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Podcast:  Here comes The Milk Truck!

Starting this month, residents of Pittsburgh may see a converted ice cream truck with a five foot breast and police-light flashing nipple on the road.  It’s The Milk Truck!Tanya Lieberman, IBCLC got to chat with Jill Miller, the creator of The Milk Truck about how it works, the inspiration for the project, whether nursing stations can… Continue Reading >




Questions About Fenugreek for Low Milk Supply?

You probably know fenugreek as the most popular herb to increase milk supply, but fenugreek sure is one multi-tasking herb.It’s long been used as a cooking spice in East Indian and Asian cuisine and can be used externally to soothe wounds and sores. It can be gargled to relieve a sore throat and its seeds aid digestion.  It’s even… Continue Reading >




Want baby bliss?  Learn these infant massage strokes.

We love infant massage for its many benefits to babies - and to you!Massaging your baby facilitates bonding, relaxation, and promotes sleep, digestion, and boosts babies’ immune systems.  It can alleviate gas and even help with teething pain.  And it’s been shown to relax parents and stimulate the production of oxytocin - “the love… Continue Reading >




Returning to Work? Yes, You CAN Continue to Exclusively Breastfeed!

We’re pleased to share a guest post from Wendy Armbruster Bell is the Founder & Creative Director of Snugabell Mom & Baby Gear, creators of the PTPA Award-Winning PumpEase hands-free pumping bras.As the end of maternity leave fast approaches, nursing mothers have a number of choices to maintain their breastfeeding relationships with… Continue Reading >




Our First 10k!

Our Facebook page has its first 10,000 fans, and to celebrate, we want to give back. But picking just one organization is impossible. So, we want you, our fans, to pick. Leave us a comment and tell us where you’d like us to make a donation, and we’ll pick one person at random and make a donation in your name to the charity you specify. The… Continue Reading >




This Labor Day month, watch a free webcast of Birth, the play

Since 2006, communities across the country have been producing Karen Brody’s play, Birth, often (and appropriately) during Labor Day week.Birth is a play based on over 100 interviews conducted by Karen Brody about their birth experiences.  Eight birth stories are told in the play, with the intent of showing how low-risk, educated mothers… Continue Reading >