The thing about motherhood is that life doesn’t stop when you become a mom. You still have to go to work, attend events – keep life going. And these moms will pump where they are to keep the milk flowing, but to also ensure that there is always nutrition for their baby when they can’t be home. One mom is fighting back after being forced to dump nearly 15 liters of breast milk before boarding a flight at Heathrow Airport.
Tag: "Breast pumping"
As a mom of two young kids I have often found myself needing to pump whenever, wherever – especially when I am traveling long distances. After all I am the mom who has pumped in the back of a cab and many an airport bathroom.
For this reason I was surprised to read the story of Amy Strand and the controversy over the new mom traveling with a breastpump kit that had empty bottles in it.
Simple Wishes have created a simple solution that will meet the needs of every nursing mom out there… the Simple Wishes Hands Free Pumping Bra.
Breastfeeding is full of challenges and trials. Each breastfeeding experience is different, even in subsequent attempts by the same mother. In some cases, poor suction or difficulty in latching on can occur, causing extreme difficulty in making sure that the infant gets enough milk. Poor feeding is especially common in premature infants.
The new security requirements for traveling have made flying more difficult for everyone. For breastfeeding mothers who have to pump milk on the go, however, flying also could mean losing valuable breastmilk if their baby is not flying with them.
Sara Wiens, a Winnipeg mom, has gallons of breastmilk saved in her freezer that her son cannot drink. So she is turning to the internet to help find a buyer for her surplus.
With National Breastfeeding Week upon us, I wanted to find a mom that breastfed for longer than the typical six months to a year. This is where Adrienne came in. She is a preemie mom (which is even more impressive!) and is currently still breastfeeding her former 24 weeker Parker who will be two years […]
Yesterday, I headed to NYC to attend a trade show and brought my pump with me so that I wouldn’t get engorged during my day away from the baby. Finding a place to pump while not at home is a tricky thing to do especially when your pump sounds like – well – a vibrator.