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.
Jeannette Rankin took her seat in Congress this week in 1917, and she was the only female to vote for the 19th Amendment (also known as the Susan B. Anthony Amendment) which gave U.S. women the right to vote.
My cousin is getting ready to have her second baby and our moms and sisters are making plans for how we will help her when the new baby comes. Someone will help with laundry, someone will help with cooking and cleaning while another one will likely help take care of the toddler so that Mom can rest and feed the new baby.
MomsPumpHere is a technology based company providing information on nursing locations for moms to breast pump and breastfeed. It's a service for moms to use on the go or when planning your day. However, there are lots of moms that struggle with the use of technology and the balance needed to raise their children. When is it important to draw the line?
Last week we posted on our FB page that we still have three states which consider breastfeeding in public places to be illegal. Idaho, South Dakota, and Virginia currently have laws on their books which allow a woman to be cited and even charged if they are breastfeeding in public.
I've talked about this topic before, but I am frequently reminded of the conflicts which moms feel when talking to other moms, whether they are friends, family members, co-workers, or even parenting partners. These conflicting opinions can strain relationships, make a mom doubt her instincts, and bring worry where it doesn't need to be.
Most of us have taken trips: trips with our friends, trips with our families, trips with our children. If we haven't taken the trip, we've talked about the trip - let's go to Vegas for your 40th, let's meet the Sullivans in Colorado to go skiing, let's get all the cousins together and rent a beach house next year.