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"Cafe Au Lait" — an online resource area and blog/discussion group for nursing moms! Stay tuned for upcoming announcements, fun stuff and events to celebrate breastfeeding! You can also follow this blog by:
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Canadian Breastfeeding Resources
June 3rd, 2009
Someone recently asked me if I had a list of breastfeeding resources for Canadians. I didn't, so I compiled one. Enjoy! And let me know if you have any more to add ....
Screening your Breastmilk for Alcohol?
June 2nd, 2009
Every once and a while you come across something that makes you say "huh? really?". Yesterday I stumbled onto a self-screening test that will test your breastmilk for alcohol. Hmm.. is this a good idea or a really bad one? Read on ....
What did I do for Earth Day? I breastfed my child!
April 23rd, 2009
Sometimes it's the simple things in life that make all the difference. I think we'll start to see improvements in our environment when the average person starts to wake up and realize that the day to day decisions about how we feed ourselves and our children and what we consume on a regular basis needs to fundamentally change. And frankly, it starts at the breast.
Breastmilk is simply the most eco-friendly nourishment you're ever going to get. So, what did I do for Earth Day? I breastfed.
How to (Naturally) Increase Your Milk Supply - Try Seaweed!
April 20th, 2009
A friend of mine emailed me the other day asking for advice since her sister just had a baby and wasn't getting enough breastmilk. So here's what I found after searching the Internet for info.. .the old herbal standby fenugreek, and .... seaweed! That one was news to me! Here's what I said ...
Free Gifts at the Bellies to Babies Show!
April 16th, 2009
Drop by booth #23 at the Bellies to Babies Celebration at the Croatian Cultural Centre on Commercial Dr. in Vancouver on May 3/09 for free gifts and to take a look at our fun, beautiful breastfeeding products!
Want "Help with Breastfeeding" - don't trust Google!!!!
April 1st, 2009
What happens when an exhausted new moms seeks help for breastfeeding online? Google ads point her right to misleading ads for formula! Sign our online petition to ask Google to conform to the World Health Organization code for marketing of breastmilk substitutes!!