August is World Breastfeeding Awareness Month. Around the world, people will be celebrating the amazing benefits of breastfeeding with efforts that will protect, promote, and support breastfeeding by empowering parents. A mother’s milk is her baby’s best first food, providing essential nutrients and protections that can last a lifetime. Science has proven that breast milk […]
pumpspotting and Mothers’ Milk Bank are bringing women together to nurse, pump, nourish and connect. The Breast Express RV, a 40-foot nursing and pumping suite, touring the country to help unite communities in lactation conversation, celebrate moms and breastfeeding advocates, and share breastfeeding stories. The RV, “a luxury lactation lounge on wheels” will roll up at […]
Have you ever been judged for something on this list? Parenting is hard. Good thing we have friends who support our choices and remind us that parenting is a spectator sport. “Mother Judger” is a new series by Scary Mommy and really hits home.
As a parent, do you ever have days where you feel as if the load you’re carrying is just too heavy to move forward? You’re not alone. I’ve been there. And for me, much of my pregnancy-related anxiety stemmed from my experience with breastfeeding. If I learned anything through my breastfeeding journey, it’s that it […]
At Tinyhood, our mission is simple: to provide new parents with a place to get on-demand answers about their most pressing parenting questions from trusted, certified experts. That’s why we keep a range of experts on hand who can advise on everything from sleep training to breastfeeding to early childhood development and more. Since our […]
I recently attended a conference where the presenter referenced a vintage Blatz Beer advertisement extolling the benefits of drinking beer…for mom and baby. This, of course, seems far-fetched in today’s world. Research has proven the harmful effects of moms drinking alcohol while pregnant and nursing. I have a dear friend whose adoptive teenage daughter will […]
Breastfeeding isn’t for the faint of heart…or breast. For one long, long day, two men got to experience what it’s like to be a breastfeeding woman. Not the part of attaching a real baby, unfortunately, but the bit about carrying two ever-filling jugs about town. The experience was made possible with help from MamaBreast, a […]
Energetic, funny, and obsessed with creativity, Kristina Kuzmic has an in-your-face perspective on issues of parenting and life in general. As for breasts? Turns out, they’re not just for gawking.
Momsense has developed a unique, wearable technology that will transform breastfeeding for nursing mothers: a groundbreaking Smart Meter designed to monitor and measure, in real time, their baby’s milk intake while breastfeeding. This innovation will provide knowledge that will result in vital peace of mind and confidence for mothers in those precious first months of […]
Colorado’s legalization of retail marijuana for adults 21 and older still continues to be a divisive issue and as well it should be. But one thing that most of us can agree upon is that it is important to know about the laws and health effects that pertain to retail marijuana in Colorado. Over the next year, Mile High […]