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

Co-Nursing: How Two Moms Can Breastfeed Baby

March 18, 2014

Did you know that a woman doesn’t need to give birth to a baby to be able to breastfeed? Many moms who adopt or are in a same-sex relationship where they are a non-gestational parent can successfully induce lactation, which provides them with just another beautiful way to bond with their baby and enjoy the… Read More

Are Breastpumps + Breastfeeding Supplies Tax Deductible?

March 14, 2014

You may have already discovered that adding to your family means adding extra steps to preparing and filing your taxes (which also adds extra dollars to your refund check!). If your insurance provider doesn’t cover all of your breastfeeding supplies and you had to pay out-of-pocket for a pump or other accessories this year, you… Read More

Getting Creative With Breastmilk: What to do With a Surplus

March 5, 2014

Not all moms are fortunate enough to be able to build a surplus of breastmilk when pumping for their little one, but if you find yourself with an overflowing freezer or are just looking for different ways to utilize your stash, here are some ideas for how to put that liquid gold to good use:… Read More

Weaning + You: Managing the End of Your Breastfeeding Journey

February 25, 2014

Just like every mom and every baby is different, every breastfeeding journey is different – and each journey begins and ends under unique circumstances. No matter what factors have gone into your decision to wean, know that it can be a very emotional time – you may feel relieved, sentimental, sad, or a combination of… Read More