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Breastfeeding's Newest Supporter? 'Walking Dead' Star Norman Reedus

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Cincinnati's HorrorHound Weekend might not sound like the breeding ground for breastfeeding rights, but Norman Reedus's Instagram says otherwise. The Walking Dead star posed with two breastfeeding moms -- Tammie Hamed and Libby Dalton -- who had waited in line to meet him at the event. Apparently, a conversation about boobs and babies (we're not asking... Read more

Brains and Wealth Start With Breastfeeding, Study Finds

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Not sure when to pull the breaks on breastfeeding? The longer the duration, the stronger the longterm benefits for baby, a new Brazilian study found. The study, published in The Lancet Global Health, linked longer breastfeeding -- up to 12 months -- to longer schooling, higher adult earning, and increased adult... Read more

Flight Attendant Advocates for Breastfeeding on Planes

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Breastfeeding in public, while still a hot topic, is becoming more and more socially acceptable. But what about breastfeeding in public -- in close quarters -- at 35,000 feet? One flight attendant is advocating for critics to stop shaming moms who breastfeed on planes. "Women shouldn't have to think twice about feeding a child," commercial flight attendant and... Read more

Alyssa Milano Shares Another Glamorous Breastfeeding Pic

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Once again, Alyssa Milano is showing the world she likes to glam it up while breastfeeding. The former Mistresses actress took to Instagram to post her third breastfeeding pic, two of which were taken while getting her hair and makeup done.   "Make-up, hair in rollers, breastfeeding and being prepped by our... Read more

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

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