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…

Is Your Omega-3 Bank Account in the Red?
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Is Your Omega-3 Bank Account in the Red?

Congratulations, you’re pregnant! For the next 40 weeks, you can expect to hear countless contradictory pearls of wisdom—solicited and unsolicited—along with the occasional uninvited belly rub (unless you are in Pennsylvania). One of the long-standing commandments of pregnancy wisdom has been: Don’t eat fish while pregnant. Well, this is one piece of advice you can…

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…

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…

The Truth About Drinking Alcohol and Breastfeeding
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The Truth About Drinking Alcohol and Breastfeeding

Well, I’m here to tell you that we had all kinds of hoopla and commotion last week when we suggested in a PIN that combining drinking alcohol and breastfeeding was not the best idea.  Truth or False?  Anyone?  It was actually suggested on Twitter by one of our followers that we were providing erroneous and…