Affordable Care Act and Pumping at Work

New moms who need to go back to work after the maternity leave need to be able to continue breastfeeding their babies by pumping at work. According to United Sates department of labor “Affordable Care [...]

July 28th, 2016|

Breastfeeding Premature Babies

Almost 1 of every 10 infants born in the United States are premature, or preemies. A premature birth is when a baby is born before 37 completed weeks of pregnancy. Because they are born too early, preemies weigh [...]

June 18th, 2016|

W.K. Kellogg Foundation to provide $1.9M to increase preterm baby breastfeeding

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation is providing a three-year grant for $1.9 million to the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi, based in Hernando, for a program called "Right! From the Start." Under this program rural [...]

June 4th, 2016|

How To Pump and Store Breast Milk

After months of trying to get my new born to latch, I finally accepted that the only way to make sure my baby is getting the benefits of breast milk was to use a [...]

May 19th, 2016|

Breast Feeding Premature Babies

Mother's milk is considered best for all babies but especially so for premature babies. These babies are at high risk for infections and mothers milk being rich in antibodies can be extremely beneficial. Some [...]

May 17th, 2016|