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Breastfeeding

Report indicates Colorado moms keen on extended breastfeeding

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a nationwide breastfeeding report card Wednesday, showing that Colorado is tops in the nation when it comes to the number of mothers who exclusively breastfeed their babies for the first six months of their lives. Nationwide, 16.3 percent of moms are exclusively breastfeeding at six months; in […]

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Editorial: Ignorance on breastfeeding

The recent incident in Englewood in which a mother was chastised for breastfeeding her baby at a public pool largely has centered on questions of modesty. Did she show too much skin? How much is too much? Frankly, it’s maddening to listen to people attempt to impose their own moral codes on a woman engaging […]

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Time cover shows mom breastfeeding 3-year-old

Shocking or no big deal? A woman breastfeeding her 3-year-old son is the cover photo of this week’s Time magazine for a story on “attachment parenting,” and reactions ranged from applause to cringing to shrugs. The photo showed Jamie Lynne Grumet, 26, a stay-at-home mom in Los Angeles who says her mother breastfed her until […]

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"Whipping it Out" Turns Breastfeeding Moms into Deviants

Not everyone is comfortable with breastfeeding in public. I understand people have varying degrees of exposure to the act and art of breastfeeding. I fully respect other viewpoints when they are made respectfully and thoughtfully. However, I find myself bristling when I hear the following from people who are on the anti side of nursing […]

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Enter to Win a Boppy® Pillow and Click to Support Other Moms

The Boppy Company (based in Golden and maker of the award-winning Boppy® Feeding and Infant Support Pillow) has always been known for providing support to moms, and this Mother’s Day, Boppy is supporting moms who need it most. The Boppy Company has partnered with Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP – a Denver-based organization with two locations in […]

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