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The Boobie Struggle

I have to admit something to you all. I cannot stand flat chested/small breasted women! Yup…that’s right, I said it. And I meant it! Why you ask? 826 more words

Mothers shouldn't feel uncomfortable breastfeeding, students say

Imagine: you’re in a restaurant and a baby starts crying, the mother takes out her breast to feed. How does this make you feel? Should the woman leave to nurse her baby? 546 more words


Mom With Breast Cancer Violated During TSA search

“Albert said she told the agents she could not remove her shoes since she was not wearing socks and had an infection on her feet, a side effect of her treatment and chemotherapy. 177 more words


Normal Weight Gain in Newborns Lower Than Traditionally Expected

Traditional teaching: ┬ánewborns regain birth weight by 10 days of life, then 0.5 – 2.0 oz per day thereafter for the first two months.

n = 140,000 healthy newborns born >36 weeks of gestation in California between 2009-2013. 114 more words

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Immunotherapy for breast cancer: past, present, and future

Spellman, A. & Tang, S.C. Cancer Metastasis Review. Published online:02 December 2016

Immunotherapy has shown promise in many solid tumors including melanoma and non-small cell lung cancer with an evolving role in breast cancer.

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Breast Pumps

Let’s talk breast pumps. I’ve now used three different pumps. And I’ll discuss them one by one.

To start I’ll talk about the Medela pump. The only time I used one was in the hospital so I’m not sure if it is the same as the ones you buy for your own use. 473 more words


Back to Breastfeeding Week 3

We started this week in a pretty crappy way.

I had mastitis AGAIN and ended up in hospital. After days of pumping and feeding I’m feeling a lot better. 156 more words