In a Car, at a Fair — I Will Breastfeed Everywhere

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If it seems like you've seen a lot of breastfeeding content around the interwebs this month, you're not mistaken: August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month! We're in full support of the boob-feed at FBM HQ (and really, however you want to feed baby isn't a matter of debate around here!), so we've got …
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Preparing for Baby: A Dad’s To-Do List

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There's no doubt that preparing for baby is overwhelming. From purchasing the furniture to deciding disposable over cloth diapers, there are so many choices and discussions to have. A lot of attention is placed on the mommy-to-be and oftentimes we forgot there are two people about to undergo a big …
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More Sh!t No One Tells You About Labor and Delivery (and Your New Baby)

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This post was originally published on May 14, 2012, after the birth of my second. But after a recent chat with another mom about things no one tells you about labor and delivery — and after sharing part 1 recently --- we thought we’d share it again! My friend is currently expecting her first …
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Staying Fit, Fabulous and Full of Milk

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Sara Haley is one of our favorite pre- and post-natal exercise specialists around here. She shares awesome, fun workouts with us and great fitness tips, too. Sara has a miles-long fitness resume, including being a Reebok Global Master Trainer for the past five years and choreographing and starring …
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Nursing On-the-Go With Undercover Mama Tanks

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No matter how much the benefits of breastfeeding are touted, it seems like there is a new story every day about someone getting in the way of a nursing mom. A new video is making the rounds of a breastfeeding mom getting told that she needed to cover up. (Just FYI: Laws protect nursing moms, so …
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Hitting the Road? Tips for Pumping on the Go

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Last week we shared tips for becoming a pumping pro at work. Today? We've got the goods on pumping on the road!  Pumping is hard enough when you're staying in one place. Add in travel for work, and it's a whole new ballgame. Aside from the awful feeling of leaving your baby for a day or week, how …
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A Crash Course in All Things Infant — and Baby Care Tips For New Moms

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Expecting your first child is really overwhelming. Not only are you dealing with your body being taken over by another human, but you're trying to prepare for taking care of that human. You're taking childbirth and breastfeeding classes and having meltdowns in Babies R Us because what if you buy the …
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The Pumping Professional: Become an Expert at Pumping at Work

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Remember Kate? She'll be popping in from time to time to share her adventures in motherhood with us as she navigates the working world with a 12-month-old! Up until the day I had my baby, I didn’t know if I was going to breastfeed. I knew about the benefits, but I just didn’t want to add any …
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