breastfeeding

Breastfeeding Graces the Cover of ELLE Australia

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Step aside, Olivia Wilde. Model Nicole Trunfio breastfed at a magazine shoot too. But her nursing shot ended up gracing the cover of ELLE Australia, an unprecedented look for a major magazine. The best part? This was not at all part of the plan. “This wasn’t a contrived situation: Zion needed a feed,... Read more

How a Trip to Nepal Convinced Me I Need to Write a Breastfeeding Book

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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

Boob Care Tips for New Moms

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Breastfeeding? You'll want to read this. And even if you're still pregnant, guess what? 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 some boob-soothing advice. Perk those pecs – a safe exercise for all 3 trimesters There are major muscles... Read more

Study: Beat Breast Cancer By Breastfeeding

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Breastfeeding is one of the greatest gifts you can give your baby, but did you know that it works wonders on your own body too? A new study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute found that women who breastfeed have a lower risk of recurrence of the luminal A subtype of breast cancer (the most... Read more

Mom with Cancer Inspires with Breastfeeding Photo

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Still no word on who she is, but this woman is inspiring moms everywhere. A mid-pregnancy breast cancer diagnosis necessitated a left-breast mastectomy, which made this new mom's first breastfeeding experience even more special. Florida photographer Kate Murray captured the intimate moment and shared it on her Facebook page, although the page has since been... Read more

Angry Strangers Berate a Mom for Breastfeeding in Public (VIDEO)

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A new mother was called a "disgusting pig" for feeding her baby in a public park, a shocking YouTube video reveals. The footage shows the woman quietly breastfeeding her baby on a bench when she is approached by a couple, who begin berating her for showing her breasts in public -- to the... Read more

Kourtney Kardashian Has a New (Hands-Free) Accessory

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Who says you can't pump and party at the same time? Kourtney Kardashian spent this weekend celebrating her 36th birthday in Las Vegas, but on Sunday morning, it was back to baby business. Kardashian posted an Instagram shot of herself posing with a double breast pump, captioned: "What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas." https://instagram.com/p/1qo_4pk1ii/?taken-by=kourtneykardash The... Read more

Photographer Captures 'Breastfeeding Goddesses'

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Breastfeeding is natural, instinctual, and above all, normal. And while photographer Ivette Ivens sought to normalize breastfeeding by stripping away everything that gets in the way, these amazing photos are anything but normal. Ivens, a mom of two herself, brings her subjects outside to capture breastfeeding in nature. "I want people to look at... Read more

You Can Now Post Breastfeeding Photos on Instagram (!!)

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Big news: Instagram has officially updated its terms of use to permit breastfeeding photos. Who do we have to thank for this innovation? By and large, celebrities. Women like Gisele Bundchen, Alanis Morissette, and of course, Alyssa Milano have been proudly posting their breastfeeding photos all year. And you know what? We'll give... Read more

Yikes! The Risks of Purchasing Breast Milk Online

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For moms who struggle with pumping their own milk, several milk sharing sites are available online. If you don't want to supplement with formula, you can buy 100 percent human milk from other moms. Supposedly. A new study, published today in the journal Pediatrics, found that one out of 10 milk samples purchased online... Read more