How Your Diet Affects Your Breastmilk

November 6, 2013

Throughout your breastfeeding journey, your breastmilk is uniquely suited to meet the changing nutritional needs of your growing baby. Because breastmilk is created by taking nutrients already present in your bloodstream, you don’t need to worry about eating the perfect foods or drastically altering your diet in order to breastfeed. Your body will combine the exact… Read More

New Research on Baby Brains Sheds Light on Breastfeeding Benefits

August 8, 2013

Breastfeeding your baby is one of the greatest gifts you can give your little one. This touching experience benefits infant growth and development in countless ways. A recent study from Brown University suggests children who are breastfed exclusively for at least three months after birth have greater development in key parts of the brain compared… Read More

A Healthy Diet for Mom and Baby

November 8, 2011

Many moms wonder how they should adjust their diet while breastfeeding. In most cases, a mom with healthy eating habits won’t have to make dramatic changes, but here are some helpful tips to ensure mom and baby are getting the nutrition they need. Don’t Count Calories First and foremost, don’t count calories. Typically, a breastfeeding… Read More