Seven years ago, Erika Schneider had twins born two and a half months early. She wanted to breastfeed, but the stress of having two babies in intensive care prevented her.
The Allegheny County Health Department is seeking nominations for its Breastfeeding Friendly Place Awards.
At Magee Women’s Hospital, new parents are no longer sent home with a bag of free formula. The hospital stopped doing this to urge mothers to breast feed instead for the nutritional benefits, immune system building and bonding.
A Texas mom is upset after she was allegedly harassed and kicked out of a Target store for nursing her baby. Word spread, which sparked a national protest, including one in our area.
The Milk Truck is up and running and its creator has plans for the future. The truck is a breast feeding support vehicle with a huge breast on the roof and a flashing red light.
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Tuesday is a big day for something known as the “The Milk Truck.” Pittsburgh City Councilman Patrick Dowd will present the creator of the mobile breastfeeding station with a proclamation declaring it as “The […]
The creators of the “Milk Truck” say they’ve surpassed their goal and are one step closer to helping Pittsburgh moms.
A local artist and teacher at Carnegie Mellon University has come up with an idea to support mothers who are harassed for nursing in public.