What are My Rights for Pumping at Work?

May 6, 2017

More than 65 percent of moms in the U.S. go back to work full or part-time after the birth of their child, 40 percent of whom are the primary source of income for their family. And, many of these moms are still breastfeeding their infants, making pumping at work a necessity. Luckily, there are laws in place… Read More

10 Tips for Weaning

April 25, 2017

As a mom, you made the decision to breastfeed, and you and your baby will be the best judge of when it’s time to wean. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that moms breastfeed for at least a year, and despite what anyone else says, there’s no right or wrong time to wean. When you and… 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

Breastfeeding-Friendly Fashion

March 8, 2016

You’ve mastered the art of maternity clothing and know exactly how to stylishly dress to be comfortable and complement your baby bump at the same time. Then, you give birth and an even bigger challenge presents itself: How exactly do you dress to make breastfeeding easy while still feeling confident about how you look? Many… Read More

13 Tips For Returning to Work After Maternity Leave

February 16, 2016

Maternity leave is a wonderful time for you and your new baby, but it can also be a bittersweet time, especially as you near the end of your leave. It’s completely normal to feel a range of conflicting emotions – from excitement and guilt to sadness and relief. But being organized and planning ahead can… Read More