Why Does Breastfeeding Sometimes Cause Cramps?

February 4, 2015

For first-time moms, afterbirth cramping is usually mild. But in the days immediately after giving birth to your second (or third, or fourth) baby, you may experience more intense, menstrual-like cramps while breastfeeding. Why Does It Happen? The uterus is a muscle, and each pregnancy over-stretches the muscle. The nipple stimulation experienced while breastfeeding causes […]

Breastfeeding Resources Near You: Where to Turn

October 22, 2013

Getting the right support and guidance can mean the difference between struggle and success. A new study found that many moms abandon breastfeeding due to early difficulties, and you have to wonder how many would have continued if only they had the right resources and support. No matter how your breastfeeding journey unfolds, know that […]

Breastfeeding with the Guidance of a Lactation Consultant

February 19, 2013

Breastfeeding can be such a heart-warming experience for mom and baby. But, for most moms, it takes a little getting used to. By reaching out to a Lactation Consultant, you can learn the breastfeeding basics quickly, and have all the breastfeeding support and advice you need. In-Person Breastfeeding Education Don’t feel like you should know […]