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… 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

Weaning + You: Managing the End of Your Breastfeeding Journey

February 25, 2014

Just like every mom and every baby is different, every breastfeeding journey is different – and each journey begins and ends under unique circumstances. No matter what factors have gone into your decision to wean, know that it can be a very emotional time – you may feel relieved, sentimental, sad, or a combination of… Read More

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

Advice For Increasing Your Breastmilk Supply

November 27, 2013

There are so many reasons why moms choose to breastfeed, but unfortunately, it’s common for moms to stop altogether. It’s not always possible for a mom to continue breastfeeding, due in part to concerns of low breastmilk supply, but medical reasons for low supply are actually fairly uncommon. By learning to recognize your baby’s feeding cues… Read More