Incorporating Lactation Rooms in the Workplace

Incorporating Lactation Rooms in the Workplace

Here is a short video by Colorado Breastfeeding Coalition in which an employer and a breastfeeding employee share their story about how and why they made their workplace mother-friendly.
The Importance of Expressing Milk

The Importance of Expressing Milk

It is well-established that breastfeeding is important to the health of babies and their mothers. When a woman returns from maternity leave she faces a choice between weaning her baby from breast milk to formula or finding a way to continue breastfeeding. To keep her...
Finally, Some Help for Breastfeeding Travelers!

Finally, Some Help for Breastfeeding Travelers!

For nursing mothers, traveling light is an oxymoron. But one hotelier is at least reducing the load a bit. The Hard Rock Hotel Chicago, in partnership with Medela, a manufacturer of breast pumps and breastfeeding accessories, recently introduced the Nursing Mothers...
A Tale of Two Births

A Tale of Two Births

A Tale of Two Births is a Baby-Friendly Hospital Rap created by the  Massachusetts Breastfeeding Coalition. We were one of the sponsors for this video and think it’s absolutely fun! What’s behind the Baby-Friendly Rap? In 1991, the World Health Organization and...
More Good News for Breastfed Babies

More Good News for Breastfed Babies

They’re smarter, function better both socially and emotionally, and have better motor ability and language skills! Researchers using magnetic resonance imaging have added to the evidence that breastfeeding leads to increased rates of brain development in...
Moms Determined to Breastfeed

Moms Determined to Breastfeed

Stories from Who are Moms Determined to Breastfeed Every day  The United States Breastfeeding Committee (USBC) hears the stories of moms determined to breastfeed, often in the face of barriers that threaten to keep them from reaching their personal breastfeeding...