3 Things to Know About Holiday Booze and Breastfeeding (All Good News!)

The holidays are here and it's time to celebrate with friends and family. But when it comes to the nog, what do breastfeeding moms need to know? We've scoured the interwebs so you don't have to. Here are three things to know about booze and breastfeeding.

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Mamava's Holiday Gift Guide for Breastfeeding Mamas

Show your love and support of breastfeeding mamas this holiday season by getting them some of our favorite things. Breastfeeding isn't easy, but these essentials make a big difference for mamas!

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Pumpcast 31: Thanksgiving Travel Tips

It's Thanksgiving. Don't forget to take these pumping on-the-road tips with you!

In Episode 31 Annie and Nikkie offer key pumping on-the-road tips - what to expect and what to take with you.  

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Thanksgiving For The Breastfeeding Mama

Thanksgiving for the Breastfeeding Mother

Let us count our blessings for the breastfeeding mother,

A multitasker like no other.


Patient and loving, tender and sweet,

She feeds her nursling while the rest of us eat.

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Pumpcast 30: "Go Mama" Travel Giveaway

Mamava and Alaska Airlines are giving away two flights anywhere Alaska flies. So pack your bags and get outta town, mama!  Enter to win here

Real mamas keepin' it real. 

In Episode 30 Annie and Nikkie offer key travel tips for breastfeeding mamas.  

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Celebrating All Veterans: Breastfeeding In The Military

Photo credit: Tonya Ritter Photography

This Veterans Day we honor all those who’ve served our country. We also want to recognize all the breastfeeding mothers in the military who are doing double duty by serving their country and nourishing their infants. The military has come a long way in recent years to introduce more family-friendly policies: in 2015 they opened all combat jobs to women for the first time in American history and in 2016 the Pentagon extended paid maternity leave to 12 weeks for all branches of the military. And now all five  branches of the military are making sure breastfeeding mothers have dedicated lactation spaces.

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Pumpcast 29: Poop-#2

Everything you ever wanted to know about breastfeeding babies and poop. And then some. 

Real mamas keepin' it real. 

In Episode 29 Annie and Nikkie reflect on what helps and hinders baby poop. 

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Lactation Spaces in Schools: Myth vs. Fact

Debunking Old School Ideas About School Lactation Spaces

Essential considerations for educational leaders, administrators, and facility managers when planning lactation accommodations for breastfeeding employees.

What’s stopping schools, colleges, and universities from providing dedicated lactation spaces for their breastfeeding faculty and staff to pump breast milk? Often the obstacles and effort can seem too big to overcome, when in fact outdated perceptions are actually the biggest barrier.

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Schools And The Secret Life of Breastfeeding Teachers

Schools across the country are making news and not for student learning. Instead, these stories have exposed the fact that most schools don’t provide appropriate breast pumping accommodations for their breastfeeding teachers. Given that more than 75% of all teachers are women, and almost half of those are under the age of 40, it's a huge problem when the professionals--whose job it is to teach, nurture, and inspire children--are not supported in their own workplace.

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3 Facts About Your Breastfeeding Rights

It may be the 21st century but there's still a lot of confusion, misunderstanding, and stigma around breastfeeding in public. Yeah, we don't get it either. But we do get that when you're a busy mama on the go, you don't have extra time to read up on your breastfeeding rights.

But trust us, you have rights. So we've put together a quick cheat-sheet to save you time so you can get back to what matters most, like breastfeeding your baby or finding a clean and quiet place to plug in your breast pump. 

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