a ‘Boob Guy’

There’s something I’ve been wanting to talk about for awhile. I’ve been wanting to get off my chest, to set the record straight before I lose it on some random stranger or a distant family member with boundary issues. So, here it goes: My son is not a “boob guy.” You heard me. My son doesn’t breastfeed because he’s “obsessed with …

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Video: Mom’s going strong breastfeeding 8 years straight

Leanne Allerton is a mother who has a youtube channel where she regularly shares her feelings and opinions on breastfeeding. And the video below, which is an update, has gotten over 1 million views. “I post breastfeeding videos when I feel like talking about things, because there will always be someone out there who is going through the same thing.You get …

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This Is What It’s REALLY Like To Breastfeed A Toddler

I have been pregnant or breastfeeding for 10 whole years now (!), and given that I don’t have 10 children, most of that time has been spent nursing toddlers and preschoolers. Having been in the trenches for a while now, I can tell you that breastfeeding past the baby months is something that not a lot of people understand. I mean, …

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‘Fed is Best’: Photo series highlights the beautiful ways moms feed their babies

Photographer Mikaela Bodkin believes that when it comes to baby feeding, what’s important is that moms and babies are happy and healthy — not whether they choose to breast or bottle feed their infants. In her photo series, “Fed is Best,” Bodkin shows images of women feeding their babies in a variety of ways, from breastfeeding to exclusively pumping breastmilk. “There’s a …

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Mom Spends 10 Hours a Day at Her Full Time Job, Pumping Breast Milk for Milk Banks

Imagine having a medical condition that potentially could make your life miserable but you use it as a force for good. Meet Beaverton, Oregon resident Elisabeth Anderson-Sierra – a mom-of-two who has hyper lactation syndrome. Yes, that means exactly what you think it does. The 29-year-old produces a lot of breast milk – A LOT. Her 6-month-old daughter Sophia drinks 20-28 ounces …

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Would You Breastfeed a Stranger’s Baby?

The Internet is up in arms over a photo of a woman breastfeeding a stranger’s baby—how do you feel about this? Rebecca Wanosik was enjoying a normal night at home when a friend sent a request her way: Would she be willing to breastfeed a stranger’s child? The baby’s mother was going into surgery and wouldn’t be able to nurse, …

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I Dry-Nurse My Granddaughter, And I Don’t Care What You Think

She was inconsolable. I tried everything. After raising four children and step-mothering an additional four, I had foolishly considered myself an expert, but nothing in my bag of tricks was working. And to top it off, my 2-month-old granddaughter’s uncontrollable sobbing set off my 1-year-old. Ten minutes prior, everything was fine. Now the two were crying in unison while I …

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