Ten Years with SDCBC

Thanksgiving is upon us. This year, I’m grateful for family, friends, my fellow breastfeeding activists, and most of all, San Diego County Breastfeeding Coalition.  I started to blog for SDCBC in November, 2013, when my first child was six months old and when I lost my last job over a breastfeeding discrimination claim. With that being…

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A Wonderful Opportunity

As parents, we all want to provide the best for our children. And there is rarely a better opportunity for us to nourish our kids than breastfeeding—especially for new parents, breastfeeding is a wonderful opportunity to nourish our babies, both physically and emotionally. Of course, breastfeeding also presents challenges. And that’s what I want to…

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This is My Why: A Reflection on #NBM2023

Photo of Chinese woman sitting on a bed with a small child laying on her left while breastfeeding an infant cradled in her left arm

I was a breastfeeding mom for six years. During the six years, I have been separated from my baby for three months for work reasons, I have flown to four different cities with my pump within six months, I have been sent to the emergency room with mastitis and high fever, my milk supply has…

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