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How to Care for Your Breast Pump

For many of the moms that I work with, their breast pump becomes an almost constant companion. They get schlepped from home to work to carpool lane to church to business trips and back home again. I had to giggle recently at this fantastic tweet from Carson Daly, bragging on his wife who, at 2 […]

New Documentary Highlights the Importance of Human Milk Banking and Donor Milk

Three years ago, filmmaker Kevin West and his wife experienced the heartbreak of losing their baby in the eighth month of pregnancy. After the tragic loss, West and his wife learned about milk banking, and his wife became a milk donor to the Human Milk Banking Association of North America (HMBANA). “Your body doesn’t realize […]

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AAP revises breastfeeding policy

New Breastfeeding Policy Statement From the American Academy of Pediatrics

Today the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released its new policy statement on breastfeeding, making several key changes to its 2005 statement. Because the AAP’s recommendations carry significant weight with moms and health care providers, we wanted to share some of the important changes to the AAP’s recommendations as well as the shift in its […]

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breast pumping at work

Think Breastfeeding Discrimination is Wrong? Take Action!

ABC News recently reported on Texas mom, Donnicia Venters, who was fired from her job at a debt collection agency in 2010 after requesting time to use the bathroom to pump at work. Ms. Venters sued her employer for discrimination under title VII of the Civil Rights Act, but the judge ruled against her stating, […]

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