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A New Milestone! In Real Life Ep. 8

Every day I wake up thinking about my 6 month old baby John and whether or not he will learn something new today. I am always so anxious for him to reach all the milestones and so far he has been so amazing at reaching all of them early! 87 more words

In Real Life

Breastfeeding Vs Bottle-feeding. Why the debate?

War, famine and disease. Politics, fashion and weather. So many talking points, so many subjects. So why is it that one of the biggest debates; certainly in this country, is that of breastfeeding v bottle-feeding? 1,037 more words


Formula marketing 101

The Mead Johnson company was particularly aggressive in its pursuit of medical clients for its baby formulae.

This relationship was described as “enlightened self-interest and co-operation” between the  manufacturer and the medical profession.

Fixing breastfeeding

There is no doubt that concerns about infant mortality rates in the USA at the end of the nineteenth century played a role in motivating the medical profession to find new, safe ways of providing nourishment to small babies. 402 more words


bash the breastfeeding supporter

Is it me?

Probs it is me.

It’s like when you notice women with prams everywhere when you’re pregnant.

Seems to me there’s a bit of beating up of breastfeeding supporters and advocates going on. 525 more words

OPINION: Letter to a breast cancer survivor, from a board-certified lactation consultant

Note: We typically try to stick to evidence-based information on lactation, support for breastfeeding parents, etc. However, as the article referenced below has sparked a national discussion on parents who do not breastfeed, we wished to publish the $0.02 from one of our lactation consultants. 884 more words


Bottles formulas and pumps -oh my!

Oh where to begin! As I sit here trying to recall the early days with my son, I realise that whilst it was the most magical thing I have ever experienced, it was also one of the most stressful. 447 more words

The Milk Diaries