breastfeeding

My Breast Pump And I Stayed Together For The Kids

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When I met my breast pump, I was on the rebound from a breastfeeding relationship that hadn’t turned out the way I hoped

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No, We Don't Need A World Formula Week

We need a Black Breastfeeding Week and Women Who HaTo Go Back To Work At One Month Postpartum Because We Don't Offer Adequate Leave Week.

It's World Breastfeeding Week, a time for nursing moms post their favorite photos and share stories. And a week formula feeders demand equal representation.

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The United States Doesn't Care About Breastfeeding Or Formula — It Cares About Money

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There is a lot of inaccurate and misleading marketing of breast milk substitutes, and the FDA skips along its merry corrupt way in response.

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Serena And Me: Not Even Celebrity Moms Can “Have It All”

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Watching Serena Williams’s difficult pregnancy, and health scares I saw her as a mere mortal for the first time in the documentary Serena And Me.

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Edgy Breastfeeding Fashion For Rebel Mamas, Now In Plus Sizes

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Leche Libre is bringing more body positivity in the fold of the brand with the world’s first ever plus-size line of edgy breastfeeding gear.

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These Tweets Show That "Fed Is Best" When It Comes To Infant Feeding

How you feed your baby isn't nearly as important as making sure your baby gets fed.

ICYMI: Ravishly recently hosted a Twitter chat all about infant feeding.

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I'm A Parent And I Can't Stand Other Parents

if I don’t identify with the moms I meet in real life, I definitely don’t identify with the parents I see portrayed in the media.

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I Didn't Know Uterine Fibroids Ran In My Family Until I Had Them

"Would I be in pain forever? Would my periods ever regulate? Will we be able to have more children? And would I be forced to have a hysterectomy like my mother?"

A quick google search revealed that fibroids are noncancerous uterine growths. They can grow very large, cause extreme pain, and often lead to the removal of the uterus, like they did in my mother's case.

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Breastfeeding Is A Reproductive Rights Issue — And I Am Pro-Choice

There are far too many stressors involved to force breastfeeding on new mothers. And far too many challenges involved to continue to pressure women who are dealing with a multitude of other issues into choosing one style of feeding.

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I Knew It Was Time To Wean When Breastfeeding Became A Trigger 

We waded through this uncomfortable place in our relationship.

When the time came, I knew. I felt it in my gut, and in my body, each time my muscles tensed up at her request to nurse.

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