breastfeeding

Nursing Moms: Can You Identify With This 'Wardrobe Malfunction?'

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Lucky for Jennifer Love Hewitt, her wardrobe malfunction wasn't captured on live TV and broadcast to millions. But she decided to let her nearly-100,000 Twitter followers know about it anyway. "Lactated through silk jumpsuit mid meeting. Had to buy scarf for dignified exit," she wrote, adding the hashtags #hotelgiftshop and #mommylife. https://twitter.com/TheReal_Jlh/status/638848382937645056 Hewitt, 36, gave... Read more

Choose The Next Lactation Pod Location: One More Day To Vote

Finalists in the Seventh Generation lactation pod vote
The votes are in! The first round, anyway. Baby care company Seventh Generation let moms decide where the next Mamava pumping and nursing pods should go, creating a crowdsourcing campaign to field location suggestions. (Haven't heard of Mamava? The pods are freestanding “lactation stations,” complete with seats, outlets and enough room for a stroller and... Read more

Your Worth As A Mother Is Not Measured In Breast Milk Ounces

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Meet Jessica Shortall, a working mom with a career dedicated to the intersection of business and doing good. As the former Director of Giving for TOMS Shoes, she literally circumnavigated the globe with a breast pump. Pre-order her upcoming book by Abrams, “Work. Pump. Repeat: The New Mom’s Guide to Breastfeeding and Going Back... Read more

Got Breast Milk? It's No One's Business If You Share It

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Meet Jessica Shortall, a working mom with a career dedicated to the intersection of business and doing good. As the former Director of Giving for TOMS Shoes, she literally circumnavigated the globe with a breast pump. Pre-order her upcoming book by Abrams, “Work. Pump. Repeat: The New Mom’s Guide to Breastfeeding and Going Back... Read more

Where Do You Breastfeed? Choose The Next Lactation Pod Location

Seventh Generation Mamava Pod_Newark AirportMamava
Cincinnati's Great American Ball Park. La Guardia Airport. Maybe even your office. All of these places are equipped with comfortable places for new moms to breastfeed. But there's probably a few other places you could use a nursing station, especially if breastfeeding or pumping in public isn't your thing. So where's it gonna... Read more

Nursing For A Friend: Woman Sparks Controversy With 'Milk Siblings' Photo

Jessica Colletti breastfeeding son and friend's sonFacebook
Jessica Colletti has been pulling breastfeeding double duty for nearly a year. But she's only making headlines for it this week. The 28-year-old from Pennsylvania is a stay-at-home mom and first-time parent to son Lucian, 16 months. During the day, she also cares for 18-month-old Mateo. She breastfeeds both boys, and shared a photo of herself... Read more

Is Netflix's New Parental Leave Policy Bad For Women?

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In case you were completely away from the interweb last week, I'll catch you up real quick: Netflix announced that it is offering its employees -- male and female -- unlimited, paid parental leave following a birth or adoption. Everyone has gone nuts over this news. It's a sign of things to come.... Read more

Instagram Makes Things Right After Taking Down Birthing Photographer's Pics

Couple toasting water birthMelissa Jean Photography
Just a quick scroll through Australian photographer Melissa Jean Wilbraham's Instagram -- MelissaJeanBabies -- reveals photos of motherhood ranging from glamorous to graphic. From breastfeeding to home births, she shares it all. But Instagram didn't seem to approve; it deactivated her account. As the official baby photographer of Australia's The Sunshine Coast Private Hospital, Wilbraham wasn't just... Read more

This Breastfeeding Cartoon Nails Your Frustrations

Breastfeeding in public cartoonChelsea Carr
Chelsea Carr is illustrating the hypocrisy of criticizing moms who breastfeed in public. In honor of Breastfeeding Awareness Week, the cartoonist sketched out the uncomfortable scenario: bystanders shaming a breastfeeding mom, scolding her to cover up and deeming her disgusting. The culprits? A dude with undeniable man-boobs and a woman with her breasts spilling out... Read more

Behind The Boobolution: Real Moms Who Pledged To Breastfeed In Public (Photos)

Couple breastfeeding on the beach in wedding photoHello Miss Lovely via Instagram
Happy Boobolution Day! Today's the day moms pledge to breastfeed in public in an effort to normalize nursing. Because, as you're well-aware, when baby's hungry, she doesn't care where you are. So far, over 4,000 moms have lent their support and pledged. (Still need to pledge? Do it here!) Some are even sharing... Read more