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  • The Problem with "Fed Is Best"
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    The Problem with “Fed Is Best”

    Fed is best, right? On the surface, “fed is best” seems like a positive slogan. Upon delving deeper into the statement and website I immediately uncover significant problems with the movement. Fellow mom blogger Mama Banana’s Adventures ignited a firestorm yesterday with her post “The Truth About Fed Is Best.” In her post, she criticizes […] More

  • ECO-MA Reusable Nursing Pads Review
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    ECO-MA Reusable Nursing Pads Review

    I have been nursing my two kids for a total of over four years now. During my early months as a nursing mom, I leaked a lot and used disposable nursing pads. However, as soon as I made the switch to cloth diapers when my daughter was three months old, I also made the switch […] More

  • Waiting Three to Five Days Between Introducing New Foods
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    Waiting Three to Five Days Between Introducing New Foods

    When you started introducing solid foods to your baby, did you follow the “wait X number of days between each new food” rule? Most sources that I have found online recommend waiting three to five days before introducing new foods. When my daughter was an infant, my nurse practitioner mentioned waiting three days between new […] More

  • Medela Recycles
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    Medela Recycles

    Medela is proud to announce Medela Recycles, a program focused on helping moms who have finished their breastfeeding journey help another mom start hers. The program was created in response to a petition on Change.org launched by an eco-conscious mother to encourage Medela to develop a system to allow mothers to properly dispose of their old pumps to keep […] More

  • Toddler Breastfeeding
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    Breastfeeding May Lower Risk of Childhood Leukemia

    Breastfeeding offers myriad benefits to mothers and babies. Now a new review of 18 previous studies published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics finds that breastfeeding may lower the risk of childhood leukemia. Childhood cancer is a leading cause of death among children and adolescents in developed countries, with leukemia accounting for 30 percent of childhood […] More

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