5 Ways Breastfeeding Is Good For You

October 11, 2016

The physical, mental, and emotional benefits of breastfeeding for moms  You’ve probably heard all about the amazing benefits of breastfeeding when it comes to your baby’s health. Like providing antibodies that protect your newborn from infections, lowering his or her risk of developing illnesses later in life, and so much more. And while anything that… Read More

Feeling Overwhelmed with a Fussy Infant?

September 21, 2016

If there’s one thing you expect as a new parent, it’s that your little one will cry. Babies cry because it’s their only way of communicating. But some babies cry for hours on end, and it’s easy for parents to feel overwhelmed by this new, fussy baby. Why Your Baby is Crying It’s all too… Read More

6 Common Breastfeeding Myths, Busted

September 6, 2016

The realm of pregnancy and child birth is flush with old-wives’ tales and myths that transcend generations. So it’s not surprising that many new moms are told myths about breastfeeding as well. We’re here to bust some of the most common breastfeeding myths. Forget about toughening up your nipples, we’ve got the facts. 1. It’s… Read More

Black Breastfeeding Week: The Genesis of a Breastfeeding Celebration

August 25, 2016

Guest-Authored by Kiddada Green, Black Breastfeeding Week co-creator and founding executive director of Black Mothers’ Breastfeeding Association. For 9 years, Black Mothers’ Breastfeeding Association® (BMBFA) has celebrated the joys of breastfeeding families and continues to work daily to reduce racial inequities in breastfeeding support for African Americans.  Like many charitable organizations, the impetus for the… Read More

The Great Big Pumping Post

August 23, 2016

I’ll start with a bit of background so that you mamas know where I’m coming from: I breastfed my first daughter, Olivia, from the time she was born and finally weaned her at 18 months. I had a pretty decent maternity leave and was almost exclusively nursing her for the first 4 months, and then… Read More