What to Know About Tongue-Tie

April 10, 2014

Tongue-tie is one hidden hindrance that can make breastfeeding difficult or even impossible for some moms and babies. When a baby has tongue-tie, their frenulum (the piece of skin that connects their tongue to the floor of their mouth) is too short and restricts the movement of their tongue. This can lead to breastfeeding issues… Read More

Signs of Mammary Hypoplasia + What to do if You’re Diagnosed

April 4, 2014

You’ve probably heard about how breastfeeding is normal and natural – and it is, in most cases. Most women are capable of making enough milk for their babies to be healthy and happy, but some women are simply physically unable to produce milk despite their best efforts. Mammary hypoplasia, also known as insufficient glandular tissue… Read More

Co-Nursing: How Two Moms Can Breastfeed Baby

March 18, 2014

Did you know that a woman doesn’t need to give birth to a baby to be able to breastfeed? Many moms who adopt or are in a same-sex relationship where they are a non-gestational parent can successfully induce lactation, which provides them with just another beautiful way to bond with their baby and enjoy the… Read More

Weaning + You: Managing the End of Your Breastfeeding Journey

February 25, 2014

Just like every mom and every baby is different, every breastfeeding journey is different – and each journey begins and ends under unique circumstances. No matter what factors have gone into your decision to wean, know that it can be a very emotional time – you may feel relieved, sentimental, sad, or a combination of… Read More

Tips for When Baby Bites at the Breast

January 2, 2014

Most babies begin to show signs of teething sometime between 3 and 7 months, and symptoms range from drooling to fussiness. But even before that first tooth pops up, your little one may start to bite you while feeding at the breast – which can be painful, frustrating, and may even cause you to question… Read More