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New website offers services for new mothers

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The Pretty Mama Breastfeeding website, launched out of the Small Business Development Center in
Berks County.
The Pretty Mama Breastfeeding website, launched out of the Small Business Development Center in Berks County.

A new website dedicated to helping breastfeeding mothers is launching out of the Small Business Development Center in Reading and Kutztown University.

The business, Pretty Mama Breastfeeding, can be found at www.prettymb.com.

It is being run by Elizabeth Chang, who is a mother.

Her store’s mission is to “support, guide and empower the mother and family that choose to breastfeed.”

The business offers home and online lactation consulting services and high-end maternity, breastfeeding and baby products.

Consultation services are offered in Lehigh and Northampton counties as well as northwestern New Jersey.

Chang connected with the SBDC about two years ago. She was a participant and graduate of the eight-week program on “Business Skills for Success for Latino Entrepreneurs,” which the center said helped her prepare for launching her business.

Bath gets frozen yogurt shop

The Nazareth Area Chamber of Commerce has a grand opening planned for July 30 at a new frozen yogurt restaurant in Bath.

Orange Frozen Yogurt features 12 flavors of frozen yogurt with a mix of more than 50 toppings, including fruit, candy and nuts.

Owner Ken Guan said the yogurts are natural, nonfat and certified kosher.

The business had its soft opening June 12. It can be found at 372 S. Walnut St. in Bath.

For more information, visit www.orange-fy.com.

Bank launches women’s website

The Provident Bank, formerly Team Capital Bank in the Lehigh Valley, has launched Provident4Women, an online community to engage and help women.

On the Provident4Women website, women can access insights from women for women about what’s most important to them, including family and home, career and business, life goals and investments. Additionally, women can participate in the conversation on the Provident4Women LinkedIn group and Facebook page.

“Our goal is to connect with and engage women by starting conversations that are relevant to their lives,” said Diana Braga, the Provident4Women team leader. “Women told us they want stories and tips from women. They’re also seeking to have conversations with women who have similar experiences and challenges.”

The bank said each month, new videos and original and curated content will be posted to all three Provident4Women locations.

Editor’s note: We want to hear about your new business or product. Contact Stacy Wescoe at 610-807-9619 ext. 104 or send an email to stacyw@lvb.com. To be considered, a new venture should be fewer than 60 days old or starting within 60 days.

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Writer and online editor Stacy Wescoe has her finger on the pulse of the business community in the Greater Lehigh Valley and keeps you up-to-date with technology and trends, plus what coworkers and competitors are talking about around the water cooler — and on social media. She can be reached at stacyw@lvb.com or 610-807-9619, ext. 4104. Follow her on Twitter at @morestacy and on Facebook. Circle Stacy Wescoe on .

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