Archive | Breastfeeding


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 […]

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 […]

Mama Pear Designs New Year’s Giveaway


A few months ago the Hygeia team attended the ABC Kids Expo in Louisville, Kentucky. The ABC Expo is one of our favorite annual events with hundreds of companies showing the latest innovations in children’s and baby products. We love meeting with retail stores from across the country as well as other companies supporting moms […]