Breastfeeding

Are You Ready to Wean?

Mothers can nurse their babies for as long as both they and their children wish to continue. Children will wean all by themselves when they are developmentally ready to do so. Your milk continues to provide both food and health benefits even after your baby has begun to eat other foods. In fact, it continues… Continue reading Are You Ready to Wean?

Breastfeeding

12 Amazon Prime Day Deals for the Breastfeeding Mama

Amazon Prime Day 2019 is here, and I've got all the best breastfeeding deals rounded up just for you! I have been hawk watching Amazon for the past week or so, and making note of the top deals for the breastfeeding mom - trust mePrime Day is chock full of price reductions and not all… Continue reading 12 Amazon Prime Day Deals for the Breastfeeding Mama

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My Baby Wont Latch! A Guide to Suck Training

Watch this video for detailed instruction on a proper latch and ensuring proper milk transfer As natural as breastfeeding is, some babies, for various reasons, do not have the ability to latch onto the breast correctly. In order for a baby to breastfeed, the tongue must be positioned properly in the mouth. The baby needs… Continue reading My Baby Wont Latch! A Guide to Suck Training

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Engorgement 101 : Preventative Measures and Treatment Tips

Engorgement is normal, and lasts for various periods of time depending on the individual woman. Some women experience only a day or so of mild, easy-to-manage engorgement. For other women, engorgement may be more intense, and can last from several days to two weeks. Some women (like myself) seem to bring in a larger early… Continue reading Engorgement 101 : Preventative Measures and Treatment Tips