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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 »

Filed under: Breastfeeding, Charity, Featured, Health, News

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 »

Filed under: Breastfeeding, Charity, Mommy Blogs, Women's Issues

Pump It Up!

Pump It Up!

As a breastfeeding mom, I’m really attached to my baby in the literal sense. Newborns need to eat frequently, with some “dining at mom’s” every two hours or so.  If you want to breastfeed and go back to work, go out on a child-free date with your husband, or just have someone else take one of those night feedings, you need to pump and store your milk.  Here are some of my favorite picks for … Read entire article »

Filed under: Breastfeeding, Feeding, Maternity, Momma Gotta Have, Uncategorized