The Impact of Birthing Practices on Breastfeeding

I am just back from a 3 day course on lactation management based on the WHO/UNICEF 20 hour course. I was not able to write a blog entry for a few days, but I think the wait was worth it. This course was a real eye opener. All moms are told and know that breastfeeding … Continue reading “The Impact of Birthing Practices on Breastfeeding”

New pics coming for Momzelle!

Yesterday was such a beautiful day, crowned with fireworks here in Toronto for Queen Victoria’s birthday. In the afternoon, we did a new photo shoot for Momzelle and it was really great. Make-up, hair, a feel of glamour and pictures in the sun with a happy baby, I could not hope for more. The mom … Continue reading “New pics coming for Momzelle!”

Breastfeeding Activism

Activism Alert: Make breastfeeding a civil right for moms Every day, mothers are harassed and insulted while merely trying to feed a hungry child. This is an outrage. Every woman ought to have the freedom to breastfeed, both in public and at work. Tell President Obama and Members of Congress to amend the 1964 Civil … Continue reading “Breastfeeding Activism”

Relaxed Mother = Easier Breastfeeding

Alison Stuebe, M.D., a mother of three and an assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the UNC School of Medicine, wrote yesterday in the North Carolina’s News and Observer that we should take care of mothers not only on Mothers’ Day, but every single day of the year. A large majority of American mothers … Continue reading “Relaxed Mother = Easier Breastfeeding”

Breastfeeding on TV : Momzelle at the Dragons’ Den CBC Show

This is SO exciting. This morning I pitched Momzelle to a national canadian TV program, the Dragons’ Den. We do not know if the segment will be aired or not this Fall, but we hope it will ! My friend Erin was there with me, breastfeeding her 5 week old baby with the Momzelle turtleneck … Continue reading “Breastfeeding on TV : Momzelle at the Dragons’ Den CBC Show”

Breastfeeding-friendly Business

There is a good story in today’s Chronicle Herald (Nova Scotia) about a business owner who really goes out of her way to protect and promote mothers’ right to breastfeed in public. She has been using the Lunenburg & Queens Baby Friendly Initiative Committee’s package made for employers in order to help them demonstrate how … Continue reading “Breastfeeding-friendly Business”