August 2, 2017

In the midst of all of my breastfeeding research and literature I keep running into articles and information about the breastfeeding practices of this country, and I thought this would be a fun and interesting trivia question. So which is it? Wrestling is the national...

July 14, 2017

Currently 49 states, Washington D.C., and the Virgin Islands all have laws to protect breastfeeding mothers both in public and private. Additionally, South Dakota has a law that exempts breastfeeding mothers from nudity and public indecency laws. This leaves one lone s...

June 29, 2017

Many studies have had conflicting results when it comes to whether or not breastfeeding women experience a decreased libido. The correct answer is A, and B. It depends. While some women may experience a reduced desire for sex, other women experience just the opposite!

B...

June 12, 2017

The correct answer is A. The amount of estrogen a woman’s body produces goes up tremendously during pregnancy, then plummets to pre pregnancy levels within 24 hours of childbirth. This helps the body by producing a large amount of prolactin, which is crucial for milk p...

May 28, 2017

This is an answer to the weekly SOS Lactation Blog question.

May 22, 2017

#4. Nursing covers (optional)

The idea of breastfeeding in public is daunting for many mothers, particularly new mothers especially those who are modest or want to remain discrete. It is important to note that breastfeeding covers and modesty while breastfeeding are NOT...

May 17, 2017

Baby registry suggestion lists are long and exhaustive. It is easy for new parents to become overwhelmed with the sheer variety and number of baby items on the market. The feeding aisle alone contains hundreds of items! It is hard to decipher what is needed, and what i...

May 14, 2017

This is another answer to SOS Lactation's famous and informative breastfeeding quizzes!

A short list of questions pregnant parents should ask on a hospital tour to get them off to the best breastfeeding start.

This may come as a surprise to many but the correct answer is C. Women who choose homebirths are  driven by safety, just like the vast majority of women who choose to birth in the hospital.  According to one study that used an online survey that sampled 160 women who p...

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