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Pain With Breastfeeding Latch

Dianne Cassidy, IBCLC discusses pain that occurs when latching your baby to your breast.

Breastfeeding Comebacks to Critics

Abby Theuring, The Badass Breastfeeder, shares her favorite comebacks to breastfeeding critics. What are your favorites?

Newborn Behaviors and Breastfeeding Cues

Dianne Cassidy, IBCLC is talking about newborn behaviors, what they mean and does it mean they want to breastfeed! Have a listen!

My Top 6 Favorite Breastfeeding Products

Follow this link for my recommendations. There’s 6 of them. (Ignore the title when you click)

10 Things To Do With Your Breastmilk

Besides feeding it to your baby! Abby Theuring, The Badass Breastfeeder shares her fun ideas! What are yours?

Breastfeeding Latch and Position

Dianne Cassidy, IBCLC shares her expert tips for breastfeeding latch and position for your newborn baby!

17 More Days

By Jenny Manos

Jenny Manos pumping at work

17 more days.
17 more days until I reach my goal of nursing my second child for an entire year.
13 more days of pumping at work.
I pumped because I couldn’t afford to stay home the whole time I was nursing. [Read more…]

Milkies by Fairhaven Health Review and Giveaway!

I’ve seen a lot of products in this blogger job over the years. You badasses have grown this community to a pretty nice size and companies are eager to show you their stuff. I put the kibosh on much of it because it’s useless, expensive or doesn’t fill a real need.

I have noticed something pretty remarkable; the best products are created by the people who have experienced a gap firsthand. A lot of us can identify a gap, but a special few can envision a way to fill it. A couple of those people are Helen and Tobi. [Read more…]

Babywearing is Badass: So Says the Science

By Neve Spicer

Some people might regard babywearing as a mere fashion statement. Sure, they think, those fancy wraps look hip, but do they really serve any function?

According to the science, yes.

At one time, babywearing was standard practice among mothers everywhere. Its decline, especially in the West, led many to assume it was a dying habit. With International Babywearing Week upon us, however, advocates are standing up to say that wearing our babies is back and it’s here to stay. [Read more…]

What To Do If Your Family or Friends Criticize You For Extended Breastfeeding

By Wendy Wisner, IBCLC

Every breastfeeding mama is going to receive criticism at some point or another. Whether it’s about breastfeeding in public, how frequently you’re breastfeeding, your reluctance to introduce a bottle or supplement with formula, or whatever else.

BUT, if you end up breastfeeding beyond a certain number of months – or god forbid, a year or more – you are definitely going to get at least a little judgement. Most likely, a whole lotta judgement. [Read more…]