Answers to the 3 most common questions new moms ask lactation consultants
One of the best ways to get breastfeeding support is to work with a Lactation Consultant. This is a certified trained health professional who specializes in helping mothers learn how to breastfeed and fine-tune their technique in order to ensure a healthy and comfortable breastfeeding experience.
August 5, 2019
Last time my breastfeeding experience went poorly - this time I want it to be different
Unfortunately, we still read and hear about moms who had a really difficult time breastfeeding with their first baby. This could involve anything from not mastering breastfeeding in the first few days to ongoing breastfeeding problems or worries about low milk supply.
April 22, 2019
Tips for the new mom’s night out
As the weather gets warmer, you may be itching for some much-needed “me-time” out on the town. After months of being highly focused on caring for an infant, and spending hours in yoga pants and baggy (or no) tops, it’s time for a change.
April 8, 2019
How to Choose the Best Breast Pump for your Lifestyle
Every breastfeeding mom has a unique lifestyle and attitude towards breastfeeding. To choose the right breastfeeding pump for you, you must first decide how you want to breastfeed your baby, versus how often you plan to feed your baby breastmilk from a bottle.
April 1, 2019
Dear Baby - Mommy Wants to Share Some Secrets with You
It’s past midnight. I’ve been standing by your crib, taking slow breaths so as to not wake you up. Watching every tiny movement you make, trying hard to relax. I tell myself that we are both doing ok.
March 26, 2019
How long should I breastfeed my baby?
The breastfeeding journey is different for every mother. Many things affect how long a mother should breastfeed her baby. What's important is to do what you think is right for yourself and your child.
February 25, 2019
Breastfeeding Problems and Solutions: What to Do When Your Breasts Never Feel Full
Breastfeeding is amazing! For starters, breastfeeding is the only way to give your baby the unique rich blend of nutrients and immune-boosting elements that provide life-enhancing benefits.
February 25, 2019
Motherhood is 24/7, now so is our support
We all know that motherhood is 24/7. Whether it’s late nights cradling your little one back to sleep, or early mornings getting the troops ready for school. It is both a roller coaster with emotional ups and downs and a joy ride full of funny moments and fond memories.
January 21, 2019
Letter from a man on being a Dad
"First, I feel like a stranger in a strange and amazing new land – a man with a huge responsibility. Dad is my new full-time job description... and a work in progress." Find out what really goes on in the mind of a new Dad with this heartfelt letter to the mother of his child and the love of his life!
September 24, 2018
Essentials For Breastfeeding That Can Actually Make Your Life Easier
Breastfeeding may be one of the most natural things in the world, but that doesn’t always mean it’s effortless. So why not benefit from a little help along the way?
April 2, 2018
What to do when my baby won’t latch?
Babies are born ready to breastfeed and according to the laws of nature, instinctively know exactly what to do. Latching onto its mother’s breast should be the most natural thing in the world for a newborn, but that is often not the case.
July 17, 2017
How breastmilk production really works
Breastmilk production is the subject of many breastfeeding myths. There is a common misconception that a mother’s breasts are like big bottles that constantly fill with breastmilk by some magical process separate from baby and mom. Babies then feed on tap from this ever-full reservoir. However, the truth is more complicated. Rather than “supply and demand,” breastfeeding actually works by a method of “demand and supply.” A mother will produce only the amount of breastmilk that her baby wants.
April 7, 2017
8 Celebrities Breastfeeding in Public
Breastfeeding is the trend for celebrities in Hollywood! Not only do they proudly talk about the merits of breastfeeding but some even nurse in public!
February 13, 2012
Alcohol test for breast milk
The holiday season is approaching and many mothers are wondering if they must sacrifice their little glass of wine or their flute of champagne.
October 28, 2011