Breastfeeding Saves Lives

Breastfeeding For Prevention In support of National Infant Mortality Awareness Month As a breastfeeding family for over the past 7 years, I have heard my fair share of stories and comments. Some from the least expecting people… But the best thing about all the work and commitment it takes to breastfeed is the benefits forContinue reading “Breastfeeding Saves Lives”

Do You Know Your Breastfeeding Rights in the Workplace

Understanding Your Breastfeeding Rights in the Workplace May 7, 2014 By Cara Terreri By Kathie Marinelli With more than half of women with infants employed, simple workplace accommodations are critical for breastfeeding success. By understanding your rights as a breastfeeding employee and learning how to plan for your return to work, you can successfully transition back toContinue reading “Do You Know Your Breastfeeding Rights in the Workplace”

InCultureParent | Why African Toddlers Don’t Have Tantrums

In many African cultures it is normal to breastfeed until well into toddlerhood. It is also normal for older children under the age of six or seven to breastfeed again with their younger sibling, if the mother stopped breastfeeding because of another pregnancy. Having grown up in both Africa and Europe, I found it fascinatingContinue reading “InCultureParent | Why African Toddlers Don’t Have Tantrums”

Get The Facts About Successful Breastfeeding

You Can’t Listen To Everybody While cruising the web and checking my email, I came across a crazy article, which I was #279 to give it a thumbs down, and I am happy I did for several reasons. One, as a successful breastfeeding mom, advocate, and self-directed educator, it is quite disturbing to see informationContinue reading “Get The Facts About Successful Breastfeeding”