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Holidays With Baby: Staying Connected

Travel. Out-of-town visitors. Unwelcome advice or opinions. Busy days away from home. The distractions of the holidays can lead to fewer nursing sessions and less time at the breast. This can mean a lower milk supply and sometimes even… Read More

Traveling With Fen

Rose, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania My baby girl Fen came 22 days early via emergency cesarean towards the end of June. My husband had a two-week business trip six weeks later. He didn’t want to leave us at home, so… Read More

Oh, the Places a Breastfeeding Family Goes! Part 8

We’re delighted to share pictures from a few of our readers showing where life has taken them over the past few months. What about you? Send your photos to Amy at [email protected] and tell us a little about… Read More

Oh, the Places a Breastfeeding Family Goes! Part 7

Life doesn’t slow down when you become a parent. In fact, the opposite seems to happen. And life, with a breastfeeding child in your arms or by your side, means you continue to explore the world while also… Read More

Travel On and Breastfeed 

Allyson Wessells, PT, IBCLC, Columbus, Ohio Before having children, my husband and I lived lightly and traveled frequently, always eager to get to the next place. Having children naturally changed this, but as we continued to explore and… Read More

La Leche League: Breastfeeding Support and the Military Family

Rebecca, Pennsylvania, stationed in the Dominican Republic My family consists of my husband, our nearly one-year-old son, and our three dogs. I am the lone female in our household for now. As a couple, we decided to wait almost nine… Read More

Oh, the Places a Mother Goes! Part 6

As 2016 winds down, we’d like to share a few more photos submitted by our readers from all over the world as they—and their nurslings— explored the sights and sounds of the communities around them. Dawn nurses four-month-old… Read More

Oh, the Places a Mother Goes! Part 5

Our readers continue to share breastfeeding pictures, inspiring us to continue to go out and enjoy what the world has to offer while also taking the time to care for the physical and emotional needs of our nurslings. … Read More

Oh, the Places a Mother Goes! Part 4

Last year we had such fun sharing your pictures of nursing in various locations, both inside and outside, that we wanted to do it again! Thank you to those who have sent in their photographs. Thank you especially… Read More

Traveling with a Breastfed Toddler

 Ashley Smith, Deatsville, Alabama I think one of the best pieces of mothering advice ever imparted to me was “learn to be flexible.” Never was this more necessary than when I struggled to accept that my tiny, amenable… Read More