Milk Banks: Safe Alternative to Wet Nurses

How a Mother Who Cannot Breast Feed Can Still Give the Baby Breast Milk We have all heard that “breast is best.” Before infant formula was invented wet nurses helped nourish  babies who couldn’t be nursed by their biological mother. But, in the 1980’s, it was discovered that AIDS and other viruses could be transferred in […]

Should Breastfeeding in Public Become an American Norm?

Why Children Should Witness Breastfeeding in Public This article from Nursing Freedom a mother describes her experience of breastfeeding in Europe compared to in the United States. The mother explains that in Sweden and Denmark she observed three women nursing babies, uncovered, at the table at restaurants, and many others nursing at parks and playgrounds. […]