Cafe owner bans breastfeeding!

“Breastfeeding … use a cloth or something to cover yourself or you will be refused service or asked to leave,” the sign read. A lesson in human rights and the power of social media Within days, there were hundreds of comments on the cafe’s facebook page denouncing the sign.  The owner quickly took it down and … Continue reading “Cafe owner bans breastfeeding!”

Feeling Girly: Momzelle Berry Nursing Tank Tops are Back in

Hello everyone, I was away on vacation for the past two weeks (hurray !) and I am now back, with a restocked inventory of Momzelle vicky nursing tank tops in berry (45$). I could not believe how fast these went when we received them. You nursing moms really love them, which makes me very glad. … Continue reading “Feeling Girly: Momzelle Berry Nursing Tank Tops are Back in”

Mothers in Columbus, Ohio, say they won’t smother their babies with blankets while breastfeeding

And I support that ! Some babies bite and kick when their heads get covered up (nothing beats a Momzelle nursing top for privacy; no need to smother your child).  Read the whole article published in the Examiner.com. It is pretty funny, as this group of moms called “Hooray for Boobies” really kick some behinds.

5 things to consider before buying a nursing top

Let’s imagine that you already want a nursing top, in order to feel confident while nursing in public. There are many brands and types of nursing openings out there. How will you choose which one is right for you? Here are a few things to look for when you want to buy a nursing top. … Continue reading “5 things to consider before buying a nursing top”

Momzelle Nursing Tops with the Celebrities

Great news ! Stephanie from Celebrity Baby Blog just published a fresh review of Momzelle nursing tops. Here is what she has to say (or you can read it directly on Celebrity Baby Blog by clicking here): Momzelle Nursing Tops: They’ve Got You Covered TAGS: CBB FAVES, FASHION & GEAR – BREASTFEEDING Sick of having to show your … Continue reading “Momzelle Nursing Tops with the Celebrities”

Best for Babes : promoting breastfeeding in a trendy way

I love this ad by the Best for Babes foundation and most of all I like the positive message it sends to mothers and mothers to be. It can be found within the pages of Fit Pregnancy magazine this month (June 2009 issue). Here is what the co-founders, Bettina Forbes and Danielle Rigg, of this … Continue reading “Best for Babes : promoting breastfeeding in a trendy way”

No more automatic C-section for breech births, says Ob/Gyn Society

This should help breastfeeding too, as we know that more medical intervention does get in the way of breastfeeding ! Healthier moms and happy families, that’s what we want. Read the new recommendations here: http://ow.ly/eEWa

Breastfeeding against SIDS

The latest issue of Pediatrics contains an article by M.M. Vennemann, showing that breastfeeding reduced the risk of sudden infant death syndrome by 50% at all ages throughout infancy. In his conclusions, Vennemann recommends including the advice to breastfeed through 6 months of age in sudden infant death syndrome risk-reduction messages. One more reason to feel good about breastfeeding !

Is my Medication compatible with Breastfeeding ?

Most drugs and medication do pass into the mother’s milk, but only about 1% of it does get to the baby (we are not talking about drugs taken during the labour, which is a whole different story). Most drugs ARE compatible with breastfeeding, only in very rare cases moms need to pump and dump their milk or … Continue reading “Is my Medication compatible with Breastfeeding ?”

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”