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 […]

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 […]