From Smashing Pumpkins to Winnie-the-Pooh

Mike Brenchley, Guelph, Ontario, Canada Editor’s Note: Throughout the years, New Beginnings has featured stories about the support – physical and emotional – partners provide to the breastfeeding parent. In the January-February 1998 issue of New Beginnings, Mike… Read More

My Favorite Baby “Tool”

Hannah Z., Northern California There are very few items of baby gear I consider essential for parenting, but a sling is a must-have for me. I stumbled upon slings when my first child was 18 months old. When… Read More

Rose’s Story: Treating Mastitis and Sore Nipples

Rose P., USA My breastfeeding experiences with my children were all fairly uneventful. I never faced any challenges that brought me to the point of questioning whether I could continue, and I am extremely grateful for that. As… Read More

Pumping: Tips For Beginning

Do you express breast milk to feed your little one? Whether you hand express or use a pump, there can be a learning curve as you start out. In today’s blog post, we’re focusing on using a pump…. Read More

How Breastfeeding Helped Me Potty Train My Child

Theresa Hehner, Alaska My daughter was two years old when I discovered that our breastfeeding relationship could help me potty train her. I was intrigued. She was my fourth child. I already had experience potty training my three… Read More