nursing

image credit osaze_akil via: Instagram

Why Do We Need Black Breastfeeding Week?

When we see each other, we see ourselves. And when we see ourselves, we know we are strong and capable and worthy. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   08.29.17   |   SHARE
Trending
image credit: Joni Edelman

What Do Mothers Around The Globe Know About Breastfeeding, That American Moms Don’t?   

Science, as it turns out, is not the answer to everything — certainly not breastfeeding. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   06.26.17   |   SHARE
Trending
My daughter nursed (and was supplemented with formula, then milk) for 18 months, and when we weaned, it was because we were ready. Image: Lesly Juarez/Unsplash.

I Supplemented Breast Milk With Formula For 18 Months — And You Can Too!

My daughter nursed (and was supplemented with formula, then milk) for 18 months, and when we weaned, it was because we were ready. After that first Read...
Kelly Burch    |   08.5.16   |   SHARE
Families
Momsense is a revolutionary product, an app that takes the guesswork out of this whole situation.  Image: bule/Pixabay.

Momsense: The App That's Revolutionizing Breastfeeding

With bottle feeding, you are able to fill the bottle with a very specific amount of formula or breast milk and are able to physically see how much Read...
Allison Cooper    |   07.15.16   |   SHARE
Families
I didn’t want to wean her for a lot of reasons, but the primary driving force was guilt.

I Force-Weaned My Child, And It Was Awful, For A While Anyway

She didn’t wean herself. There was no gradual decline in the frequency of nursing sessions, no mounting interest in outside activities, no moment of Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   03.22.16   |   SHARE
Families
Credit: ThinkStock
FamiliesBodies
Don't worry, it's not THAT bad. (Credit: ThinkStock)

The Good, Bad And Very, Very Ugly Of The Post-Birth Body

When you push a small human out of your body, things tend to get a little weird. Read...
Joni Edelman    |   09.25.14   |   SHARE
Bodies