What to know about breast pumps
Breastfeeding your baby is one of the most important choices you can make to get your baby off to a healthy start in life. Bringing baby to your breast has immeasurable rewards for both mother and baby, including the bonding that occurs by its very nature, holding baby to your breast to get the nourishing and healthful benefits of breast milk. But what if you can't feed baby at your breast?...
Bouncing Back: Preparing to return to work
More than half the mothers in the United States today are working mothers with young children. If you are one of them, here are some tips to keep in mind as you head back to work:
- Ease back into work. Being away from your baby can be extremely difficult. Talk to your employer about working half days then working up to full days
- Begin during mid-week. Facing two or three days of being apart from...
Book of the Month: The Milk Memos
THE MILK MEMOS:
How Real Moms Learned to Mix Business with Babies — and how you can, too
by Cate Colburn-Smith and Andrea Serrette
(Reviewed by Columbia Center's Ann Grauer)
If you are a nursing mom and are returning to work after having a baby or have already done so then THE MILK MEMOS is for you!
Written by two moms who worked at IBM, the book addresses the emotional issues, practical matters and...