Four incarcerated women at Coffee Creek Correctional Facility are alleging that the staff within the Wilsonville, Oregon prison mixed up their breastmilk that was intended to be shared with their babies living outside the prison.
When you find out your pregnant with your first baby, you're overjoyed with emotions of happiness, excitement, wonder, and anticipation. When you find out you're expecting baby #2 (or #3 or more), you feel those same sentiments but another feeling creeps in sometimes.
We at Moms Pump Here have written several times on the topic of "lactivism" and even quoted the book with the same title. We are not fans of pushing mothers to breastfeed but we consider ourselves advocates who want moms to be able to make an informed, comfortable decision about breastfeeding, breast pumping, or formula feeding.
When a woman finds out she’s pregnant, she receives an overload of information on what is no longer allowed because consuming some products during pregnancy can be harmful to the developing fetus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (most well-known as CDC) made a surprising recommendation last week for sexually active women who are not currently using birth control.
Supermodel (and mother of two) Karolina Kurkova shared a sweet image of her nursing her second son this weekend, with a caption of “Taking a moment today to give thanks for the gift of breastfeeding…It’s not an easy process, but I encourage you to not give up!”