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Should Breast-Milk Be Shared?

A few years back there was a posting on the widely used community site Craigslist that offered a barter of sorts. The posting originated from the East Bay/Berkeley branch of Craigslist and was a call …

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Make Breast Feeding Easier: Surgeon General Issues Call to Action

Everyone can help make breastfeeding easier! Surgeon General Regina M. Benjamin issued a Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding, outlining steps that can be taken to remove some of the obstacl…

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Baby Mama: Do Children Need a Doll That Gives Birth?

When it comes to toys, children donít crave authenticity and veracity, as much as they just require a vehicle that allows them to suspend disbelief long enough to simply lose themselves in play. While…

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Nursing When They Can Ask For It

"Yeah, I'm fine with breastfeeding, as long as she's not old enough to ask for it," said the prospective nanny. I had just explained I would be working from home so I could nurse my baby. Then,…

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Really Gisele? A Breastfeeding Law?

By Heather Sobieralski, originally posted on OwningPink.com When the supermodel Gisele made a statement this summer that it should be a law for all mothers to breastfeed their babies for six m…

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Be An Earth Day Family Every Day

Raising children is hard enough without worrying about the environmental consequences of your parenting choices. Don't sweat it. You already care about your child's well-being and earth-friendly choic…

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Guilt and Breastfeeding: Who’s Really to Blame?

I hardly blinked last week when yet another study heralded the benefits of breastfeeding, titled, "Breastfeeding Would Save Lives, Money." It found that feeding babies as nature intended, rather …

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Breast Is Always Best? Mommy’s Milk Is Served At NYC Restaurant

There has been quite a stir this past week in the blogosphere, as Chef Daniel Angerer, a NYC chef that once beat Bobby Flay on Iron Chef (no easy feat), announced that he was serving the customers in …

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Breastfeeding Mother Asked to Cover Up

After Indiana-mother Maggie Naas ordered food for herself, she decided to breastfeed her 11-month old, Katie. But when she followed this instinct, the culture around her responded. The Olive Garden ma…

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This Doll Sucks: What a Breastfeeding Doll Says About Society?

From the "I took the bait" file: Being a journalist, you quickly start to figure out the way things work pertaining to product and subsequent hype. A particular product will be released that holds …

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