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

Postpartum Self-Image: Loving Your New Body

April 30, 2014

Few things compare to the monumental changes your body goes through during pregnancy and childbirth. Sometimes, even more challenging than physical changes, are emotional ones. It can be difficult to accept and embrace your new body, especially if you aren’t comfortable or familiar with what you see in the mirror. Know that you’re not alone…. Read More

Happy Earth Week! How Breastfeeding Benefits the Planet

April 25, 2014

You already know that breastfeeding provides many benefits to your baby (and to you and your family, too!). But one often-overlooked benefit is breastfeeding’s impact – or lack thereof – on the environment. It’s no mystery as to why breastfeeding is the most natural and ecological way to feed your baby. There are no preservatives… Read More

11 Moms Reveal the Best Breastfeeding Advice They Ever Received

April 16, 2014

No one knows breastfeeding better than moms who’ve been there – through sore nipples, fussy infants, self-doubt, and long nights. See what these 11 moms had to say about their breastfeeding experiences as they share the best advice they’ve ever received.   “If your baby is happy, full, and gaining weight…they’re getting enough! Don’t let… Read More