This year marks the 5th Annual Black Breastfeeding Week celebration. Breastfeeding in Combat Boots is proud to offer a glimpse into the beauty and struggle of African American women breastfeeding their babies while serving their country. This year’s theme is #BetOnBlack and serves to underscore the need for those that love and support black women… Continue Reading
Many people ask how the Fort Bliss Breastfeeding Policy came to fruition. I’m here to tell you that story. At the time, I was the Pregnancy and Postpartum Physical Training (P3T) Program Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge (NCOIC) and had soldiers coming to me that were postpartum on almost a daily basis with issues pertaining to breastfeeding… Continue Reading
Pumping in the military means having to lug a breast pump around due to separation during the workday or for deployment. Sarah Wells Breast Pump Bags, a company founded by Sarah Wells (mom, wife and entrepreneur) in 2011, wants to make pumping a little easier for breastfeeding and pumping moms with their stylish and uniform… Continue Reading
ATTENTION AD Moms: Did you know that the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) just updated their breast pump cleaning guidelines? The change was made in part by the tragic death of a premature infant who contracted a rare infection from what the CDC is stating were improperly cleaned parts. The CDC now recommends cleaning your… Continue Reading
I’m an AD Army officer in a Brigade Combat Team. My daughter is 5.5 months old. I just completed day 17 of a 20-day field rotation in which I pumped, stored and sent my breastmilk home. I want to offer some words of encouragement and experience to my fellow military breastfeeding moms. Needless to say, it… Continue Reading
Will you be traveling from Ramstein, Germany to the US using the Rotator? Do you need step-by-step instructions on how to PCS with hundreds of ounces of breastmilk without losing a precious drop? If so, here is a comprehensive blog post detailing how to be successful, from an AD mom who wishes to remain anonymous.… Continue Reading
Breastfeeding at work provides challenges for every nursing mother, but nursing military moms face additional obstacles with the regulation uniforms required for all active duty personnel. Miss Military Mom, a company founded by a new mother serving in the US Armed Forces, launched a line of breastfeeding T-shirts for nursing mothers in the military who… Continue Reading
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Breastfeeding in Combat Boots and Mom2Mom Global are Joining Forces Tacoma, Washington and Fayetteville, North Carolina – April 25, 2017 – Breastfeeding in Combat Boots and Mom2Mom Global are proud to announce their intent to merge to better provide world-class information, advocacy, and support to breastfeeding military families. Breastfeeding in Combat Boots… Continue Reading
Breastfeeding in the military means having to pump often due to separation during the workday or for deployment. Pumpin’ Pal, a company founded by Jonathan Gillian (father, husband and inventor) in 1999, wants to make pumping a little easier with their angled flanges and hands-free kit. After watching his wife struggling to exclusively pump for… Continue Reading
To create a community where military mothers can share experiences, find information, and offer support in order to successfully breastfeed their babies while serving in the military.
BFinCB is committed to advocating, informing and supporting all breastfeeding personnel serving in the military.
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