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Successful Breastfeeding

Preparing for Successful Breastfeeding

A pregnancy brings a lot of anticipation and excitement.  There are many decisions and preparations to be made as you welcome your new baby. One of the most important decisions that you make will...

It’s Okay to Stop Breastfeeding

Over the last year, there has been a massive cultural reckoning when it comes to the treatment of women. After generations of institutionalized sexism, with two little words, women everywhere made it abundantly clear...
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Bon Secours is Recognized for Breastfeeding-Friendly Environments

Virginia Department of Health Awards Bon Secours Hospitals with Breastfeeding-Friendly Designations The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) has recognized three Bon Secours Richmond hospitals with a Virginia Maternity Center Breastfeeding-Friendly Designation for their efforts in...

Every New Mama Deserves a Postpartum Doula. Who Are They? What Do They Do?

The steps you take in pregnancy are your first steps in mothering, and those nine months are a huge investment of time and energy and emotional growth as you prepare to meet your baby. Many...

Formula Guilt: When Breastfeeding Doesn’t Work Out As Planned

Today most women know the many wonderful  and almost magical benefits of breastfeeding. I was all for it and planned to exclusively breastfeed my baby until she was ready for solids. No formula would...

Great Products for Breastfeeding Moms You May Not Have Heard About *GIVEAWAY*

Breastfeeding can be tough, but thankfully there are a lot of great products out there to make life for a breastfeeding mama a little bit easier.  From making more milk to the most comfortable nursing...

Free Standing Nursing Spaces in Airports, Will it be a Good Thing for Nursing...

  General Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee will be the first airport in the nation to unveil mamava, a free-standing pod for breastfeeding and pumping mothers. The pod provides benches, a fold down table, a USB port,...

New Mom Style: Clever Nursing Apparel We Can’t Wait to Wear This Spring

All this winter weather has been fun... but in February we can't help longing for spring.Fresh air, some sunshine, a little warmth and breastfeeding at the park in front of strangers... Well, the first parts...

Milk Donation: “Wait, you donate what?”

After my son was born, like many moms, I worked hard to provide breast milk for him while he was at daycare. This entailed expressing breast milk by pumping. You can read my story...

My Breastfeeding Story: Why I chose to exclusively pump

What does this photo mean to you? To me, it represents nurturing, sustenance and love. The infant seems relaxed, engaged and all is well. Unfortunately, this was not my breastfeeding experience. Breastfeeding was an...

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