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A Breastfeeding or Lactation Room is a private room other than a bathroom, that is shielded from public view and interruption, and is used by mothers who breastfeed or express breast milk by breast pumping.

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Friendly Airports for Mothers ACT

Friendly Airports for Mothers ACT

Traveling with your baby as a nursing mother just became a little bit easier. On Friday, October 5, 2018, the President Trump signed the five-year reauthorization of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), which included the (FAM ACT) Friendly Airports for Mothers Act introduced by Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and Representative Stephen Knight (R-CA).

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NYC Pumping Moms: Be Part of a Special Project

NYC Pumping Moms: Be Part of a Special Project

(Photos by Corinne Botz)

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Is It OK to Post My Baby's Pic After Birth?

Is It OK to Post My Baby's Pic After Birth?

The internet is an interesting place. When we post pictures there is always a chance someone will download and share them. Sometimes for good reasons and sometimes for bad reasons. So what do we do when it's time to announce the birth of your baby? Do we share the pictures or wait until the "time is right?"

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3 Reasons Why NOT to Pump Near a Toilet

3 Reasons Why NOT to Pump Near a Toilet

Nursing rooms have been around for quite some time now. And companies like Moms Pump Here are working to create options for moms on the go who need to pump or nurse their babies. But we've seen our share of locations submitted to our locator that include a bathroom or toilet. We keep them listed so moms can rate and share their review of the locations. Do we agree with bathrooms as a place to pump. NOPE. So they are listed for your knowledge.

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World Breastfeeding Week 2018

World Breastfeeding Week 2018

On the heels of all 50 states in the USA officially legalizing public breastfeeding we are thrilled to kick off this year's World Breastfeeding Week! Designated by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a week we celebrate awareness, diversity and the importance of breast milk World Breastfeeding Week has become an opportunity to spotlight moms, babies and the important work of organizations and companies around the world.

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Dads, Add Baby Changing Locations to Moms Pump Here!

Dads, Add Baby Changing Locations to Moms Pump Here!

It cannot get any crazier, than changing your baby on the floor of a crusty, nasty bathroom floor because the men's bathroom does not accomodate dads!

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Why Black Moms Fear For Their Lives

Why Black Moms Fear For Their Lives

I have given birth three times in the past four years, each time in a different hospital with a very different experience. A year or so after my first child was born a friend sent me an NPR feature on traumatic child birth in the US, and I wasn’t surprised to see the hospital where I had my first featured in it. I discovered that those on Medicaid (like I was), but most especially black and brown women had received lackluster to terrible care in that hospital. Still trying to understand why I had been treated the way I was there, I started to look a little deeper into the issues pregnant women face in the US today.

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6 Lessons on which Moms Agree

6 Lessons on which Moms Agree

Elephants and humans look completely different, but we share similar beliefs. These are 6 lessons we implement that the Elephant’s Matriarchal Society implements as well. Do you agree on all of these?

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How to Talk to Children About Violence

How to Talk to Children About Violence

It’s pretty hard to escape the news nowadays, even our youngest ones are often exposed to it in some form or other, as much as we try to shield them from it. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing: I personally feel that my parents helped grow my empathy through my exposure to the world and in how they explained events to me. But it’s important to talk to kids about events in a way that they not only understand it, but also provides them with the ability to process it correctly. Amongst the uptick of mass shootings and now compulsory lockdown training in all schools, it’s hard for parents to find the middle ground between shielding kids from violence and risking traumatizing them. One of my children has already been diagnosed with anxiety at an early age, and these type of conversations are very tough for us. This is why I have put together some guidelines on how to address traumatic events like mass shootings with our kids.

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IDAHO House Passes Compromise to Breastfeeding Laws

IDAHO House Passes Compromise to Breastfeeding Laws

Idaho has finally passed a Bill in their state House to protect breastfeeding mothers. Prior to the unanimous vote Idaho was the ONLY state without legislation to protect moms who chose to breastfeeding publicly. 

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