Within the next year, Pittsburgh will open the Three Rivers Mothers’ Milk Bank, to be affiliated with the Human Milk Banking Association of North America. The organization anticipates serving a multi-state area and estimates it will be processing up to 250,000 ounces of breastmilk per year once operations are established. Today, we speak about . . . → Read More: Pittsburgh To Open Milk Bank
Celebrity mom Alicia Silverstone is in the news again, this time for a new endeavor on her website about healthy, plant-based (vegan) lifestyle, The Kind Life. Silverstone has added a section to her site for readers and fans to informally share and receive breastmilk.
Informal milkshare is certainly nothing new–many of us know about . . . → Read More: Vegan Milkshare Forum: Alicia Silverstone’s New Endeavor
An Interview with Hannah Moss, mom to Henry, 3, and Eleanor, 2 months.
KRL: You had breast surgery long before you had children. Can you tell us about that?
HM: I had a breast reduction when I was 17 to alleviate back pain and other issues. At the time, I was not made fully aware . . . → Read More: Breastfeeding After Breast Surgery
My son is 7 years old. I stopped pumping when he was 15 months old, and yet, I still have a freezer full of breastmilk. When he was one, I tried donating it to a milk bank. The first milk bank that I called wouldn’t take it because I pumped it when he was . . . → Read More: A Gift Of Love – Breastmilk Soap
You guys! What a weekend! My husband and I had a wedding to attend on Saturday, one that I’ve been excited about for a long time. If you’ve been following along, you’ll know that my youngest son won’t take a bottle, but I really hoped to leave him home for this one because it . . . → Read More: My Wedding Pumping Fiasco
I was just watching the latest episode of Private Practice – the one where Addison gets her baby and she is back visiting the practice with her new adopted baby. I was very pleasantly surprised to see that she was giving her baby donated breast milk! While I’d love to see someone on TV . . . → Read More: Donated Breastmilk And Mainstream Media