Just read this article in the Huffington Post, “The Truth About Breastfeeding.”  The author outlines 11 things she wished she had known–wished someone had told her.  It is funny and cute, and it may be true….  Do we hide the “truth” about breastfeeding and mothering, for that matter, both can be difficult, hard, rewarding and […]
I am a self proclaimed health food nut and this article in yesterday’s New York Times caught my eye, “Looking Inside the Twinkie.”  It was a blog interview with author Steve Ettlinger about his book, “Twinkie, Deconstructed.”  I thought this was a new book but I found it was actually published in 2007 when I […]
Just read a great article about how parenting can help prepare children for school–I would take it a step farther and say that parenting prepares children for life.  Unless your children are going to live like a recluse or maintain an anti-social lifestyle, teaching children to interact with others, be respectful of others, and empathetic […]
Yesterday I posted information on how important it is for families who choose or need to formula feed to have the proper information on preparation.  For infants receiving powdered or concentrated formulas how to reconstitute and add water is a crucial step in formula preparation.  Not only does the water source need to be clean […]
I have been searching for an easy to use guide for parents who need to use formula.  Formula requires special preparation, whether you are using a ready to feed preparation, a concentration, or a powdered formula. Many are not aware that powdered formula is not sterile and can contain bacteria.  The World Health Organization has […]
The Magical Hour after birth–skin to skin is where our babies belong. So happy to announce that Dr. Kajsa Brimdyr is one of our guest speakers at the annual Monmouth/Ocean Breastfeeding Consortium Conference on August 1, 2012–always a perfect way to celebrate World Breastfeeding Week. Here are the 9 steps outlined in The Magical Hour: […]
I read an article in today’s NYT that made me smile and frustrated me at the same time, For those that know me or follow me on The Lactation Lady Facebook Fanpage, you know healthy eating choices and healthy living choices are a passion of mine; hence, the career supporting breastfeeding.  The article outlined […]
I came across this awesome blog today that features really cool breastfeeding art, This picture is so beautiful to me because of its location–a beautiful breastfeeding photo in the kitchen.  It is simple and stunning at the same time.  Did you snap any great breastfeeding photos or do you have plans to?  Looking back I […]
The Bosom Buddies Breastfeeding Support Group is sponsoring a FREE HERBAL LECTURE with Virginia Ahearn BS, CPM, PCD (Certified Professional Midwife, Practitioner of Herbal Medicine, and Certified Postpartum Doula) on Wednesday, January 18th at 11 am–Colts Neck Library, Community Center Meeting Room, 1 Winthrop Lane Come and hear Virginia’s top 10 herbs for: Breastfeeding Kids Health and Winter Health
You are welcome to join the Breastfeeding Support Group, Bosom Buddies; we try meet every Wednesday from 11-12:30 pm at the Community Center Room on the first floor of the Colts Neck Library,1 Winthrop Lane, Colts Neck, NJ.   The group is free and open to all breastfeeding mothers and babies.  This is a mother […]