Joining in the Black Breastfeeding Week Celebration

August 31, 2017

My name is Shantae McGee, I am a Registered Nurse, Certified Lactation Counselor, and breastfeeding advocate. I support postpartum mothers and work in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).  I began advocating for Black mothers and babies during their breastfeeding journeys two years ago, when I discovered United States breastfeeding statistics and the lack of Black… Read More

12 Reasons to See a Lactation Consultant

May 28, 2017

Breastfeeding is a skill that needs to be learned. It takes practice and patience by both mom and baby to get into the swing of things. And during this learning process, many new moms have a lot of questions. Questions like, “Am I doing this right?” “Is my baby getting enough milk?” and “Should it… Read More

10 Hilariously Awkward Breastfeeding Stories

February 16, 2017

Breastfeeding is truly an incredible thing. The fact that a mom can nourish and grow her baby entirely from her own body is amazing. But let’s face it, breastfeeding can also be hilarious, awkward, and downright silly. So we asked our moms to share the funniest breastfeeding stories. Because if anyone needs a good laugh,… Read More

11 Tips to Make Breastfeeding + Pumping More Comfortable

February 3, 2017

In a perfect world, breastfeeding would be a comfortable and pleasant experience for you and your baby from day one. However, it’s common for new moms to find nursing uncomfortable or even painful. In fact, one reason moms might quit breastfeeding before they’re ready is because they find it hurts. But it doesn’t have to!… Read More