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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 Read...
Rochaun Meadows-Fernandez    |   04.28.17   |   SHARE
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We waded through this uncomfortable place in our relationship.

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

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. Read...
Katherine Emrick    |   04.14.17   |   SHARE
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Breastfeeding doesn't work all the time for everyone. That's okay.

News Flash: Pressuring Moms To Breastfeed Is Stressing Them The Eff Out

There is nothing in the world that quite compares to the joyous feeling of bringing a new baby home. They smell wonderful, they fill your home with Read...
Allison Cooper    |   03.7.17   |   SHARE
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Breastfeeding may not be possible for everyone. And that's okay.

It's Totally Fine To Quit Breastfeeding And Give Your Kid The Devil's Milk (AKA Formula)

When my third son was a year old, I stopped breastfeeding. He was not pleased. In fact, because I more or less went cold turkey on him, he waged an Read...
Sarah Torna Roberts    |   02.6.17   |   SHARE
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Incredible Breastfedding Photos

Breastfeeding Moms Blow Up The Internet With These Incredible Breastfeeding Photos

I'm in San Francisco today — my favorite city; it's raining. The Rav staffers had an incredible meet-up today to discuss the awesome things we want Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   12.15.16   |   SHARE
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“Fuck you, [Embassy Suites]. I’m livid,” Mazzalai Nguyen writes in her post...

This Breastfeeding Mom Was Told To Pump In A Hotel Bathroom. She Had Other Ideas.

“I told them they don’t eat lunch in the bathroom, so it’s gross to expect me to contaminate baby’s milk in there.” Read...
Sara Nachlis of Mamamia    |   08.25.16   |   SHARE
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My daughter nursed (and was supplemented with formula, then milk) for 18 months, and when we weaned, it was because we were ready. Image: Lesly Juarez/Unsplash.

I Supplemented Breast Milk With Formula For 18 Months — And You Can Too!

My daughter nursed (and was supplemented with formula, then milk) for 18 months, and when we weaned, it was because we were ready. After that first Read...
Kelly Burch    |   08.5.16   |   SHARE
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Momsense is a revolutionary product, an app that takes the guesswork out of this whole situation. Image: bule/Pixabay.

Momsense: The App That's Revolutionizing Breastfeeding

With bottle feeding, you are able to fill the bottle with a very specific amount of formula or breast milk and are able to physically see how much Read...
Allison Cooper    |   07.15.16   |   SHARE
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