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There's No Strong like Preemie Strong

Jennifer Canvasser | Posted 01.18.2015 | Parents
Jennifer Canvasser

What is it like to be a preemie? What is it like to be alone in a plastic box for days, weeks or even months, when developmentally, you're still supposed to be engulfed in your mother's warmth? What is it like to be forced to breathe, eat and live when your body is not physically ready?

Food Justice for Babies

Jennifer Canvasser | Posted 12.22.2014 | Parents
Jennifer Canvasser

Where babies live largely influences what babies eat. Barriers to fresh food means barriers to first food. This matters because what we eat as infants and toddlers sets the stage for later health outcomes, including heart disease, obesity and cancer.

When Mother's Milk Was All I Had to Give

Jennifer Canvasser | Posted 08.09.2014 | Parents
Jennifer Canvasser

The one way I could nurture my fragile babies was by giving them my milk. Making milk was my one source of empowerment, when all of my motherly duties and responsibilities were taken away and given to clinicians.

10 Incredible Gifts For NICU Families

Jennifer Canvasser | Posted 05.14.2014 | Parents
Jennifer Canvasser

A community of love will help NICU families become the best advocates, nurturers and champions for their precious babies.

Catherine Pearson

Why I Used Donor Milk To Help Feed My Twins

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 08.06.2013 | Parents

Breastfeeding her twins -- a boy and a girl, born two weeks early -- mattered very much to Melissa, 38, a special education teacher from North Carolin...

3 Things You Might Not Know About Milksharing

Trevor MacDonald | Posted 11.21.2012 | Parents
Trevor MacDonald

Although milksharing is an ancient practice that probably dates back as far as humans do, many people today know little about it. I'll try to shed some light on three common misconceptions I have encountered in my own journey.