All Blog Posts Tagged 'breast' (73)

shower filters & Breast cancer

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.  …

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Added by Marina Yamamoto on July 22, 2014 at 1:55pm — No Comments

My Breastfeeding Journey After I Returned to Work After My Youngest Son Was Born – Breastfeeding and Working Moms

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…

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Added by Christy Garrett on November 17, 2013 at 5:40pm — No Comments

How Can I Determine If My Baby Is Getting Enough Breast Milk?

Many Mother’s Are Often Left Wondering if Their Baby is Getting Enough Breast Milk?

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…

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Added by Christy Garrett on November 12, 2013 at 7:44am — No Comments

Rainbow Looms for a Cause

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.…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on September 25, 2013 at 12:02pm — No Comments

Breastfeeding In Public Helps Increase Awareness and Boosts Confidence For Other Mom’s Who Plan On Breastfeeding Her Baby

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,…

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Added by Christy Garrett on August 10, 2013 at 12:11am — No Comments

National Breastfeeding Awareness Month: My Breastfeeding Journey

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…

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Added by Christy Garrett on August 7, 2013 at 9:20am — No Comments

Ameda Purely Yours Ultra Breast Pump

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…

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Added by Christy Garrett on July 18, 2013 at 9:14am — No Comments

Medela Pump In Style Advanced Backpack Breast Pump



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…

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Added by Christy Garrett on July 13, 2013 at 10:27pm — No Comments

Best Breast Pump Reviews: Selecting a Breast Pump That Is Right For You

Breastfeeding mothers often need a breast pump for a variety of different reasons.  Finding a quality breast pump doesn’t have to be difficult.  There are a wide variety of breast pumps available on the market to choose from to meet your needs and budget.  Before, choosing a breast pump you should decide what your going to use it for and how often you will use it.

Can't decide what type of breast pump that you need to buy?  Need help figuring out what type of breast pump to…

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Added by Christy Garrett on July 12, 2013 at 10:56am — No Comments

Philips Avent Twin Electric Breast Pump



The Philips Avent Twin Electric Breast Pump is a dual electric breast pump that comes in a easy to carry microfiber travel bag.  This pump was designed for busy moms who are on the go and need to pump breast milk to continue to feed their baby breast milk.  The pump weighs less than 4 pounds, making it lightweight to carry around.  It also…

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Added by Christy Garrett on July 2, 2013 at 4:34pm — No Comments

How Can I Determine If My Baby Is Getting Enough Breast Milk?

Many Mother’s Are Often Left Wondering if Their Baby is Getting Enough Breast Milk?

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…

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Added by Christy Garrett on June 30, 2013 at 3:38pm — No Comments

Medela Freestyle Breast Pump



The Medela Freestyle Breast Pump is the first double electric hands free breast pump system.  This pump is efficient and easy to use in addition to leaving  your hands free while pumping.  The pump comes in a a black tote bag with yellow trim.  It is small enough to fit in the palm of your hand and the pump itself weighs less than…

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Added by Christy Garrett on June 30, 2013 at 3:09pm — No Comments

How Can I Determine If My Baby Is Getting Enough Breast Milk?

Many Mother’s Are Often Left Wondering if Their Baby is Getting Enough Breast Milk?

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…

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Added by Christy Garrett on June 22, 2013 at 2:21pm — No Comments

How Can I Determine If My Baby Is Getting Enough Breast Milk?

Many Mother’s Are Often Left Wondering if Their Baby is Getting Enough Breast Milk?

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…

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Added by Christy Garrett on June 21, 2013 at 10:25am — No Comments

How Can I Determine If I Am Pumping Enough Breast Milk For My Baby?

Many mothers who pump breast milk for their baby often wonder if they are pumping enough milk to keep up with their babies demands while they are away from their baby. Some moms barely pump enough milk to feed their baby while other moms are considered over producers. Your breast milk is produced using supply in demand, if you need to increase your milk you will…

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Added by Christy Garrett on June 9, 2013 at 10:16pm — No Comments

First Years MiPump Breast Pump Review

The First Years MiPump breast pump is great for mom’s who need an inexpensive electric breast pump. This breast pump is compact and is easy to carry around on the go. It comes with a convenient carrying bag so that you can carry it around without everyone knowing what it is. The bag is stylish and resembles a tote bag or diaper bag.

Learn more about The First Years MiPump…

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Added by Christy Garrett on April 29, 2013 at 5:24pm — No Comments

Hygeia EnJoye EXT Breast Pump Review



Are you an earth friendly mom?  The Hygeia EnJoye EXT is an earth friendly breast pump.  Hygenia is committed to helping make their product greener.  They introduced their green breast pumps to help keep breast pumps from winding up in the landfill.  Most breast pumps are made for single user use and have to be thrown away once you are done with it.…

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Added by Christy Garrett on March 20, 2013 at 4:57pm — No Comments

What Changes to my Breasts Should I Expect During Pregnancy?

Most women complain about their breasts being sore and tender to the touch, possibly even, before they even find out that they are pregnant.  Unless your one of those lucky women whose breasts don’t change in response to pregnancy.  However most women begin noticing the changes the moment that they found out that they were pregnant. These changes are in preparation for breastfeeding your baby.

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Added by Christy Garrett on February 1, 2013 at 4:02pm — No Comments

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