Category Archives: Breastfeeding

End to Formula’s reign?

This is shamelessly snatched from Birthing Bliss, but once again, it was too good to ignore. Massachusets has taken a bold step towards getting rid of the dispicable formula habit by actually banning hospitals from handing out free diaper bags full of advertisements for formula to new parents, and thereby sending the subtle message that […]

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Colicky Babes, Part Deux

Don’t you just love it when birthing or breastfeeding or babies makes it to the front page of the New York Times? I do! Go check out today’s front page (well, the online front page, at least). There’s a very fun article there by Nina Bernstein about the diversity of colic remedies for new babies—as […]

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The Language of Breastfeeding

I don’t remember how I first found Kimberly Bobrow’s website; I am a chronic surfer, and links link you to links which then link you to links, until you can’t really recall the path you took that got you to where you ended up. But, in any case, I have just read a fascinating article […]

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World Breastfeeding Week, a week late

It has come to my attention that last week…well, nearly two weeks ago, now…was World Breastfeeding Week, brought to you by the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action. *Sheepish* I feel like I should have been on top of that one, but somehow let it slip through my fingers (it was, to put it mildly, a […]

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Nurse-ins at Starbucks

In my never-ending quest to provide this journal with the coolest links in the world, I most recently stumbled upon Hip Mama, an informative online parenting zine with a decidedly wicked feminist/activist streak. In other words, just my kind of zine. While purusing the site and getting the lay of the land, I read a […]

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