6 Breastfeeding Moms’ Best Tips for Going Back to Work

February 17, 2015

If you’re like most working moms, you’re probably feeling some sort of anxiety about returning to work after the birth of your little one. Add pumping into the mix and things can seem downright overwhelming. If you’ve made the decision to continue providing breastmilk for your little one while you’re away, you might be wondering […]

Understanding and Avoiding Nipple Confusion

October 22, 2014

You may have heard the term “nipple confusion,” but do you know what it really means and, more importantly, how to avoid it? Nipple confusion is a term used to describe many breastfeeding situations, but the most common usage refers to babies that have trouble latching and feeding at the breast after they have received […]

Selecting a Bottle for Your Breastfed Baby

June 19, 2014

At some point, nearly every mom has to plan to be away from their baby for some period of time. Especially if you’re getting ready to return to work, you might be wondering how to select and introduce a bottle to continue breastmilk feeding. There are many options out there – as well as alternative […]

Breastfeeding + Preparing for a Babysitter or Daycare

February 5, 2014

Whether you’re planning on returning to work and need to prepare for having your little one at daycare, or just need a sitter for the night, it’s important to have a plan in place for feeding baby when you’re not there. Unfortunately, not all childcare providers are up to speed on proper techniques for storing, […]

Pumping at Work: What Employers Can Do to Help Breastfeeding Moms

January 29, 2014

We still hear too often of moms having to fight for their right to use a breastpump at work. Fortunately, there are many laws in place that protect breastfeeding moms at their place of work, but it’s important to educate yourself and talk directly with your employer to set yourself up for success. You may […]