A Working Mom's Best Bets For Baby Registry

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Breastfeeding pro and working mom extraordinaire Jessica Shortall is sharing her tips for navigating the ins and outs of baby registry. And lucky for you, you can win several of her baby gear picks (mentioned in the breastfeeding & working mom section of this post) by participating in our Work.Pump.Repeat Twitter sweepstakes TODAY.... Read more

New Army Breastfeeding Policy Balances 'Needs Of Mother With Needs Of Mission'

Army moms breastfeeding in uniformTara Ruby
Army moms know how to fight -- and win -- a battle. While the intention of the Fort Bliss soldiers who posed for a photo while breastfeeding their babies in full uniform was intended to normalize breastfeeding, the aftermath had even more tangible results. Effective immediately, the army has issued a service-wide breastfeeding policy,... Read more

Coco Rocha Responds To Formula Haters: 'My Milk Went Dry'

Coco Rocha daughter drinking formulaCoco Rocha via Instagram
After using the text message-based service GoButler for a baby formula delivery, model Coco Rocha took to Instagram to give the company a glowing review. But she inadvertently walked into one of parenting's most hot-button issues: formula feeding vs. breastfeeding. Strangers attacked Rocha for using formula instead of breast milk to feed her nearly-six-month-old... Read more

We Can't Even Have Donuts? A Review Of The Breastfeeding Ad Campaign

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You guys, I had the most awkward moment the other day. I was sitting on a park bench, breastfeeding my baby. I had just eaten a big bag of Skittles, because this is America. I have kind of a forceful letdown, so my baby pulled off and next thing I knew, Skittles were shooting out... Read more

'Breastfeeding Goddesses' Take To The Streets Of Chicago

women breastfeeding in Chicago streetIvette Ivens Photography
Talk about traffic-stopping. Dressing up for the occasion, a group of moms took to a busy Chicago street for the ultimate breastfeeding photo shoot. The gorgeous photo is the handiwork of Ivette Ivens, the same photographer that brought us the glamorous Breastfeeding Goddesses images. This new photo will be included in the Breastfeeding Goddesses book, Read more

Breast Milk Donations Saved This Baby's Life

detra chappell holds son dekevyon with milk donor jennifer tinerWFAA, Dallas-Fort Worth
When Detra Chappell gave birth to her son 12 weeks early, her nurses said breast milk would be key to helping him survive. The problem? Chappell wasn’t able to produce enough supply to keep up Dekevyon’s demand. "They stressed that to the fullest," Chappell tells WFAA of Dallas-Fort Worth. "Like, whatever [breast milk] you... Read more

Stock Photo Parodies Show The Funny Reality Of Pumping At Work

Woman hides breast pump from nosy coworkersJessica Shortall and Laura Legg Photography
You know her, you love her, and you love her advice for dealing with the challenges of being a working and pumping mom. And now, Jessica Shortall, author of Work. Pump. Repeat.: The New Mom's Survival Guide to Breastfeeding and Going Back to Work, is going to make you laugh. Sick of Read more

Yikes! Marshalls Employee Asks Woman To Breastfeed In Bathroom Stall

Woman breastfeeding in Marshalls bathroomKarina Gomez via Facebook
Marshalls is doing some serious damage control after an employee disregarded company policy, asking a customer to breastfeed in the restroom. Karina Gomez posted a photo of herself nursing in a bathroom stall on the Marshalls Facebook page, stating that she was asked to leave a dressing room while breastfeeding. "I am angry, upset, but... Read more

Breastfeeding Military Moms Lead Their Own Boobolution

Army moms breastfeeding in uniformTara Ruby
  After creating a space dedicated to nursing, the Fort Bliss army base is experiencing its own Boobolution. And thanks to photographer Tara Ruby --  a former air force member herself -- the news was is being virally depicted. Ruby's mission started out simply enough; photograph a military mom breastfeeding to hang in the new... Read more

Mom With ALS Fights To Breastfeed Baby

Mom with ALS breastfeeds her newborn baby girl.Facebook
Breastfeeding a newborn is par for the course for most moms after delivery. But for Amanda Bernier, it was a miracle. The 29-year-old was diagnosed with an aggressive form of ALS in the early stages of pregnancy. Bernier was hoping the muscle twitches she was experiencing were not symptomatic of ALS, which claimed the lives of... Read more