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Book Recommendation: The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding, 8th Edition

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I often get asked “What is the best breastfeeding book on the market?”  For me, the answer is easy: The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding, 8th Edition (which usually includes a reminder to look for the ORANGE version!). The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding has been around for a long time. Its first edition was published in […]

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Breastfeeding Tips for Holidays

Deck the Halls with Peaceful Breastfeeding!

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Today, my kids and I moved furniture and cleared a space for our Christmas tree. I’m the type who would be willing to do the deed in July if cultural expectations and my husband would let me. Bring on the Bing Crosby’s “White Christmas” while sunning at the beach? Fine by me. I’ll bow to […]

Resources for Medications and Breastfeeding: There’s an app for that!

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“My doctor prescribed me _____ drug; do I have to stop nursing?”  Almost every day we hear from moms who have questions about the safety of medications while breastfeeding. Fortunately there are some terrific resources for nursing moms who need evidence-based information, including a free helpline for pregnant and breastfeeding moms and brand new smartphone […]

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