An Inspiring Story About Donating Breast Milk While Traveling

by Kim Rosason August 14,2012 in BreastfeedingMoms Who InspireNatural Parenting Style

We all know that breast milk is worth its weight in gold.  As a breastfeeding mother I know this fact very well.  I’ve been fortunate enough that I don’t often have to pump for my son because I work from home.  When a work trip to a blogging conference in San Diego was inevitable l […]

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How One Mother Practices Attachment Parenting While Bottle Feeding

by Lilyon July 27,2012 in BreastfeedingHealth and WellnessNatural Parenting StyleUncategorized

When I found out I was pregnant, I knew I would breastfeed. My mother had breastfed me, and my husband’s mother breastfed him. I knew of the benefits, and more importantly, I knew it was the natural choice. I was all for natural “attachment parenting”- I wanted to give birth all naturally, cloth diaper, babywear, […]

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One Mom’s Adventures in Breastfeeding and Nursing

by Nicholeon July 10,2012 in BreastfeedingHealth and WellnessMommy Care

The nursing relationship that I share with my 19-month-old son is precious to my family. Growing up in a rather conservative mid-western environment, I saw women breastfeed their young babies until about six months, but I mostly remember babies being fed with bottles of formula or with cow’s milk, not their own mother’s expressed milk. […]

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Twins, Nursing, and Baby Carriers: How To Make It Work

by Jillon April 15,2012 in Baby_WearingBreastfeedingFamily JourneyNatural Parenting Style

    If you’ve had or are having twins, you know that you have to re-think your parenting choices. Not necessarily change them but figure out how to parent the way you want with two babies at the same time. Breastfeeding and babywearing can be challenging with twins, especially if you want to breastfeed while […]

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10 Reasons to Breastfeed in Public

by Bunmion March 18,2012 in BreastfeedingHealth and WellnessNatural Parenting Style

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Breastfeeding in public is, sadly, still a controversial topic. Every day I read comments, blogs, and tweets that seem to think that nursing a baby is akin to urinating on a public park bench. Huh? In 2012? If you’re wondering if you should breastfeed in public or just stay home to avoid potential awkwardness, here […]

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Boba Interviews a Breastfeeding Motocross Mom

by Bunmion February 01,2012 in BreastfeedingFamily JourneyMoms Who InspireNatural Parenting Style

A few weeks ago I stumbled on a beautiful photo of a woman breastfeeding her toddler while all decked out in her motocross gear. I reached out to her to ask if we could post the photo on the Boba Facebook page and interview her. She agreed! Caroline has two boys, ages 25 months and […]

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Significantly Reduce Breast Cancer Risk By Breastfeeding More Than Two Years

by Elizabethon January 02,2012 in BreastfeedingHealth and WellnessNatural Parenting Style

  In China, nursing a toddler is socially acceptable.  It is even perceived as desirable for a woman to nurse her baby for a long time.  A study published in the Journal of Epidemiology on lactating Chinese women shows a significant 50% reduction in risk of  developing breast cancer when a woman nurses for two […]

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Breastfeeding In a Baby Carrier is Easy and Discreet

by Heatheron December 29,2011 in Baby_WearingBreastfeedingHow-To TipsNatural Parenting StyleProducts

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Want to see video on how to breastfeed in a baby carrier? Here’s a video demonstration of nursing in the Boba Carrier 3G. You may also find this post full of tips from Boba founder Elizabeth Antunovic on Nursing in a Baby Carrier especially helpful! Want more how-to videos? Check out our library of short baby […]

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Five Fun Responses to Critical Parenting Questions

by Bunmion December 22,2011 in Baby_WearingBreastfeedingFamily JourneyNatural Parenting StyleParenthood

Every parent knows that always-someone out there: friend, relative, even the passing stranger, who feels as if they need to critique the choices you’ve made for your family. Instead of getting angry or defensive, I’ve created a few snappy responses! Use at your own risk Breastfeeding: “When do you plan on stopping nursing?” Response: “Not […]

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Breastfeeding Brings Out the “Mama Bear” In Moms

by Bunmion December 07,2011 in BreastfeedingNatural Parenting StyleParenthoodResearch

The Daily Mail reported recently that scientists have discovered that breastfeeding mothers protect their young in a way that mirrors how grizzly bear mothers protect their cubs. Apparently, moms who nurse their babies are more fearless and maternally aggressive when it comes to looking after their young. “In what is thought to be the first […]

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