breastfeeding

Pumping While Driving -- Would You Try It?

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One multitasking mom is taking her breast pumping skills on the road. And we mean literally -- Leslie Goldman is pumping while driving. The new mom shared her story -- and a brief how-to -- with FitPregnancy, explaining that necessity drove her to PWD (pumping while driving) when she was late for a friend's... Read more

Cross Nursing: Would You Try It?

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Moms are a close-knit community, and we're willing to bet you've watched someone else's kid for an afternoon. But how close is too close -- would you lend a hand, err boob, with breastfeeding? Cross nursing isn't exactly a new phenomenon. Yahoo Parenting contributor Sasha Brown-Worsham says that in 1920, her grandmother, who lost a... Read more

Ryan Reynolds's Top 5 LOL New Dad Quotes

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First-time dad Ryan Reynolds has lost a ton of sleep doting on his new baby girl (and his wife Blake Lively), but he hasn't lost his sense of humor. Doing the TV talk show circuit to promote Mississippi Grind, Reynolds talked about the ups and downs of parenthood and had audiences cracking up between oohs and awws. From dodging the question of his... Read more

Due to Popular Demand: Tata Thursday on 8/28!

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In the spirit of the Boob-olution and National Breastfeeding Month, we are adding another live chat to the Tata Tuesday lineup! What's different, you ask? It's this Thursday, August 28. So, mamas, you have one more opportunity to ask a lactation consultant all of your questions on our Breastfeeding Message Board. You'll be able to... Read more

Boob Care Tricks and Tips from an Expert

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Breastfeeding awareness month is coming to a close, so we want to cap things off with some boob care tips for all of you new mamas. You can start to battle sagging, soreness and stretch marks before baby even arrives. (Woo hoo!) Sian Sutherland, co-founder of Mama Mio skincare products, offers advice for a different kind... Read more

Nipple Cream, Galactagogues and Other Things I Wish I Knew When I Chose to Breastfeed

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This month will be a "celebration of the tata's" for my little one and I. If you're a Bumpie reader, you're already aware that August is "National Breastfeeding Awareness" month. It's also my (nearly) 10-month nurseaversary! As a breastfeeding and working Mom, I'm pretty darn proud of myself to reach this milestone. In the U.S., most... 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

7 Celebrities Who Breastfed In Public

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It's not every day that a celebrity posts personal pictures on the internet (or is it?) -- let alone their intimate breastfeeding pictures. These fabulous celeb mamas were brave enough to bare it all in public to nourish their kid, and then post the pics on social media. How sweet are these pictures? 1. Gwen... 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

The States Where It’s Legal to Breastfeed In Public

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In spite of the frustrating accounts of moms being asked to leave restaurants or cover up while breastfeeding, it's a perfectly legal activity nationwide. Except in Idaho. Get your act together, Idaho! According to the National Conference of State Legislatures47 states, the District of Columbia and the Virgin Islands have laws that specifically... Read more