Ok, I've been wanting to post this since last night... our bags!
Anyway, what's in them? Here you go:
**A large tote bag with our logo (approximately 16x12x4")
**A 27 oz stainless steel water bottle with our logo
**A pair of 100% merino wool nursing pads
**A hot/cold compress filled with rice, flax seeds and lavender
**A copy of Mothering Magazine (issue 154, Breast is Best)
**A large folder of information with:
- Tips and tricks for dealing with sore nipples, engorgement, clogged ducts and mastitis
- A "Breastfed Baby" placard for the hospital
- Three handy quick reference cards for milk storage and how to know the baby is getting enough
- Pumping tips (including information on GetPumped, another local nonprofit)
- Laws regarding both workplace pumping and breastfeeding in public (in Florida)
- When to start solids
- Local resources like group meetings, LLL info and lactation consultants... online websites... great books to read...
- A gift certificate for a nursing cover (for those mommas who don't feel comfortable nursing in public without one)
- ... and more!
**Nipple cream from MotherLove
**Full-sized Nursing Tea from Weleda
**Lanolin sample from Lansinoh
**Sample of either Classic or Hard Rock soap from Rockin Green
**Free shipping from Milk Nursingwear (with a $75 purchase)
**Free shipping from Expressiva (first purchase only)
**Coupons for free classes from Gymboree's Play and Music centers plus 20% off coupons
**Informational brochures from Bravado, My Brest Friend, Moby Wrap, Bye Bye with Baby, Eco Diaper Service, MotherLove, Weleda and Ameda
Wow and that's just the beginning! I can't wait to see who else is interested in joining our project... Let me know what you all think! :)
Oh, and by the way, we ARE selling some of these items to help raise funds for more bags. The Stainless Steel Water Bottles are $12, the tote bags are $3, the wool nursing pads are $7.50 and the hot/cold compresses are $6.50 each or two for $12.... These are the current prices (if you let me know during the preorder time, you'll get the discounted price) :).