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Did you have support?

Did you find your friends and family to be supportive of your decision to breastfeed? Was there anyone you found to be not supportive? Did you seek support from an outside source, i.e. La Leche League, Post Partum Doula, Lactation Consultant? We invite you to participate in an open discussion in our comments section regarding […]

Was it everything you expected?

How did your first few breastfeeding sessions go? Was it harder than you had anticipated? Did you find that breastfeeding came naturally to you or did you find it to be something you needed to work hard to establish? We would love to hear your thoughts and the experiences you had during the first few […]

Recipe: Lactation Cookies

These delicious cookies are used to help a breastfeeding mother increase her milk supply. They taste great and really work! If you have any other helpful hints for increasing your supply please feel free to post them in out comments section! LACTATION COOKIES Ingredients 1 C butter1 C sugar1 C brown sugar4 T water2 T […]

World Breastfeeding Week

This week is World Breastfeeding Week. Being that BirthWorks is huge supporter of breastfeeding, we would like to take this opportunity to honor one of Mother Nature’s greatest gifts. Each day this week we will be posting a breastfeeding related question and we invite you to use our comments section to post your answers and […]

Workshop Review: “Three Days of Love”

by Brittany Sharpe McCollum One woman’s first hand account of her beautiful experience attending a Childbirth Educator Workshop held in Cherry Hill, NJ My South Philly backyard has become Monterrosso and this cheap glass of Chianti is now straight from the hills of Tuscany. It’s amazing what three days of love can do. I have […]

Workshop Review: "Three Days of Love"

by Brittany Sharpe McCollum One woman’s first hand account of her beautiful experience attending a Childbirth Educator Workshop held in Cherry Hill, NJ My South Philly backyard has become Monterrosso and this cheap glass of Chianti is now straight from the hills of Tuscany. It’s amazing what three days of love can do. I have […]

BirthWorks

In May of 1981, forty women from the United States and Canada met in Boston for a conference with Nancy Wainer to discuss cesarean prevention and Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC). Their energy, enthusiasm, and dissatisfaction with the current medical obstetrical management of birth were profound. Under the direction of Esther Booth Zorn, this group […]