Category Archives: Breastfeeding

Ugandan Nutritionist Offers Breastfeeding Advice

Very soon we will welcome Winfred Ongom Jaan, a Ugandan nutritionist, as an expert for mothers, children, and newborns right here on SocialGoodMoms.com. She will serve as a correspondent from her home country to report on maternal, newborn, and child health programs, progress, and issues unique to Uganda.

Today, during World Breastfeeding Week, Winfred offered key breastfeeding advice that pertains to lactating mothers no matter where they live.

Follow Winfred at @winfredjaan.

Sharing Moms’ Stories for World Breastfeeding Week: Lauren #WBW2014

Lauren, who writes at the Milky Way, shares a beautiful story about loving her son and nursing him to feel a closer mother and son bond. Lauren is open and completely honest about new motherhood. We love Lauren’s breastfeeding story for its raw emotion that many fellow mothers will connect with. Read Lauren’s story, Why I Chose to Breastfeed.

“I didn’t breastfeed to be better than anyone else or to be more natural. I breastfed because I NEEDED the skin-to-skin. I NEEDED to have a way to bond with my child, because I don’t think I would have been able to otherwise.”

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Sharing Moms’ Stories for World Breastfeeding Week: Alex #WBW2014

For World Breastfeeding Week (August 1 – 7) we will share moms’ breastfeeding stories from around the world. If you would also like to share your story, get in touch at info@mombloggersforsocialgood.com.

While there are many mothers who want to breastfeed and can think of no other way to feed their babies, sometimes there are unexpected breastfeeding challenges experienced by mom and baby.

Alex, one half of the UK mummy blog Lamb and Bear, wrote about the challenges she experienced with her baby and how midwives helped her overcome them. Read Alex’s story at Breastfeeding Challenges.

Alex's Stories

Sharing Moms’ Stories for World Breastfeeding Week: Mimi #WBW2014

For World Breastfeeding Week (August 1 – 7)  we will share moms’ breastfeeding stories from around the country. If you would also like to share your story, get in touch at info@mombloggersforsocialgood.com.

We loved Mimi’s breastfeeding story and her advice for new breastfeeding moms! Read Mimi’s story at We Were Born With Boobs So Shouldn’t We Use Them?

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BREASTFEEDING FACT:

Less than 50% of newborns are breastfed within their first hour of life. (Source)