Postpartum Self-Image: Loving Your New Body

April 30, 2014

Few things compare to the monumental changes your body goes through during pregnancy and childbirth. Sometimes, even more challenging than physical changes, are emotional ones. It can be difficult to accept and embrace your new body, especially if you aren’t comfortable or familiar with what you see in the mirror. Know that you’re not alone…. Read More

Happy Earth Week! How Breastfeeding Benefits the Planet

April 25, 2014

You already know that breastfeeding provides many benefits to your baby (and to you and your family, too!). But one often-overlooked benefit is breastfeeding’s impact – or lack thereof – on the environment. It’s no mystery as to why breastfeeding is the most natural and ecological way to feed your baby. There are no preservatives… Read More

11 Moms Reveal the Best Breastfeeding Advice They Ever Received

April 16, 2014

No one knows breastfeeding better than moms who’ve been there – through sore nipples, fussy infants, self-doubt, and long nights. See what these 11 moms had to say about their breastfeeding experiences as they share the best advice they’ve ever received.   “If your baby is happy, full, and gaining weight…they’re getting enough! Don’t let… 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

Are Breastpumps + Breastfeeding Supplies Tax Deductible?

March 14, 2014

You may have already discovered that adding to your family means adding extra steps to preparing and filing your taxes (which also adds extra dollars to your refund check!). If your insurance provider doesn’t cover all of your breastfeeding supplies and you had to pay out-of-pocket for a pump or other accessories this year, you… Read More