Do You Love that Eugene, Oregon Has a Breastfeeding Resource Center Open to ALL Families?

 We are asking YOU to donate $5 to keep Eugene’s ONLY Breastfeeding Resource Center Open to ALL Families! Click to DONATE $5 Today All it takes to be part of keeping this center open is a $5 donation and asking 2 friends to join you! This Mother’s Day please give $5 to keep Neighborhood New-Mothering … More Do You Love that Eugene, Oregon Has a Breastfeeding Resource Center Open to ALL Families?

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Breastfeeding in the 2nd Year: The next 12 months By Jennie Hawthorn Mayes, IBCLC  How might the breastfeeding relationship change after the first 12 months? What can mothers expect?   Mobility becomes a big issue! This cartoon sums it up. Nursing toddlers will find all sorts of interesting ways and positions to breastfeed in,it can make nursing … More MotherWork Series

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Alternative Medicine Empowers Breastfeeding Mothers  By Natasha Joseph ©2013 Herbs, Homeopathy, Natural Remedies are commonly thought of as a modern day fad, particularly for certain earth-loving, tree-hugging individuals. Alternative medicines, however, have been used by women since time immemorial. The term alternative medicine distinguishes itself from allopathic medicine which is most commonly used today especially … More MotherWork Series

Tell Portland International Airport (PDX) to Create a Lactation Room (clean, private, with a sink that is not a restroom)

Come on PDX! It’s time to show the World that Portland is Breastmilk Friendly! THE SIGNATURE GOAL IS 1,200,000 BECAUSE THIS IS THE AVERAGE NUMBER OF VISITORS/TRAVELERS EACH MONTH AT THE PORTLAND INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (PDX). SPREAD THE WORD, PLEASE SIGN AND SHARE THIS IMPORTANT PETITION. Mothers are busy people, we breastfeed our children when they are … More Tell Portland International Airport (PDX) to Create a Lactation Room (clean, private, with a sink that is not a restroom)

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Doing What Comes Naturally: The (Absolutely NATURAL) Need for Wrap Around Support to Facilitate Early Breastfeeding  written by Caitlin Spear ©2013 As a current doctoral student, I’m a big reader. I’m used to approaching learning new things by reading current research, and using that information to understand issues, solve problems, and make informed decisions. So … More MotherWork Series

Do you believe breastfeeding support from an IBCLC and postpartum doula care should be free to all women?

It is an important question facing our nation. Childhood obesity and diabetes are on the rise, yet the rates of exclusive breastfeeding at 6 months in the USA hover at only 16%. How can all mothers access the support they need and deserve? Both the World Health Organization and  the American Academy of Pediatrics recommend … More Do you believe breastfeeding support from an IBCLC and postpartum doula care should be free to all women?

Tandem Breastfeeding: You CAN Do It!

Daisy C.H.A.I.N. Community Blossoms: Coley featured above and  Alice featured below. Photo submissions and written pieces about your experience of successful tandem nursing are most welcome! Top indicators for successful breastfeeding include seeing/having seen another woman breastfeed.  Let’s share our tandem successes so other mother’s can be successful too! Thank You. Please email to : info@daisychainmothering.org