breastfeeding

Public Breastfeeding's Newest Supporter? Pope Francis

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We've told you about breastfeeding-friendly initiatives and businesses before. But the most recent safe haven for breastfeeding moms? The Sistine Chapel. Yep, you're free to feed among the works of Michelangelo. And it's all thanks to an announcement yesterday from Pope Francis. "You mothers give your children milk and even now, if they cry because they are... Read more

Breastfeeding Moms: Is a Celebratory Sip Okay?

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Happy New Year's Eve! Or is it? If you're bummed about sticking to seltzer tonight or already stressed about pumping and dumping, we have some great news for you. For breastfeeding moms, a glass of wine or a champagne toast at midnight is probably just fine. As she geared up for holiday parties this year, breastfeeding... Read more

Mila Kunis Shares Her Post-Baby Weight-Loss Secret

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Mila Kunis looked stunning in a black cutout dress in her first post-baby interview. Her secret? Breastfeeding. "Breastfeeding is a great workout," Kunis told late-night host Craig Ferguson during an appearance Wednesday on his show. She also added that it doesn't hurt that baby Wyatt is a pretty active two month old. "She’s not lethargic.... Read more

Move Over, Gisele! Alyssa Milano Gets Glam for Breastfeeding Pic

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Gisele Bundchen, take note: Breastfeeding imitation is the sincerest form of flattery! Alyssa Milano, who gave birth to Elizabella Dylan two months ago, took a page from the supermodel's playbook and posted a similar photo to Gisele's famous breastfeeding photo on Nov. 7 via Instagram. Even though Alyssa decided to leave the Mistresses cast... Read more

Breastfeeding Questions? There’s an App for That

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It's 2 a.m. and your baby just isn't latching on. What are you supposed to do? In a perfect world, you'd have a live-in lactation consultant. In a really perfect world, dad would be able to nurse too. But the next best thing is actually at your fingertips. The Breastfeeding Central app is a no-frills, well-organized, information-packed... Read more

This Dad Supports Breastfeeding Moms In ​a Hilarious Way

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Moms are pretty good about supporting other moms when it comes to things like breastfeeding, but dads -- not to mention kids -- probably don't quite understand your trials and tribulations. Enter Jason Greene. On his blog OneGoodDad, he really hits the nail on the head for breastfeeding awareness. And he gets his older kids... Read more

10 Celebrities Who Love Breastfeeding

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What do you have in common with Miranda Kerr and Beyonce? Quite a bit, actually, if you have breastfed or currently are breastfeeding. These fine ladies are only two of many celebs who have spoken out about how important it is. In honor of Breastfeeding Awareness Month, we've rounded up their greatest insights -- and... Read more

British Cafe Makes Breastfeeding Easy

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It looks like they're joining in the Boob-olution across the pond too. A cafe in Cheltenham, England, hung up a chalkboard with this friendly message: "Breastfeeding Mums: Pop in and have a free cup of tea if you need a pit stop... no need to eat, no need to ask -- please relax." People going... Read more

Another Win for Public Breastfeeding

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By now, you probably know we're pro-breastfeeding over here at The Bump, public breastfeeding absolutely included. And since we're also Starbucks junkies, this is one of our favorite stories in a while. Ottawa mom Julia Wykes was running errands with her 5-month-old son when she decided to drop in a Starbucks. When he... Read more

No More Censoring Breastfeeding Pictures on Facebook!

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Breastfeeding moms no longer have to worry that Facebook will take down any breastfeeding pics uploaded to the site. Due in part to a social media campaign dubbed “#FreeTheNipple” by women worldwide, Facebook has altered their policy in regards to nudity. Before, exposed nipples or breasts were immediately taken down from pages. Now, according... Read more