Category Archives: Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding Legislation Needs Your Help and NOW

This bill deletes the age limitation in the statute that permits mothers to publicly breastfeed their children who are age 12 months or younger. ” Here is a link to the actual bill: http://www.capitol.tn.gov/Bills/107/Bill/SB0083.pdf Sen Faulk is the sole sponsor … Continue reading

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A new Wonderful Resource for Breastfeeding

Even though breastfeeding is often referred to as the “most natural thing in the world,” rarely does it come so naturally. Which is why lactation consultants are the fairy godmothers to breastfeeding. However, I came across this web resource through … Continue reading

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Greater Rights for TN Breastfeeding Moms: Your Action Needed

Thanks to the hard work of a few individuals and organizations, a State Bill, introduced by State Senator Mike Faulk, is set to eliminate the age restriction on the current breastfeeding bill (currently at 12 months). Here, an article by … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding Accoutrements: Need or No-Need?

I love this article, “Breast Pumps, Nipple Shields, Hooter Hiders … Oh My!” from Kimmelin Hull on Science and Sensibility’s blog. As a nursing mother, I made much use of my nursing cover, and in fact will make them for … Continue reading

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Fun Bags?! Indeed.

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In honor of National Breastfeeding Week

Of course, National Breastleaking is a flashier title, but of course not as politically correct or official sounding. And so, as a small tribute to the monumental art of breastfeeding we have new research to encourage weary moms through breastfeeding: … Continue reading

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A Bit on Breastfeeding

I learned these from the book “Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn,” by Simkin, Whalley and Keppler.  If you enjoy reading, I would recommend this hefty over 400 page book for women early in their pregnancy.  It is comprehensive and loaded … Continue reading

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