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Is Breastfeeding Vegan?

Parents-to-be hear constantly that "breast is best," but do vegan parents have to skip breastfeeding to align with their beliefs? Is breast milk vegan? The short answer to this question is YES. W…

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Positive Health Effects of Breastfeeding Last for Decades

One of the biggest debates when it comes to raising children is the one over breastfeeding. While the decision of how to feed a new baby is entirely up to the family, plenty of people on both sides of…

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Trend: Drinking Breast Milk As An Energy Drink?

It's a natural food and adherents swear by its health benefits, even if they're not too keen to go public about it. The headline at New York Magazine should tell you why: "Meet the Men Who Drink Breas…

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Birth Control for Breastfeeding Moms

Now that your bundle of joy has come, it’s time to snuggle up with that new-baby smell and settle into being a mom. Between that and dealing with the effects of sleep deprivation—going to the grocery …

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Is ‘Breast Milk Baby’ Too Sexual For Kids?

Some dolls cry. Others pee. Most drink from bottles. But a new baby doll from Spain breastfeeds. It's hard to find in US toy stores, however, in part because stores are afraid of alienating customers …

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Why Breastfeeding in Public is Still Controversial

As this is World Breastfeeding Week, I'd like to talk about - that's right - breasts! It amazes me that breastfeeding is still controversial, but lingerie models whose breasts are barely covered and b…

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Attachment Parenting: Good or Bad?

  Time's latest cover says it loud and clear: "Are You Mom Enough?" Coupled with an image of a young attractive mother breast feeding her three-year-old son, it's no surprise that the article …

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Antioxidants: Plant vs. Animal Foods

In the beginning, blueberries were the best. Then walnuts took the title, then wild blueberries took it back. Then small red beans were considered the #1 most antioxidant-packed food (that is, until h…

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Breast is Best (As Long as We Don’t See it)!

Feeding a baby involves nipples. Either artificial ones made from I-hope-they-are-not-toxic chemicals, or the real thing. As in a woman's nipples. Sadly, it's the real thing that makes many people …

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World Breastfeeding Week: Surgeon General Reports Progress

The decision to breastfeed or not to breastfeed is an intensely personal one, based on a variety of circumstances. For those mothers who choose to breastfeed and can do so, having family and societ…

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Thanks Editors. Very adorable pair.

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