Breastfeeding Support

  1. Fenugreek and milk supply

    Fenugreek and milk supply What is it and does it work?   What is Fenugreek? Fenugreek is a herb often associated with helping to increase milk supply when breastfeeding. Before you go out and buy some, it's important to know the facts!*   Does it really increase milk supply like moms claim on social media? According to KellyMom, the few studies that have been... Read more...
  2. How often should you pump when you're breastfeeding?

    How often should you pump when you're breastfeeding? Our resident Certified Lactation Consultant answers! It really depends on what your goal is and how much milk you're already producing according to Molly Petersen, our certified lactation consultant (CLC). "If mom is heading back to work or other commitments after giving birth, then she will need to pump to maintain her supply and provide expressed breastmilk for her baby... Read more...
  3. Introducing baby to your first child

    Introducing baby to your first child And baby makes 2. Before you juggle a toddler and a newborn at the same time, help prepare your eldest child for the new arrival. If you and your partner are mentally preparing for baby, don't forget your toddler. courtesy of KellyMom. Newborn 101: Talk about what a newborn is like and their behavior: appearance, nursing, sleep, needing to be... Read more...
  4. Introducing Caregivers to Your – and Baby's – Routine

    Introducing Caregivers to Your – and Baby's – Routine Returning to work comes with a mix of emotions for most new moms. While you may feel excited to get back to a routine and reconnect with your work colleagues, you may also feel guilty about that excitement. Others dread leaving their baby and worry that their daycare or caregiver won’t be able to care for their baby the way... Read more...
  5. What is a milk blister?

    What is a milk blister? Have you had a blister before? Maybe a pair of new heels rubbed the wrong way or you logged too many miles on the treadmill?  That small, painful pocket of fluid under the skin is a blister.  Now take that image and erase it from your mind so we can introduce you to a whole new breed in the blister... Read more...
  6. Nipple Confusion

    Nipple Confusion “Nipple confusion” is one of those terms that health professionals and experienced moms throw around in intimidating fashion. But what is it exactly, why is it bad, and how can it be avoided? Nipple confusion is better defined as nipple preference, and it happens when a baby learns to prefer bottle feeding to breastfeeding. This can happen when baby has... Read more...
  7. Breastfeeding Twins and Pumping

    Breastfeeding Twins and Pumping One of the biggest concerns when it comes to breastfeeding twins is "will I produce enough breastmilk for both babies?" For some moms this is a reason that it is recommended to pump after breastfeeding your twins. Read more...
  8. Why Breastfeed? Let Us Count the Reasons

    Why Breastfeed? Let Us Count the Reasons Breastmilk is a perfect food, but there are many other reasons – for baby and mom – to breastfeed. Here are some great motivators. It’s an accepted fact that breastmilk is best for babies, offering health benefits for mom and baby that cannot be replicated synthetically.  But we understand that what’s best isn’t always what’s easiest, so we’re here to... Read more...
  9. Waiting Six Months to Introduce Solids

    Waiting Six Months to Introduce Solids Friends, family, doctors – even strangers! – quickly become experts on how you should be raise your children when you have a baby. Everyone has personal anecdotes on feeding babies – from adding formula or rice cereal to breastmilk, to when you should introduce solids. It’s important to remember that everyone’s opinions are just that: opinions. You are the expert... Read more...
  10. What to Expect as a Breastfeeding Mom

    What to Expect as a Breastfeeding Mom Every breastfeeding mom's experience is unique. Yet, many women have similar questions and common concerns. Here is some practical guidance. Read more...
  11. 8 Benefits for Breastfeeding Moms

    8 Benefits for Breastfeeding Moms Breastfeeding isn't just best for baby. There are significant medical, emotional and financial benefits for nursing moms. In fact! Breastfeeding… Decreases breast cancer risk and may decrease the risk of ovarian and uterine cancer. Reduces the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. Lessens the severity and sometimes can alleviate the risk of postpartum depression. Breastfeeding triggers the release of oxytocin... Read more...
  12. Got (Leaking) Milk?

    Got (Leaking) Milk? If your breasts are leaking, you are not alone! Leaking breasts are one of the very many under-discussed topics of motherhood but it is completely normal.  It is a sign your body is making milk and while it often happens shortly after you deliver, it can continue to happen throughout your breastfeeding journey. Guess what? Some moms don't leak and... Read more...

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