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Welcome to my blog! This is the place I want to share things with you – newsworthy things in my world of birth and lactation, thoughts and personal experiences, and ideally continue to educate any reader that comes across it. So welcome to a blog tailored to expectant and postpartum families, run by a mom who […]

Event: Bluegrass for Babies

Bluegrass for Babies! Music. Food. Beer. What’s not to love?? This year the 2016 Bluegrass for Babies Benefit Concert will feature live bluegrass performances by: the Hocking River String Band Comet Bluegrass All-Stars Plus Hickory Robot and Jennifer Ellis will provide a special kids performance! You can grab some Dewey’s Pizza, Grateful Grahams, or streetpops, […]

Black Breastfeeding Week 2016, Cincinnati + Surrounding Area Events

Yesterday was the start of Black Breastfeeding Week – the last week of August, which was declared National Breastfeeding Month by the United States Breastfeeding Committee in 2011. This distinction, to me, is one that is quite poignant because it highlights and places a needed emphasis on a population that deserves more: more support, more outreach, and more resources for all women, […]

Why Childbirth and Breastfeeding Education should be taken in-person

With the myriad of books out there, YouTube videos, downloadable CDs, and class systems, it can get really tempting to take a class in the comfort of your own home and on your own time. It sounds … awesome! Unfortunately it’s not recommended. Here’s why you should take an in-person Prenatal Childbirth (and/or) Breastfeeding Class, […]

Vitamin D – Supplement Mom or Baby?

It has long been theorized that with enough Vitamin D supplementation for a breastfeeding mother, the amount needed for babies would pass through the mother’s milk. Now this theory is confirmed, via a double-blind randomized controlled trial, which ran from 2006 to 2014, and was published in 2015. Considering this information is incredibly new to […]

Ready to learn about Newborn Baby Care

You’re expecting, and you’ve read the books you want to read, you’ve attended the childbirth classes, and had the conversations with your care provider about your birth. You’ve registered, baby showered, shopped, and painted. Maybe you’ve even hired your birth and/or postpartum doula! The point is, you are ready. Wait. What about the baby part? […]

A Week of Launch Giveaways

This Week of Giveaways, August 1-7, 2016, is Over! Scroll down to see the AH-mazing things people won, and subscribe to the newsletter to be a part of the next one! Welcome to the new Modern Breastfeeding + Education! This new site is a way to get easy access to prenatal education classes, in person individualized […]