Breast cancer is characterized as an uncontrolled and unnecessary growth of breast cells. These cells usually form as tumor which can be detected by x-rays and also be felt as lumps. Moreover, these tumors are very harmful if cells grow into surrounding healthy tissues and spread to different areas of the body.
Breast Cancer Care
Though exact cause of breast cancer still remains unknown, factors which increase risk of getting disease are known to be risk factors and…Continue
Added by Luz J. Peterson on February 8, 2017 at 7:29am — No Comments
You see her at the store. She, like everyone else, is just picking up her weekly groceries, but on her, your eyes linger a little longer. Her head is covered in a telltale scarf, and where hair would normally be peeking through, there is none. You feel pity for her, thinking she must be so sad about her hair. As a cancer survivor, I can tell you her hair is the last thing she is thinking about. Because while it takes so many of the physical parts of a person, its deeper blow strikes the…Continue
Added by Emmy on January 13, 2017 at 9:47pm — No Comments
At the beginning of December, on my birthday I gave myself a very peculiar gift. I found a lump in my right breast. A little round, pea sized, lump. My breath stopped by the idea, by the feeling, by the enormity of it.
What did I do? I went on google. The biggest mistake a person could make? Probably, so. I went to my husband. His breath stopped.
Yank’s worst nightmare? His mom had breast cancer, 23 years ago. Nightmare, shitload of it, the feeling of the biggest fear and a…Continue
Added by Anna Rathkopf on December 29, 2016 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Questions You Must Ask Your Surgeon Before Breast Augmentation…Continue
Added by Virginia Eastman on November 9, 2016 at 12:22pm — No Comments
When I decided to breastfeed my baby, I assumed my body would produce an ample amount of milk. I mean it's hereditary, right? My older sister overflowed! She stocked her freezer with the plastic packets of breast milk. When she went back to work, my nephew didn't transition to formula. He sipped his mom's milk for many months. I on the other hand didn't live in the land of milk and honey. My…Continue
Added by Heather Hopson on February 23, 2016 at 2:20pm — No Comments
Childbirth is this big black hole of unknown to an expecting Mom. You can read books, seek advice from women who have experienced it, and prepare in every way possible. Yet, no one can actually tell you what is going to happen in there. It's a crap shoot.
For me personally, this created some anxiety for me 1st pregnancy. I…Continue
Added by Brittany Burbank on February 8, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments
It’s difficult to believe it, but this is our 49th episode! Watch some of our favorite moments from MomCave LIVE.Continue
Added by Jennifer Weedon Palazzo on August 21, 2015 at 9:49am — No Comments
The Evolution of Mom Underwear! From Making the Baby (Sexy Thong?) to Pregnancy (Granny Panties?) to Nursing (Torturous Pumping Bra?) and beyond... (Spanx and shapewear?) With a giveaway from The Dairy Fairy MomCave TV LIVE show for funny moms
It’s been one whole year since I heard those dreadful words ‘you have cancer’. When you’re going through a difficult time in life, a year can seem like an eternity.
Having gone through 15 months of hospital visits, countless tests, treatments and worries with my son, we were nothing but relieved when his doctor told us that he was doing well and we could extend the time between hospital visits. But life had something else up its sleeve, and only two short days of being happy after the…Continue
Added by Lorinda Mamo on June 3, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments
Priya Nembhard, one of the founders of MomsPumpHere.com--a smartphone app and community for breastfeeding & pumping mamas. We talk adventures in pumping.What's the strangest place YOU have ever pumped? When you decided to breastfeed, did you realize how challenging pumping could be?
Enter our giveaways:…Continue
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Breast cancer, which now effects one in every eight women in North America,
has recently been linked to the accumulation of chlorine compounds in the breast tissue. A study carried out in Hartford Connecticut, the first of it’s kind in North America, found that, women with breast cancer have 50% to 60% higher levels of organochlorines in their breast tissue than women without breast cancer. …
Added by Marina Yamamoto on July 22, 2014 at 1:55pm — No Comments
I was bummed with the thought of having to return to work after I had my baby. Due to the circumstances, I was unable to stay at home with my baby after my maternity leave was over. I remember counting down the days until I returned and I felt a deepening sadness overwhelm me. Once, I returned to work…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on November 17, 2013 at 5:40pm — No Comments
It is difficult to determine how much milk your baby is drinking while on the breast. This causes some moms to become concerned and then they get worried that their baby isn’t getting enough to eat. If your baby is gaining weight and seems satisfied after a feeding session then you…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on November 12, 2013 at 7:44am — No Comments
If you haven't heard of Rainbow Looms by now, well, then, you've probably been living under a rock. They are literally EVERYWHERE, and chances are, you may even be wearing one of the bracelets right now. My daughter and all her friends have been making them like it's their job, and my car could practically autopilot itself to Michael's to buy the replacement bands.…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on September 25, 2013 at 12:02pm — No Comments
I couldn’t believe some of the posts that I have seen where people were bashing nursing mothers for choosing to breastfeed her baby in public. Most of the posts that I saw said that breastfeeding was gross and they were complaining that they were offended because they saw a mother breastfeeding her baby in public (mostly in restaurants). When we were created,…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on August 10, 2013 at 12:11am — No Comments
Breastfeeding was on of those taboo topics that people just didn’t talk about when I was pregnant with my first child. As a new mom, I knew right away that I wanted to try breastfeeding my baby. My first experience with breastfeeding happened when my twin sisters were born. I remember seeing my mom breastfeeding and knew that my body…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on August 7, 2013 at 9:20am — No Comments
The Ameda Purely Yours Ultra Breast pump is a double electric breast pump that comes in a micro-suede and pebbled faux leather tote bag. This breast pump offers mothers a convenient way to feed their baby when they are away from home or unable to breastfeed. The motor for the pump weighs around 1 pound, making it very light weight and easy to carry…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on July 18, 2013 at 9:14am — No Comments
The Medela Pump in Style Advanced Backpack (PIS) is a double electric breast pump, that is in a stylish backpack. It is a trendy black backpack with yellow trim. The breast pump weighs about 7 pounds and is easy to carry. The backpack easily fits on your shoulder for easy carrying. It is designed to hold all your breast pump accessories for your…
Added by Christy Garrett on July 13, 2013 at 10:27pm — No Comments