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Moms Beware! Scammers on FB page requesting donated breastmilk are selling it on other pages

Facebook groups for breastfeeding mothers are sending out a warning to its users. Human Milk 4 Human Babies Ohio said it received a large number of complaints from multiple people about a couple from Cleveland, OH requesting breastmilk and then selling it in other places. The page was not set up for selling breastmilk for

SDCBC Members Empower the Coalition to Empower Breastfeeding Moms

SDCBC—the San Diego County Breastfeeding Coalition—is a non-profit association whose mission is to protect, promote and support breastfeeding. With the help from its members, the coalition is able to fulfill its mission through education and outreach in the community. Breastmilk is powerful stuff, but moms determined to breastfeed can face all kinds of challenges. It

For Dads: Breastfeeding and You

A Maryland mother was ordered to give her breastfed infant formula at father’s request because the judge considered “giving a father time with his child is more important than breastfeeding a baby.” Mom’s milk is powerful stuff, so is the relationship between dad and the baby. It is unfortunate that parents have to choose between

Why Donate Your Breast Milk?

Breastfeeding mothers, have you ever thought about becoming a human milk donor? Maybe you are producing more milk than your baby can eat and you feel responsible for what you have. Maybe you want to help vulnerable infants around the country. Either way, being a human milk donor is a deeply rewarding experience. When thinking

“Milk & Marijuana: First Do No Harm”

When California voters approved Proposition 64 and legalize marijuana last year, the basic idea was simple: a majority of people in the state believe that adults should be able to consume marijuana if they feel like it, just like a glass of wine at 5 o’clock. But how about pregnant and/or breastfeeding women? Shall we tell mothers not to breastfeed if they use marijuana? According to Dr. Lisa Stellwagen (MD, FAAP) of UCSD Medical Center, it’s complicated.