This spring, Hollywood Leading Ladies Jenna Elfman, Kelly Preston and Laila Ali hosted an afternoon teahttp://www.leadinglady.com which celebrated moms and moms-to-be, and educated them about raising healthy babies. Leading Lady was proud to be a presenting sponsor of this first ever celebrity breastfeeding and toxin-free living event to raise awareness for the not-for-profit organizations . . . → Read More: #Giveaway #Breastfeeding From @LeadingLadybras Info @namamaste .com
13 Breast and Ovarian Cancer Stories You Haven’t Heard
At some point in their lives, every woman considers her risk for cancer – be it age, lifestyle or family history. But the more than two million women who are at increased risk for breast or ovarian cancer because of family history or . . . → Read More: Hereditary #Breast Cancer #Ovarian #Cancer Stories @namamaste .com
Mom’s love good for child’s brain
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School-age children whose mothers nurtured them early in life have brains with a larger hippocampus, a key structure important to learning, memory and response to stress.
The new research, by child psychiatrists and neuroscientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, . . . → Read More: Proven:Mom’s Love Good for Child’s Brain
Tweet Full Figure, Sports and Nursing Bras from @LeadingLadyBras
Leading Lady, a premiere nursing and full figure intimate apparel company dedicated to creating comfortably functional, remarkably affordable, stylish and easy-to-wear bras, camis and sleepwear recently contacted me to review the lines of nursing and yoga bras they offer. I received no compensation and the . . . → Read More: @LeadingLadyBras Supports Nursing and Full Figured Women
Although I am not a personal fan of Edward Hospital or the treatment my family and I have received there, they do offer some great Support Groups.
Edward Hospital offers several support groups for new moms and dads. This is a great way to get out of the house and meet other new parents, . . . → Read More: Support Groups for Parents, Breastfeeding and Loss in Naperville IL
If a multinational company developed a product that was a nutritionally balanced and delicious food, a wonder drug that both prevented and treated disease, cost almost nothing to produce and could be delivered in quantities controlled by the consumers’ needs, the very announcement of their find would send their shares rocketing to the top . . . → Read More: Breastfeeding, Nursing, Nurturing, Quotes to Support and Educate
Tweet Surgeon General Regina M. Benjamin issues a
“Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding,” Urging Removal of Obstacles Faced by Women Who Want to Breastfeed
On January 20, 2011, U.S. Surgeon General Regina M. Benjamin released a “Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding” which outlines steps that health care systems, organizations, and communities . . . → Read More: Surgeon General “Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding,” Urging Removal of Obstacles Faced by Women Who Want to Breastfeed
The Quintessence Global Breastfeeding Challenge will take place this Saturday, October 2nd at Brookfield Zoo! We are meeting on the West Mall near Roosevelt Fountain starting around 10:30. The actual count will take place at exactly 11:00 AM central time.
Well I love that the acronym is short for nipple – yes I have a sense of humor as amble as my bosom. As a former law student I like to look at the law. After my recent run in with NIP the law in Illinois supports a mother’s right to NIP and . . . → Read More: How do I feel about NIP: Nursing in Public?
If you read my last post about my unwelcome experience while breastfeeding at the Brookfield Zoo’s Restaurant and you were as upset as I was – I am happy to report a ray of light in the situation. Today while I was teaching my husband was contacted by the CEO of Brookfield Zoo, . . . → Read More: Brookfield Zoo Makes Amends on Breastfeeding