Tips for When Baby Bites at the Breast

January 2, 2014

Most babies begin to show signs of teething sometime between 3 and 7 months, and symptoms range from drooling to fussiness. But even before that first tooth pops up, your little one may start to bite you while feeding at the breast – which can be painful, frustrating, and may even cause you to question… Read More

Breastfeeding Benefits For Mom and Baby

December 23, 2013

Breastfeeding – whether you do it for one day or one year (or more) – provides wonderful physical and emotional benefits for both you and your baby. No matter what factors influence your decisions along your unique parenting journey, here are some breastfeeding benefits to consider. Benefits of Breastfeeding + Breastmilk for Baby: Right after… Read More

Rights of Breastfeeding Moms in the Workplace

December 19, 2013

It wasn’t very long ago that women had to choose between a career and being a mom. Today, over 65% of moms in the US work either full or part-time, while 40% of mothers are also the primary source of income for their family. Maternity leave in the US still pales in comparison to other… Read More

Flying and Traveling While Breastfeeding

December 11, 2013

With a little extra planning, traveling while breastfeeding or pumping is totally possible – but it’s not always easy. Fortunately, companies are starting to take note of this reality and are providing nursing moms with increased support and accommodations. For example, Burlington International Airport in Vermont recently introduced a “Lactation Station” pod designed to give… Read More

Tips for Using a Breastpump On the Go

December 6, 2013

Feeding at the breast isn’t always possible for nursing moms. Whether you pump exclusively, pump at work, or need to be separated from your baby for any number of reasons, pumping your milk away from home can be frustrating – but it doesn’t have to be. You absolutely can get the hang of it, and… Read More