Packing for the Hospital

October 15, 2014

It’s hard to put into words how exciting it is to welcome a new baby into the world. Some women compare the anticipation and big moment to meeting someone very important, like a famous person or the president! Your life is about to change forever, and you might be feeling overwhelmed by all the preparations… Read More

Getting Your Insurance-Covered Breastpump

October 8, 2014

Every insurance plan is different in what they cover and how they support breastfeeding moms. Although coverage of breastpumps is still relatively new to insurance companies, things are getting better every day as fewer plans are able to maintain their grandfathered status and more insurers are recognizing the benefits of breastfeeding and expanding their options…. Read More

How to Manage a Toddler While Breastfeeding

October 2, 2014

You know there’s no time as precious as the time you’re spending with your new baby, but sometimes, other demands (such as an active toddler) mean that you need to be two places at once. In a perfect world, every mom would get to snuggle and breastfeed her baby without interruption in those first weeks,… Read More

7 Moms on the Worst Breastfeeding Advice They Ever Received

June 20, 2014

It’s practically a rite of passage for new parents to be bombarded with advice – from thoughtful, to unsolicited, to well-meaning, to just plain bad. We asked our community to share the worst breastfeeding advice they’ve ever received and as we expected, the comments came pouring in. Let’s break down what makes some of these… Read More

Selecting a Bottle for Your Breastfed Baby

June 19, 2014

At some point, nearly every mom has to plan to be away from their baby for some period of time. Especially if you’re getting ready to return to work, you might be wondering how to select and introduce a bottle to continue breastmilk feeding. There are many options out there – as well as alternative… Read More