Breastfeeding Pain: What to Expect + When to Seek Help

September 10, 2013

Aching, burning, bleeding, cracking, throbbing, peeling – all words you never want to use to describe your nipples or breasts! Unfortunately, many breastfeeding moms experience some sort of pain as they begin to nourish their baby. Although breastfeeding is one of the most natural things in the whole world, it isn’t always easy. Worst of… Read More

Budgeting for Baby: The Cost-Saving Benefits of Breastfeeding

September 3, 2013

Of course, there are many benefits of breastfeeding to consider for both mom and baby, but what about cost? We all know that starting a family means a significant financial commitment – in other words, babies are expensive. No matter what your budget is like, it’s important to plan ahead and prepare for the lifestyle… Read More

Preparing For Breastfeeding While Pregnant

September 19, 2012

When you’re pregnant, you eagerly await the birth of your little one and get used to a fair amount of uncertainty. But, we have good news. You don’t have to wait to prepare for breastfeeding. You can start preparing to breastfeed throughout your entire pregnancy. Follow these tips and you’ll feel more confident about breastfeeding… Read More

Managing Breastfeeding at Night

September 6, 2012

As a breastfeeding mom, it may seem like you’re breastfeeding all the time. Newborns need to eat frequently around the clock, and healthy full term babies should eat whenever they are hungry. As a new mom, you’ll want to prepare yourself for the first few months (when “around the clock” is taken quite literally) with… Read More

The Family’s Role in Breastfeeding: Keep The Connection

November 1, 2011

Although a baby spends lots of time with his or her nursing mother, your family’s role in breastfeeding can be instrumental to success. The suggestions below will not only help make your breastfeeding journey a success, but will also help your partner and family keep the connection with the little one. Family Support Your family’s… Read More