What is Evidence-Based Medicine?

When it comes to Breastfeeding, you may see the term evidence-based medicine thrown around, but what does it mean? What does it mean for you, as a nursing mother? To quote Wikipedia: Evidence-based medicine (EBM) is an approach to medical practice intended to optimize decision-making by emphasizing the use of evidence from well-designed and well-conducted research. To put it simply, Evidence-Based […]

Posted August 12, 2017 by Milk and Hugs in Answers, Breastfeeding, Lactation / 1 Comment

Recommended Breastfeeding Books

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Online Breastfeeding Resources

Are you looking for easy to find and search online Breastfeeding Resources? These links can help! Breastfeeding, while natural, often doesn’t come naturally. There can be problems, issues, and even pain… all things that can hopefully be rectified with proper information and education. Breastfeeding is the normal way for a mother to feed her child […]

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Posted August 3, 2017 by Milk and Hugs in Parenting / 0 Comments

Changing Site Name

I have an exciting announcement! After careful consideration of all the pros and cons, I have decided to change the name of milkandhugs.com to milkandhugs.com. This change stems from my need to focus on my true intent and audience – breastfeeding mothers and families with questions. While there will still be a strong ‘parenting experience’ […]

Posted August 1, 2017 by Milk and Hugs in Parenting / 0 Comments

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Posted July 29, 2017 by Milk and Hugs in Parenting / 0 Comments

Being a positive role model for your children

W.E.B DuBois once said, Children learn more from what you are than what you teach   This quote, so simple and understandable, is the kind that reads deeper on further reflection. Our children are ALWAYS watching us, ALWAYS. They see the things we do and the things we don’t do.  Hear the kept promises, and […]

Posted July 27, 2017 by Milk and Hugs in Life as a Mom, Parenting / 8 Comments

Learning to Trust your children

Last week we ventured out as a family to run errands, visit shops and generally try to escape the heat that had landed over Southern California. After a couple of hours, we found ourselves at a popular home store. There, amongst the kitchen supplies and reusable bags, I saw my youngest dancing the dance all […]

Posted July 18, 2017 by Milk and Hugs in Life as a Mom, Parenting / 12 Comments