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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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How Do The States Stack Up Environmentally?

Would you like to know which state has the most organic farms, or the lowest air pollution, or the most breastfeeding moms? Maybe you'd like to know which states are the worst polluters? If so, Mother…

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Bowl of the Boob: Want Some Breast Milk Ice Cream?

The virtues of breast milk cannot be sung enough. Pediatricians and Lactivists alike have sounded the rallying cry for more breastfeeding and more time spent doing it (no less than 6 months of breastf…

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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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