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

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The 411 on Hand Expressing Breastmilk

Hand expression is a useful skill for any nursing mother.  It can relieve breast fullness, stimulate milk production, and provide milk for your baby.  Getting Ready First wash your hands well. Find a clean collection container with a wide mouth, like a cup. Or, you can express your milk into a spoon and feed it… Continue reading The 411 on Hand Expressing Breastmilk