How to Manage a Toddler While Breastfeeding

October 2, 2014

You know there’s no time as precious as the time you’re spending with your new baby, but sometimes, other demands (such as an active toddler) mean that you need to be two places at once. In a perfect world, every mom would get to snuggle and breastfeed her baby without interruption in those first weeks, […]

7 Moms on the Worst Breastfeeding Advice They Ever Received

June 20, 2014

It’s practically a rite of passage for new parents to be bombarded with advice – from thoughtful, to unsolicited, to well-meaning, to just plain bad. We asked our community to share the worst breastfeeding advice they’ve ever received and as we expected, the comments came pouring in. Let’s break down what makes some of these […]

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 […]

What to Know About Tongue-Tie

April 10, 2014

Tongue-tie is one hidden hindrance that can make breastfeeding difficult or even impossible for some moms and babies. When a baby has tongue-tie, their frenulum (the piece of skin that connects their tongue to the floor of their mouth) is too short and restricts the movement of their tongue. This can lead to breastfeeding issues […]

Signs of Mammary Hypoplasia + What to do if You’re Diagnosed

April 4, 2014

You’ve probably heard about how breastfeeding is normal and natural – and it is, in most cases. Most women are capable of making enough milk for their babies to be healthy and happy, but some women are simply physically unable to produce milk despite their best efforts. Mammary hypoplasia, also known as insufficient glandular tissue […]