• THC and Breast Milk: Is it Dangerous?

    In the 2020 elections, 15 states legalized marijuana with 33 states allowing for the sale of medical marijuana. As of 2020, 93 million Americans li...
  • The Makeup of Your Milk Matters

    By: Jordan Berns Alchemists might have tried to turn lead into gold, but if alchemists were really smart, they would turn lead into milk! But what ...
  • What is Tandem Nursing?

    Every breastfeeding story is unique. Some women choose to breastfeed for a few months, a year or more, or not at all. Some women decide to continue...
  • Can Prenatal Vitamins Cause More Harm than Good?

    Pregnant women are often told by doctors and others concerned for their health to make sure to take their vitamins. But it is not so simple as cho...
  • How to do a Therapeutic Breast Massage and Hand Express Milk

    By: Jordan Berns The subject of breast pain is an important one to talk about, especially because mastitis, plugged ducts, and engorgement are the ...
  • Learn How to Detect for Mastitis at Home

    While many mothers have either experienced mastitis or have heard of it, the actual definition is often fuzzy. Most people think it's a painful, re...
  • How Does Breast Milk Change for Your Baby's Needs?

    One of the most remarkable things about breast milk is that it changes to fit your baby’s needs. That’s right…the composition of your breast milk a...
  • Breastfeeding Support is More Important than Ever

    The health benefits of breastfeeding cannot be overstated. Despite the World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) ...
  • The Link Between Breastfeeding and ADHD

    Over the past decade, diagnoses of ADHD in children have risen by around 30%. The US is currently at an all time high with 9.4% of children ages th...
  • What You should Know about the FDA's "Closer to Zero" Plan

    When it comes to certain chemicals, we know some have a maximum recommended level of exposure and as long as this is not exceeded, they don't seem ...
  • The Price of Breastfeeding: WIC in Lower Income Communities

    Did you know that breastfeeding not only offers great health benefits, but financial advantages as well? In fact, there is a direct relationship be...
  • Mastitis and Other Diseases Carried Through Breast Milk

    By: Jordan Berns Some women have a pain-free time breastfeeding, but 10 to 33% of women experience the painful condition known as “mastitis.” Not o...