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

What to Know About Tongue-Tie

April 10, 2014

Tongue-tie is one hidden hindrance that can make breastfeeding difficult or even impossible for some moms and babies. When a baby has tongue-tie, their frenulum (the piece of skin that connects their tongue to the floor of their mouth) is too short and restricts the movement of their tongue. This can lead to breastfeeding issues… Read More

Signs of Mammary Hypoplasia + What to do if You’re Diagnosed

April 4, 2014

You’ve probably heard about how breastfeeding is normal and natural – and it is, in most cases. Most women are capable of making enough milk for their babies to be healthy and happy, but some women are simply physically unable to produce milk despite their best efforts. Mammary hypoplasia, also known as insufficient glandular tissue… Read More