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The Coolest Tech for Parents at CES 2017

Jeana Lee Tahnk | Posted 01.18.2017 | Parents
Jeana Lee Tahnk

This article originally appeared on Cool Mom Tech. Reporting on the coolest products at CES 2017 was an eye-opening glimpse into the future and conf...

200 Years Of Breast Pumps, In 18 Images

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 08.01.2016 | Parents

The breast pump is an invaluable invention that allows nursing moms to travel independently, avoid infection and be able to continue breastfeeding whi...

This Pumping Mom's Photo Is Multitasking At Its Best

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 04.15.2016 | Parents

For new parents, everyday life involves some serious multitasking. Mom and radiation therapist Melissa Bressler knows this all too well. The popular ...

Revolutionary New Breast Pump Could Be A Game Changer For Nursing Moms

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 03.17.2016 | Parents

In March 2014, Samantha Rudolph read a New York Times article titled "Shouldn’t the Breast Pump Be as Elegant as an iPhone and as Quiet as a Prius b...

7 Comics That Capture The Emotional Roller Coaster Of Pumping

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 01.29.2016 | Parents

Pumping is a great option for moms who want to stick to their breastfeeding goals but also need the flexibility to work outside the home or simply be ...

Another Way Companies Make It Harder For New Mothers

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 10.13.2015 | Business

Pumping breast milk at work is one of the more depressing indignities of new motherhood. You’re holed up in some tiny windowless closet at work, bre...

A Better Pump

Melissa A. Belli, M.D. | Posted 08.26.2014 | Parents
Melissa A. Belli, M.D.

Given the high participation of women in the workforce, it is clear that in order to promote breastfeeding before and beyond six months we need to improve a mother's pumping experience at work.

If Men Nursed Babies

Vanessa Loder | Posted 10.12.2014 | Parents
Vanessa Loder

If men nursed babies instead of women, there would be a pumping room on every floor of every office building with a flat screen TV playing SportsCenter, plush couches to sit on and lots of free food -- bowls of nuts, hoagies, along with two big coolers to provide plenty of water and Gatorade to keep everyone hydrated.

Breastfeeding During the Holidays

Joy Kosak | Posted 02.22.2014 | Parents
Joy Kosak

Between minimal downtime, extra social engagements and close quarters with extended family, you may find yourself wondering when and how you're going to nurse or pump. With a few tips and tricks, you can make everything flow more smoothly.

More On Free Breast Pumps And The Affordable Care Act

Catherine Pearson | Posted 03.11.2013 | Parents
Catherine Pearson

Breast pumps are now covered under the Affordable Care Act -- a provision that kicked in for many women when their employer-sponsored insurance starte...

Catherine Pearson

Breast Pumps Now Covered By Insurance, But Does It Help? | Catherine Pearson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents

When her first baby was born, Becky Bormann relied on a hand-me-down breast pump. At $250, the model she wanted cost more than she and her husband...

Police: Man Says He Taped Co-Worker Breast-Pumping In Her Office

Posted 06.06.2012 | Parents

For a new mother who works at DeSales University in Center Valley, Penn., the simple act of pumping breastmilk at work led to extreme distress when sh...

It's Official: August Is National Breastfeeding Month

Gina Cicatelli Ciagne, CLC | Posted 10.16.2011 | Parents
Gina Cicatelli Ciagne, CLC

Many moms, medical experts, and lactation educators have long celebrated World Breastfeeding Month in August. But the United States Breastfeeding Committee has now proclaimed that August is officially National Breastfeeding Month.

Father Knows Breast: Mother's Milk Cocktails For Stay-At-Home Dads

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tony Sachs

As far as I'm concerned, if it's good enough for my baby girl, then it's good enough for me. And if it's got some booze and ice in there, all the better.

This Sucks -- Breast Pumping at Work: Peaceful Revolution

Katrina Alcorn | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Katrina Alcorn

Many of our employers and coworkers remain woefully ignorant about breastfeeding; without realizing it, they put us in situations that can be thoroughly humiliating.

Peaceful Revolution:: Why Support for Breastfeeding Matters More than Ever

Ellen Malmon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ellen Malmon

A commitment to breastfeeding is the first step we can take to combat the health crisis of obesity and illness linked to the industrialized food chain, and re-establish a healthy relationship to food.

Pumping in Public Bathrooms: The Perils of Modern Motherhood

Morra Aarons-Mele | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Morra Aarons-Mele

Pumping is such a love-hate thing. Love the freedom, hate the device.