Breast cancer survivor calls for access to routine mammograms for all Canadian women in their 40s |

When Shira Farber turned 40 she asked her family physician about starting routine mammograms. With no family history of breast cancer, and given her age, she said her doctor advised her that there was no rush. “I was really sort of discouraged from starting mammograms. The doctor leaned on the guidelines that were established … … Read more

How Long Do Breast Pumps Last?

Being a new mom, I had no idea all the detailed information about pumping. I was learning as I went so hopefully these tips help you being a new parent looking to breast feed your bundle of joy. Breast pumps are machines that are used to extract a mom’s milk from her breasts. They may … Read more

Breast cancer patients in England face delays to reconstruction surgery

Women waiting for breast reconstruction surgery on the NHS in England face a “postcode lottery” of care, with some forced to wait more than three years, a damning report warns. Two in five women (40%) waiting for breast reconstruction during the pandemic after having their breasts removed due to cancer faced a delay of 24 … Read more

Your Guide to Breast Pumps

Welcome to the world of pumping! If you don’t already know, there are several different types of breast pumps: electric, manual, cordless, and some that even have magical buttons (we’ll get to that soon). It can feel overwhelming, and choosing a breast pump may not be nearly as fun as picking your baby’s first outfit, but a good pump … Read more

Breastfeeding After Breast Cancer Treatment – Baby Journey

Breastfeeding after cancer treatment can be a daunting task. You may have questions about whether or not you can breastfeed, how long to breastfeed, and what types of cancer treatments affect breastfeeding. In this blog post, we will answer all of your questions and help you feel confident about breastfeeding after breast cancer treatment! If … Read more