Category Archives: News

Is my baby being overfed?

A concerned mother at the La Leche League forum recently asked a question concerning the feeding schedule her family has for her baby while she works. She has a large baby being fed every two hours, and she’s worried she cannot maintain her supply while pumping at work. A knowledgeable mom replied, assuring her that her baby’s growth was normal,

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Annoying Online Moms

The motherhood journey is a colorful, magical, tragic, awful, happy, incredible experience, and moms all over are sharing their journeys on the world wide web for all to see. However, some of these moms are incredibly annoying, especially to other moms, and they don’t even realize it. There are the know-it-all moms, moms who enjoy telling their horrible delivery stories,

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Hormonal Contraceptives Linked to Decreased Milk Supply

The Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine has introduced a protocol revision on Contraception and Breastfeeding detailing the link between hormonal contraceptive methods and a decrease in milk supply. The revision also states that more research must be done. After many mothers have come forth explaining their personal issues concerning the production of breast milk while on hormonal contraceptives, there is enough

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Working While Breastfeeding

Working women who want to breast feed have to overcome certain challenges, including scheduling pumping sessions and keeping to a breastfeeding schedule that benefits both mother and baby. In an interview with Nancy Mohrbacher, a breastfeeding expert and author of Working and Breastfeeding Made Simple, challenges and benefits of breastfeeding while employed are discussed, as well as some valuable advice.

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Military husbands, hard working women

Being married to a military man means having to deal with things a little differently when your husband deploys. Over at Scary Mommy, Scarlet Hayes shares ten things that happened to her when her husband headed to the Middle East. She found herself in charge of responsibilities her husband took care of before, such as shoveling snow and fixing the

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Nursing While Pregnant

If you’re pregnant again and still nursing, you can continue to nurse your baby even after your milk supply turns to colostrum. However, you can’t force your body to produce more milk. Your milk supply is not influenced by what you eat and drink – it’s regulated by hormones. Your body has to work hard to keep your new baby

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“I’d Never Let My Kid Do That”

Before you become a parent yourself it’s easy to look at people with kids and say, “I’d never let my kid do that.” Then you find yourself in a situation where the thing you’d never let your kid do is the perfect solution to whatever problem you’re facing. It’s okay, you’re not alone! Clint Edwards has a great article over

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