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The Mothers' Milk Bank of Mississippi

The Mothers' Milk Bank of Mississippi

1. What is your Mission?

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Mastitis While Breastfeeding Causes and Treatments

What is Mastitis?

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Definition of Mastitis - Mastitis is inflamation of a woman's breast (mammary glands) usually caused by infection. It most often occur in nursing mothers during the first 6 months of breastfeeding but can happen to any woman.

Moms often experience fatigue, pain and difficulty breastfeeding during this period, causing many to reduce the frequency of breastfeeding. Howevever, the opposite is true - breastfeeding more often usually helps get rid of the infection, and the baby is still safe while feeding. Mastitis is a serious discomfort, but can be easily treated.

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Mothers' Milk Bank of Montana

Mothers' Milk Bank of Montana

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Breastfeeding During Disasters

Breastfeeding During Disasters

Surviving a disaster is not something we think will happen to us. We see it on tv, read it online and hear about it on the radio but it's always the other guy, not us. Until, it does happen to us.

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Preparing a Breastfeeding Nest

Preparing a Breastfeeding Nest

There is so much anxiousness welcoming your new baby into your home. In the mix of recovering physically from birth there is a lot of planning. You're setting up a special room or space for your baby, building cribs, having baby showers and more. There is a lot of preparation for baby. BUT what about mom and dad? How are you preparing for your arrival, especially as you start your breastfeeding journey?

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World Breastfeeding Week 2017

World Breastfeeding Week 2017

Moms Pump Here is proud to celebrate World Breastfeeding Week with our global mom communities.

All this week we will celebrate our 4th Annual Virtual Latch-On ! Tag us on all of your brelfies, breastfeeding photography, blogs and videos.

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CDC Announces NEW Guidelines for Breast Pumps

CDC Announces NEW Guidelines for Breast Pumps

Breast milk is important to a baby's growth and development. When moms cannot breastfeed frequently, due to travel or work, breast pumping is the next best option to providing essential minerals found in breast milk. Handling breast pumps can be just as essential. If breast pump parts are not cared for properly mold and bacteria can build up. And if the parts are not cleaned or sanitized properly your baby can get sick.

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Do Tattoos Affect Breast Milk?

Do Tattoos Affect Breast Milk?

There are all sorts of precautions moms need to take when they're pregnant and while nursing but what if a mom wants to get tattoos while breastfeeding? Does it affect breast milk or the baby?

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7 Tips to Care for Your Smelly Nursing Bra

7 Tips to Care for Your Smelly Nursing Bra

As a nursing mom you barely have anytime for yourself, let alone enough time to care for your nursing bra. If you're not pay attention it will start to smell like rotten milk, become full of stains and irritate your skin. But you wear it all the time. Your nursing bra is your life line to sanity when your breasts swell from milk and make breastfeeding accessible every 2 hours, so you don't have to undress.

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How I Accidentally Breastfed My Baby More Than a Year

How I Accidentally Breastfed My Baby More Than a Year

You’ve heard of Superman and Batman. You’ve delighted in the heroics of Wonder Woman and the Power Puff Girls, but have you heard of the Accidental Extended Nurser?

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