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I'm a Lactivist And I Hated Nursing

Iulia Gulia | Posted 05.26.2015 | Parents
Iulia Gulia

I nursed my son for two years and I hope to do the same with my daughter. I fully believe that "breast is best" (at least most of the time), and I will gladly talk your ear off about the benefits of nursing. But would you believe me if I told you that I hated nursing so much that I almost quit?

Nursing Your Baby: Sometimes It Takes a Village

Dr. Juli Fraga | Posted 05.03.2014 | Parents
Dr. Juli Fraga

When my newborn daughter came home from the hospital, her weight dropped because she was not receiving enough milk from me. I felt utterly helpless because my body was not able to do the one thing I most needed it to do: supply nourishment for my newborn daughter.

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.

11 Breastfeeding Tips From The Experts

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 06.20.2013 | Parents

Study after study has confirmed that the benefits of breastfeeding are plentiful. This spring, researchers from Brown University used MRIs to show tha...

8 Ways To Make Breastfeeding Easier

ivillagelogo | Posted 06.21.2012 | Parents

Written by Gina LaGuardia and Patty Onderko for iVillage Breastfeeding may be the healthiest choice for your baby, but that doesn't mean it's alway...

Tips For Breastfeeding: What Every Expectant Mom Should Know

Gina Cicatelli Ciagne, CLC | Posted 08.08.2011 | Healthy Living
Gina Cicatelli Ciagne, CLC

So in honor of Pregnancy Awareness Month -- an organization that promotes these same tenets -- here are some of the things that moms-to-be should know about breastfeeding as they get closer to their due date.