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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Every October, the National Breast Cancer Foundation runs their annual campaign to raise awareness about breast health and the impact of breast cancer. Breast health shouldn’t be an awkward conversation. Just like taking care of the rest of your body through exercise and a healthy diet, as women, paying attention to our breasts and implementing…

From Sand to Stone: Building a New Foundation for Black Breastfeeding

Plato said, “The beginning is the most important part of the work.” How something starts often impacts if and how it thrives or falters.  This is certainly true of the Black breastfeeding experience. Ever since we arrived in this country as enslaved people, our breastfeeding journey has been systematically undermined. Our milk was often not…

What To Do If You Run Out of Formula

Jump to a Section: Important Things to Note Formula Alternatives FAQ’s Additional Resources How You Can Help The current formula shortage has been a major stress point for families everywhere as so many little ones rely on formula to receive vital nutrition. If this is you, we want to provide support and resources to get…

6 Ways to Show Love to Your Baby by Keeping Them Close

Jump to a Section: Bonding Vs Attachment Parenting Ways to Keep Your Baby Close Skin to Skin Babywearing Holding Your Baby Breastfeeding Co-Sleeping Don’t Stress the Mess There are a handful of reasons — all supported by science — why you want to keep your baby close[1]. Those reasons range from promoting early parent-baby bonding…

10 Postpartum Nutrition and Exercise Tips for You and Baby

Eat a healthy postpartum diet. Know what you need to consume more of. Know what foods to limit or avoid. Keep track of your calories. Eat to fuel your body, not to lose weight. Stay hydrated. Walk as a form of daily exercise. Take advantage of at-home workouts. Push through. Don’t go at it alone….

Black Breastfeeding Week with Jadah Parks Chatterjee, RN & Lactation Consultant

Happy Black Breastfeeding Week! Registered Nurse and Lactation Consultant, Jadah Parks Chatterjee shares why this week is so very necessary to be highlighted and celebrated! (Watch Jadah’s Expert Series on Instagram) Ergobaby: Why is Black Breastfeeding Week important? Why was it started? JPC: Black breastfeeding week is the opportunity to bring awareness to the racial…

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