6 Common Breastfeeding Myths, Busted

September 6, 2016

The realm of pregnancy and child birth is flush with old-wives’ tales and myths that transcend generations. So it’s not surprising that many new moms are told myths about breastfeeding as well. We’re here to bust some of the most common breastfeeding myths. Forget about toughening up your nipples, we’ve got the facts. 1. It’s… Read More

Working Through a Breastfeeding Rough Patch

January 12, 2016

Breastfeeding can be hard! But, it’s also one of the most important and rewarding things a mom will ever do. And sometimes, even the most experienced moms will hit a rough patch. Some women experience painful conditions like sore nipples, plugged ducts, or mastitis. Others may have milk supply problems, feel exhausted, or feel like… Read More

Why Does Breastfeeding Sometimes Cause Cramps?

February 4, 2015

For first-time moms, afterbirth cramping is usually mild. But in the days immediately after giving birth to your second (or third, or fourth) baby, you may experience more intense, menstrual-like cramps while breastfeeding. Why Does It Happen? The uterus is a muscle, and each pregnancy over-stretches the muscle. The nipple stimulation experienced while breastfeeding causes… 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