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As I prepare to say goodbye to you

(A letter to my daughter, Brenna, as she enters her senior year of high school.) As I look ahead to your last year at home, my heart cannot fathom how we got here so quickly. My arms feel you, still, as I held you in the rocking chair in your nursery. My photo albums burst […]

The Great Northwest Milk Drive

Here’s a family friendly event coming up in Wenatchee! Mark your calendars to join us for M Is For Milk: The Great NW Milk Drive. Northwest Mothers Milk Bank is dedicated to providing the safest pasteurized human donor milk to mothers and babies in need throughout the Northwest. In honor of World Breastfeeding Week, the […]

Cold and flu remedies that are safe while breastfeeding

It’s that time of year again. It seems that everyone you know has a sniffle and a cough. Wondering which treatments and remedies are safe for breastfeeding mothers? Wondering which things to stay away from? My name is Carrie Bews and I’m the lactation coordinator at Confluence Health. Read on for some remedies that are safe for […]