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Mommy Wars Part 1: The Debate Over Breastfeeding Vs. Formula Feeding

In this mommy wars series, we’ll examine three points of contention among moms and how to navigate the debate, so an all-out war doesn’t ensue. A common sore spot among moms is the choice between breastfeeding and formula feeding. Hostility is high. And insults get hurled like: “You’re lazy, selfish, and you don’t love your […]

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News for New Moms: The Benefits of Breastfeeding

As an internationally board-certified lactation consultant, I’m often asked, “What are the benefits of breast milk?” My answer:  “Plenty!” Breast milk is often called “white blood” because it is similar in its ability to transport nutrients and carry out functions such as fighting infection. It is constantly changing and adapting to best meet the requirements […]

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