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There are No Breastfeeding Nazis
"Breastfeeding Nazi" is an extremely offensive (and inaccurate) term. Through awareness of the implications of this insult, perhaps we can stop its casual and needless use in our society.
Time Magazine and Extended Breastfeeding Images
In May 2012, Time Magazine portrayed a highly unrealistic image of extended breastfeeding on the cover of their magazine. My thoughts on this unfortunate choice.
Timing the Use of Stored Breast Milk
Does stored breast milk need to be used at the same time of day that it was pumped? Despite some 2009 news coverage to that effect, breastfeeding mothers likely need not to stress about this detail when doing their children the loving service of providing breast milk when separated.
Tips for Breastfeeding at the Pool or Beach
Nursing in public at the pool or beach can provide unexpected challenges for breastfeeding mothers. Even for mothers who are quite used to and comfortable with nursing in public, it can be an unusual experience. Here are some tips for integrating breastfeeding into your summer fun.
Tongue Tie and Breastfeeding
Tongue tie is a largely misunderstood condition that can negatively affect breastfeeding, causing potential breastfeeding pain or even inadequate newborn weight gain.
Types of Breast Pumps - Manual and Battery
Descriptions and details of two types of breast pumps - manual and battery/mini-electric.
Types of Breast Pumps - Personal Electric
Personal electric, or double electric breast pumps are extremely popular among breastfeeding moms. Explore the benefits of this sort of pump, who should buy one, and who should consider other alternatives.
Types of Lactation Helpers - Peer Support
Mother-to-Mother peer support can be an invaluable and affordable resource for nursing mothers. Many programs exist, including national support through WIC or La Leche League, International.
Types of Lactation Professionals
When seeking help with breastfeeding, it's important to understand the meanings and qualifications associated with all of the initials and titles that various professionals use.
Using a Breastfeeding Tracker or Timer
Are breastfeeding timers and trackers helpful to nursing mothers. Why and why not.
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