Using a pacifier without compromising your breastfeeding
When expecting a baby, there are many things a mom says she will never do when her child is born. Things like, “I will never give my child sweets to stop them from crying and definitely never use a pacifier to soothe them.”
August 12, 2019
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
Medela Tips for Pumping Breastmilk - Packing, Freezing, Storing and Re-heating
You love to breastfeed and know all the benefits of breastmilk, but want to take a break from breastfeeding sometimes. Or perhaps you are an exclusive breast pumping mom whose baby for one reason or another cannot feed on the breast.
July 29, 2019
Does introducing solids mean bye-bye to breastfeeding?
For the first six months of life, a baby does not need any food or drink other than breastmilk. However, around six months of age, babies tend to become curious about solid food.
July 22, 2019
Test bench - Freestyle double electric breast pump from Medela - Results
Medela asked three moms to test one (1) "freestyle" double electric breast pump worth $ 495. They had a period of eight (8) weeks to test the breast pump and here are their comments.
May 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
8 Things Moms Should Not Feel Guilty About
It is a fact of modern motherhood that so much of our daily life is infused with feelings of guilt. A word that has such negative connotation, guilt can be negative and manipulative, and even paralyzing if you allow it to dictate your daily decisions.
February 18, 2019