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,… Read More

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… Read More

Flying and Traveling While Breastfeeding

December 11, 2013

With a little extra planning, traveling while breastfeeding or pumping is totally possible – but it’s not always easy. Fortunately, companies are starting to take note of this reality and are providing nursing moms with increased support and accommodations. For example, Burlington International Airport in Vermont recently introduced a “Lactation Station” pod designed to give… Read More

Tips for Using a Breastpump On the Go

December 6, 2013

Feeding at the breast isn’t always possible for nursing moms. Whether you pump exclusively, pump at work, or need to be separated from your baby for any number of reasons, pumping your milk away from home can be frustrating – but it doesn’t have to be. You absolutely can get the hang of it, and… Read More