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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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Cake Lingerie’s New Addition to Its Lineup: The Orange Zest Nursing Sports Bra

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Confession: I don't own a nursing sports bra. I know, it's a little weird, considering I breastfed two kids for more than a year each, and I'm kind of into the whole fitness game. But my daughter would actually take a bottle when needed and once I had two kids, my workouts turned into more of the …
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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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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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Breastfeeding Can Boost Body Image—At Least for Me!

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The human bod is capable of amazing things. But I don’t think I fully appreciated what it could do before I had kids. But getting pregnant---and then breastfeeding---made my jaw drop at its abilities. I grew two human beings? And fed them both? It never stops being amazing. Before my daughter was …
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Mourning Those Extra 500 Breastfeeding Calories

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I'm in mourning. After going strong for almost 16 months of breastfeeding, it's over. The not-so-baby-anymore-boy and I are moving along with our relationship. But I'm not mourning the actual breastfeeding relationship. I was ready to move on, or else I'd still be breastfeeding. And I was definitely …
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