5 Tips for A Successful Breastfeeding Experience
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5 Tips for A Successful Breastfeeding Experience

There’s no denying that breast milk is one of the most nutritious gifts youcan give your baby. It’s packed with antibodies and vitamins, strengthening your baby’s ability to fight off viruses and bacteria. But while breastfeeding is an undoubtedly beautiful and mutually beneficial experience, getting started isn’t always easy. Read on for 5 easy ways…

Answers to Common Breastfeeding Questions
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Answers to Common Breastfeeding Questions

In celebration of World Breastfeeding Week, we’ve kicked off an exciting, month-long focus on breastfeeding! Of course, we’re huge proponents of breastfeeding and have written many posts on its benefits for mom and baby, but we also recognize that many moms struggle with breastfeeding. So, this month, we’ll be both celebrating breastfeeding and supporting nursing…

What If I Don’t Choose to Breastfeed?
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What If I Don’t Choose to Breastfeed?

We are rounding the last lap of the National Month celebrating Breastfeeding.  We have shared stories and been inspired by women all month in our twitter parties and FB chats on their experiences nursing.  We have supported a day of public nursing in in LA County, #Boobolution.  And we have provided vital information and linked…

New Generation of Breastfeeding Moms Need Support
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New Generation of Breastfeeding Moms Need Support

  Image by Ingrid Franz Moriarty Its true that breastfeeding is “natural”, that the reason why the human race exists is because throughout history mothers fed their newborns with breastmilk.  This is just a fact.  Before formula existed, we existed because of breastmilk.  Interestingly since the introduction of formula, women have lost the natural ability…

A How To for Breastfeeding in a Carrier
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A How To for Breastfeeding in a Carrier

August being about all things breastfeeding, a few different times during the month we recommended nursing in a carrier. The Pump Station & Nurtury’s Corky Harvey recommends it for surviving the evening “Witching Hours” and the suggestion came up a few times during our #ProNursing Twitter Party.  We think suggestions with specific “how to” information are always appreciated and were happy to find…

#ThankfulThursday – Breastfeeding!
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#ThankfulThursday – Breastfeeding!

http://www.womenshealth.gov/breastfeeding Today marks the kick-off of  the World Breastfeeding Week Campaign.   Can I get a WOOT?! #ThankfulThursday this week is dedicated to the brilliance of the female body, its perfect capacity to create a magic elixir called breastmilk – the complete food for the newborn and baby!  Brava to all of us women! #ThankfulThursday today…

The Top Nutrients Your Infant and Child May Need
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The Top Nutrients Your Infant and Child May Need

All of us would do whatever we could to keep our children happy and healthy. But we don’t always know the best foods and nutrients that our kids need. First and most importantly is to breastfeed your infant. Breast milk contains needed fats for brain development. Experts have found it helps your infant better fight…

Public Breastfeeding Day in LA County: August 1st
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Public Breastfeeding Day in LA County: August 1st

#Boobolution   It’s a party! Well, it is REALLY a CALL TO ACTION.  We are part of a group that is hosting a Public Breastfeeding Day event to celebrate World Breastfeeding Week, and when you say celebrate, I say PARTY!  We need you to come, will you consider joining us? So here’s the scoop, the…

Powerful Ways to Take Care of You
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Powerful Ways to Take Care of You

At Bravado Designs, we’re all about making the world’s best maternity and nursing bras that deliver comfort and style…which adds up to one confident mom. We want you to have an amazing experience breastfeeding your baby, which is why in addition to providing high-quality, beautiful bras, we offer a variety of resources to support you…