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Why Not National Bottle Feeding Week?

If you’re a mom or friends with a lot of moms on Facebook, you may have noticed that there’s a lot of chatter about National Breast Feeding Week. 542 more words

Vincent The Magnificent

Relactation! Have you heard of it?

Couldn’t be prouder of my dear friend Rebecca Wright for taking on this challenge.

Doulas Love will be following her on her journey and helping to spread the word on this beautiful act of love she is doing to help the others, without asking for anything in return! 64 more words

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Human breast milk industry becoming cutthroat

TRENTON, N.J. – It could trade for 400 times more than the price of crude oil and 2,000 times more than iron ore. If sold off the shelf, it could cost more than 150 times the price of a gallon of cow’s milk and 15 times more than coffee. 907 more words

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Breast milk banks: Florida gets a new kind of lending institution

Florida’s getting it’s first-ever mother’s milk bank, the Orlando Sentinel has reported.

The addition to the Human Milk Banking Association of North America will mean that new mothers needing breast milk won’t have to receive overnight shipments of breast milk sent from states such as Texas or Colorado. 133 more words

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Milk Farms = Exploitation

When corporate interests commodify women’s bodies, there’s no way to avoid exploitation. Good intentions aside, this system doesn’t put the power in women’s hands. Women who are suffering might end up having to sell their nutrient-rich breast milk, and feed their own babies low-cost, low-quality formula. 141 more words

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Donating is an act of love

I had a two month supply of breast milk after Ander died, one for the month he was in the hospital and one for the month it took me to wean afterwards. 581 more words

Buying Breast Milk Online? Not Your Best Option

It seems like these days, you can get anything you need on the internet. But are you really getting what you pay for? And when it comes to the health of a baby, there’s no bigger or more important question. 309 more words

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