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Save on MAM Anti-Colic Baby Bottles

Save on MAM Anti-Colic Baby Bottles

MAM Anti-Colic bottles are a favorite of both breastfeeding moms and bottle-feeding moms. One of the main reasons is MAM’s unique “Silk Nipple.” This extra-soft nipple makes the switch between breast and bottle easier than using a traditional (harder) silicone nipple. While I was breastfeeding, I worried about nipple confusion even though I wanted my husband’s help with nighttime feedings. Thankfully, our baby was able to switch easily from bottle to breast using the MAM Anti-Colic bottle. We were … Read entire article »

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Glamourmom to Restore the Mommy Glamour

Glamourmom to Restore the Mommy Glamour

I tried compression wraps after my first two births but immediately gave them up because they were uncomfortable and visible underneath my clothing. Ordinary compression tanks make breastfeeding difficult so I really wanted that combined a highly-functional nursing tank top with compression in the belly area. I have found exactly what I was looking for in the Nursing Bra Tummy Control Long Tank that Glamourmom sent. The tank has two layers, the under-layer with the compression band and … Read entire article »

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Mother Tucker Compression Nursing Tank

Mother Tucker Compression Nursing Tank

After my first baby girl, I lost most of the 30 pounds I had gained within a month. True, I would likely never fit into the size zero clothing from college ever again, and my body definitely changed, but I was very comfortable in my new mommy body. Then, I had two sons who weighed in at 10 pounds, 4 ounces, and 9 pounds, 15 ounces.  With each of these pregnancies, I gained over 50 pounds. … Read entire article »

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A Working Mom’s Guide to Breastfeeding Products

A Working Mom’s Guide to Breastfeeding Products

In my dreams, all parents have access to a flexible work environment and high quality childcare.  The moms take a leisurely maternity leave to bond and establish a good breastfeeding relationship.  They go back on their own terms and are more productive for having flexible hours, telecommuting options, on-site childcare, and luxurious pumping rooms. And then I wake up. In the meantime, there are organizations and companies that make it a whole lot easier to be a … Read entire article »

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Help Baby Jaeli

Help Baby Jaeli

It takes an Internet Village. Baby Jaeli, has a rare genetic condition and will not tolerate formula. Her mom is breastfeeding and pumping but it is not enough. What baby Jaeli needs is time and calories and that is what donated breastmilk will give her. But her mom’s state Medicaid will not cover the banked breastmilk and Jaeli’s mom was faced with the heartbreaking possibility that her baby might starve. Then Ange England said, “No she won’t.” Rallying … Read entire article »

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A Good Start for Baby, A Good Start for You

A Good Start for Baby, A Good Start for You

When I had my baby, I knew I planned to breastfeed and tried to refuse the “free diaper bag” from the formula company.  “Take it,” they said, “It has free samples and coupons.”  Too exhausted to argue, I accepted the bag.  Beyond the formula, there was one newborn-sized diaper and a lot of advertisements. A breastfeeding friend of mine kept finding her formula samples mysteriously appearing on her kitchen table.  Her mom explained, “Just in case … Read entire article »

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Breastfeeding IN Boob

Breastfeeding IN Boob

When Boob sent me some of their latest nursing wear, my daughter asked, “But aren’t all of mommy’s tops breastfeeding tops?” That’s my girl! While, it is true you can breastfeed in almost any top, Boob makes nursing stylish and comfortable. Even better–with Boob I can start wearing dresses again. Boob founder Mia Seipel understands that many breastfeeding women are less concerned about revealing too much when baby latches on then they are about … Read entire article »

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Mamanista’s Going to BlogHer!

Mamanista’s Going to BlogHer!

On Wednesday, I’ll board a plane for the first time since my son’s birth in April 2008 to attend the BlogHer conference in Chicago. I would like to thank Medela for sponsoring my trip to BlogHer and WebmasterRadio.fm for their support. I am excited to meet fellow bloggers in person, but I’m also still in shock that I’m attending this event. Candace and I never planned to become “mommy bloggers.” When Candace’s daughter was born with a … Read entire article »

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Babywearing: New Native Pouch Sling Review

Babywearing: New Native Pouch Sling Review

There are so many slings on the market, yet our friend Jen at NursingMotherSupplies.com sells only the New Native Baby Carrier. Jen’s a breastfeeding expert who recommends only the best products for nursing moms. Moms can wear their baby comfortably in the New Native sling while discreetly nursing. The New Native is a favorite of celebs like Keri Russell and Angelina Jolie who have been pictured using it. The wide carrier strap provides great back support, and it … Read entire article »

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Nurtured Family Coupon Codes for Discounts on Zolowear Slings and BOOB Maternity and Nursing Clothing

Nurtured Family Coupon Codes for Discounts on Zolowear Slings and BOOB Maternity and Nursing Clothing

Nurtured Family is offering great discounts on two of our favorite brands: $10 dollars off of any ZoloWear sling. Simply enter coupon code: ZW10964. Coupon cannot be combined with any other discount or coupon and may not be applied to prior purchases. Offer Expires: 06/19/09 Use coupon code BB10964 to get 10% off of your purchase of any Boob Design maternity and nursing clothes. Offer Expires: 06/19/09 I have the Zolowear sling in Solstice and it is … Read entire article »

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