The 14 Stages of Breastfeeding

August 7, 2017

Breastfeeding is a journey. A beautiful, wonderful, crazy journey. And just like any journey, it’s full of complex emotions that hit you in stages. Some moms might not experience every stage, some moms might experience even more stages than the 14 we’ve listed below. But one thing just about every breastfeeding mom can agree on… Read More

How to Succeed When Exclusively Pumping

July 28, 2017

Whether by choice or necessity, for some moms “breastfeeding” means exclusively pumping and bottle feeding to give baby the amazing benefits of breast milk. And, while there are pros and cons to any feeding choice, exclusive pumping comes with a set of unique challenges and considerations that need to be taken into account to be… Read More

9 Tips for Breastfeeding on Vacation

June 14, 2017

Is there anything more relaxing than a good vacation? The best vacations are full of poolside lounging, trying new and tasty foods (and drinks!), and going on exciting adventures. So, when you’re a breastfeeding mom, it’s important to do a little extra planning before you go so you can truly relax while you’re away. With… Read More

5 Tips for Using Up Surplus Breast Milk

June 7, 2017

Not every mom is fortunate enough to have a surplus of breast milk. But if you’re pumping milk and realize you’re producing more than you need to feed your baby, or if you find yourself at the end of your journey with a freezer full of milk, consider these ideas for putting that hard-earned liquid… 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