Baby in Brussels’ Parliement (edit: it appears that it happened in Strasbourg, not Brussels. Sorry !)

A Danish member of the European parliement took her baby with her at work last week. So, what’s the fuss about ? Well, it seems like a little gesture like this one may mean a lot for all of us, and that Hanne Dahl may be a new pionneer of women’s rights. Two weeks ago, … Continue reading “Baby in Brussels’ Parliement (edit: it appears that it happened in Strasbourg, not Brussels. Sorry !)”

Ressources pour l’allaitement – Québec et ses environs

Pour celles qui sont dans la région de Québec (c’est de là que mon frère Vincent et moi, les fondateurs de Momzelle, sommes natifs – pour être plus précis nous sommes de Cap-Santé), voici une liste de ressources pour l’allaitement. Je ne saurais trop conseiller les formations sur l’allaitement en cours de grossesse. Elles permettent … Continue reading “Ressources pour l’allaitement – Québec et ses environs”

Nouveau: un vêtement d’allaitement pour les grandes !

Edit, le 30 mars 2009: Cette cami fait double emploi: elle peut aussi être portée pendant la grossesse ! À la demande de clientes plus grandes (5’8” et plus), nous avons créé la version allongée de la cami bio de Momzelle (47$). Notre camisole d’allaitement bio a trois pouces de plus que la cami bio régulière. … Continue reading “Nouveau: un vêtement d’allaitement pour les grandes !”

Responses to the Case Against Breastfeeding

Hanna Rosin’s recent article in The Atlantic, The Case Against Breastfeeding, has drawn a lot of attention, comments, and criticism.  Read the original article, then visit the following sites for a host of responses to her article (thanks to Dr. Freeze, from the blog Stand and Deliver, for putting those together). I especially like the last link, … Continue reading “Responses to the Case Against Breastfeeding”

5 Tips for a Great Breastfeeding Start

Start Early Get as much skin to skin contact with your baby as you can. Delay unnecessary procedures that may interfere with the first breastfeeding, and get your baby at your breast within the first half hour after birth – the baby may even self attach if you let him do so ! Have frequent, unrestricted … Continue reading “5 Tips for a Great Breastfeeding Start”

Freshly Baked: Momzelle New Nursing V-Tank Tops !

We just received new Momzelle nursing tank tops (45$), with our very popular v-neck this time. Two new colours: a very cute berry and a chocolate brown (unfortunately not organic – I’ll be happy to share the reasons why if you ask me). I am very happy with the way they look and fit. There … Continue reading “Freshly Baked: Momzelle New Nursing V-Tank Tops !”

3 Tips for Easy Breastfeeding in Public

Let me first say that breastfeeding in a restroom is not my idea of breastfeeding in public. Breastfeeding in public means to nurse your baby wherever and whenever she is hungry. Here are a few tips to make your experience more enjoyable: Do it gradually. Practice at home with family members first, then go to breastfeeding-friendly … Continue reading “3 Tips for Easy Breastfeeding in Public”

Ressources pour l’allaitement: Montréal et ses environs

Voici une liste de ressources pour l’allaitement dans la région de Montréal. J’espère que ces ressources sauront vous être utiles ! Tous les liens fonctionnent, et les informations ont été mises à jour le 1er mai 2009. Mon conseil: si vous sentez que les conseils que vous recevez ne vous sont pas utiles, allez cognez … Continue reading “Ressources pour l’allaitement: Montréal et ses environs”

Breastfeeding Resources – In and Around Toronto

This is an updated list of breastfeeding resources that I had prepared for the Toronto Baby and Toddler Show in 2008. I will do my best to make it more complete as time goes by but there should be enough here to get you started. I had also prepared lists for Montreal and Quebec city, … Continue reading “Breastfeeding Resources – In and Around Toronto”