Breastfeeding + Preparing for a Babysitter or Daycare

February 5, 2014

Whether you’re planning on returning to work and need to prepare for having your little one at daycare, or just need a sitter for the night, it’s important to have a plan in place for feeding baby when you’re not there. Unfortunately, not all childcare providers are up to speed on proper techniques for storing, […]

Pumping at Work: What Employers Can Do to Help Breastfeeding Moms

January 29, 2014

We still hear too often of moms having to fight for their right to use a breastpump at work. Fortunately, there are many laws in place that protect breastfeeding moms at their place of work, but it’s important to educate yourself and talk directly with your employer to set yourself up for success. You may […]

6 Things to Remember in 2014

January 7, 2014

Whether you received the life-changing news that you’re expecting, welcomed a little one into the world, or celebrated reaching a breastfeeding or pumping goal – or all the above – you should look back on 2013 with pride and a strong sense of accomplishment. As we head into 2014, remember: There’s no way to be […]

Tips for When Baby Bites at the Breast

January 2, 2014

Most babies begin to show signs of teething sometime between 3 and 7 months, and symptoms range from drooling to fussiness. But even before that first tooth pops up, your little one may start to bite you while feeding at the breast – which can be painful, frustrating, and may even cause you to question […]

Rights of Breastfeeding Moms in the Workplace

December 19, 2013

It wasn’t very long ago that women had to choose between a career and being a mom. Today, over 65% of moms in the US work either full or part-time, while 40% of mothers are also the primary source of income for their family. Maternity leave in the US still pales in comparison to other […]