Lately, I’ve been talking with a lot of new moms about getting the hang of nursing in public. I remember how challenging that was, when I had my first son. In addition to feeling totally vulnerable about everything in the world, you’re out in public with a crying, hungry baby. In my case, . . . → Read More: Nursing in Public: Utilize Pack Mentality
I traveled to Belize for a wedding last week. My husband and I left our older son with his grandparents, but took our baby along because he’s nursing. It seemed so obvious to us that he had to accompany us–how would he eat otherwise?? Plus he’s a really easygoing little dude, so we . . . → Read More: Nursing Abroad
Have you seen the latest episode of Modern Family? The episode entitled “Best Men” features Gloria’s character answering the door, nursing baby Joe while signing for a package. No big deal, right? Who hasn’t answered the door with a baby on her boob? I thought the episode showed some promise!
And then I noticed . . . → Read More: Modern Family & Breastfeeding: Thumbs Down
I’ve talked before about my early experiences nursing in public, but it’s always a topic that bears repeating since it can be such a vulnerable time for new mamas just learning the logistics of nursing…and finagling bare breasts out of the comfort of their home.
I think the first time I tried to . . . → Read More: First Time Nursing In Public
We’ve got stamps commemorating all sorts of things, from Mark Twain to Mother Theresa to the Lone Ranger. Postage stamps are a pretty public item–what a great tool to raise awareness of breastfeeding! Lots of other countries have stamps.
Check out this one from Uganda:
Uganda had a postage stamp commemorating breastfeeding . . . → Read More: Would You Like to See Breastfeeding on a Postage Stamp?
Yesterday I found myself in a unique predicament. I was out and about while my son was home with a sitter. My errands and appointments kept me away for 4 hours, and I wanted, needed to pump. But where? I wasn’t at work, so I didn’t have an office or lactation room. I . . . → Read More: Felling Vulnerable While Pumping
When I was pregnant with my second son, my first son was 2 years old. We got the idea to make him a photo book filled with pictures from his infancy and to write a story about what babies need. He loved it! There was a page about how babies need lots of . . . → Read More: Nursing Pictures