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It's Not Just About Breastfeeding

It's Not Just About Breastfeeding

08.28.2014
All women have a fundamental human right in the care of their children, and when we are talking about breastfeeding, let's steer the conversation...
5 Ways to Support Breastfeeding Moms

5 Ways to Support Breastfeeding Moms

08.28.2014
Breastfeeding can be a challenge, so it's important to help moms through this critical time. Here are a few ways family and friends can...
Yes, You Can Still Get Fired for Pumping at Work

Yes, You Can Still Get Fired for Pumping at Work

08.28.2014
These are the women who followed Sheryl Sandberg's example and have "leaned in" as far as they could. They are pushing ahead and aiming...
Why Black Women Are Statistically Less Likely To Breastfeed

Why Black Women Are Statistically Less Likely To Breastfeed

Ryan Buxton  08.26.2014
New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show there is a racial divide surrounding breastfeeding. In the U.S. in...
How Breastfeeding Brought Me Into My Power as a Woman

How Breastfeeding Brought Me Into My Power as a Woman

08.26.2014
As my daughter and I come to the end of our breastfeeding journey together, I rejoice, and I weep. Deeply... for I am still healing. And...
Breastfeeding Woes: My Experience With Lactation Mastitis

Breastfeeding Woes: My Experience With Lactation Mastitis

08.26.2014
Many moms are not able to easily find other employment and they have to suffer through several work hours without pumping. Moms shouldn't...
A Better Pump

A Better Pump

08.26.2014
Given the high participation of women in the workforce, it is clear that in order to promote breastfeeding before and beyond six months...
A Teachable Moment for Olivia Wilde

A Teachable Moment for Olivia Wilde

08.25.2014
Olivia Wilde just became the poster child for why this ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has become so frustrating.
Olivia Wilde Makes Statement By Pouring 'Breast Milk' On Head

Olivia Wilde Makes Statement By Pouring 'Breast Milk' On Head

Cate Matthews  08.25.2014
Celebrities are making the ice bucket challenge for ALS research their own these days, but Olivia Wilde's cascade of breast milk may just...
Moms Stage 'Nurse-In' To Protest Anthropologie Breastfeeding Incident

Moms Stage 'Nurse-In' To Protest Anthropologie Breastfeeding Incident

Cavan Sieczkowski  08.21.2014
More than 100 moms gathered at an Anthropologie in California to protest after a woman was escorted from the sales floor of the store for...
Breastfeeding: My Most Rewarding, and Challenging, Feat

Breastfeeding: My Most Rewarding, and Challenging, Feat

08.18.2014
The beginning of my son and my breastfeeding journey was rocky, and I came very close to giving up that first week. If it wasn't for my...
Moms Dance To Celebrate Breastfeeding

Moms Dance To Celebrate Breastfeeding

08.18.2014
So as we bid farewell to the seven days allocated to celebrate breastfeeding, I personally pledge to continue my celebrations.
To The Woman In The NICU Lactation Room

To The Woman In The NICU Lactation Room

08.15.2014
While I never spoke to you or even met your eyes, I think of you often. Your presence is now a concrete part of a significant and sacred...
To Breast Or Bottle Feed, A Woman's Choice: Let's Please Stop Judging!

To Breast Or Bottle Feed, A Woman's Choice: Let's Please Stop Judging!

08.14.2014
I wish those who pass judgement today could be a fly on the wall of my office and hear the shame, discomfort, and lack of confidence unkind,...