World Breastfeeding Week 2017

Sustaining Breastfeeding Together The World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) started World Breastfeeding Week 25 years ago.  It is held worldwide each year from August 1-7th.  This year’s theme is ‘sustaining breastfeeding together’. In September 2015, world leaders committed to 17 goals aimed at ending poverty, protecting the planet and ensuring prosperity.  These became the … Continue reading “World Breastfeeding Week 2017”

Relaxation and meditation tips for nursing moms

Breastfeeding is one of the greatest challenges many women will face after having a baby. While breastfeeding comes easily and naturally for some mothers and their infants, the struggle for the perfect (and painless) latch frustrates many mothers…sometimes to the point of tears.   According to the 2014 Breastfeeding Report Card issued by the Centers … Continue reading “Relaxation and meditation tips for nursing moms”

Momzelle – Proud New Member of the C.A.R.E. Code Alliance

Our mission at Momzelle is to help mother’s breastfeed anywhere with confidence and in comfort.  We seek to ‘normalize’ the most natural thing because our society, unfortunately, has done a pretty good job of stigmatizing it!  I love when we get to collaborate with organizations and advocates (like The Leaky Boob and the Badass Breastfeeder) to help … Continue reading “Momzelle – Proud New Member of the C.A.R.E. Code Alliance”

Promoting Breastfeeding: then and now

They are hard to find, but here is a great collection of breastfeeding ads from  They span the decades. I love this one.  It’s part of a series from Canada published in the 1990’s.   The small print says “you’ve got what it takes to make a healthy baby and it doesn’t cost a … Continue reading “Promoting Breastfeeding: then and now”

Breastfeeding is normal!

I am due with my first child in two months.  There are so many things I am looking forward to, but… I don’t like drawing attention to myself, making people uncomfortable or  being insecure.  What I really don’t like is that these things are often associated with breastfeeding in public! I am truly excited for … Continue reading “Breastfeeding is normal!”

Take one minute to make a difference

Breast is best. As breastfeeding mothers, we, probably more than anybody else, know it. If we do not take one minute to stop the baby milk marketing scam, who will? I think the Baby Milk Action Group in the UK is doing an amazing job at protecting mothers and babies. Lets join our forces and … Continue reading “Take one minute to make a difference”

Breastfeeding Poem – Dr. Seuss Style

Here is a very cute breastfeeding advocacy poem  in the Dr. Seuss style of Green Eggs and Ham. It made me smile, let me know if it does the same to you! Dr. Seuss for Nursing Moms Would you nurse her in the park? Would you nurse him in the dark? Would you nurse him … Continue reading “Breastfeeding Poem – Dr. Seuss Style”