Breastfeeding Archive

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Ultimate Guide To Breastfeeding Your Child

As a new mom or veteran mom, you may find yourself looking for a guide to breastfeeding your child. While most moms know right away if they want to pursue breastfeeding, there are many who are on the fence and have questions. There are many more mothers who have struggled with breastfeeding

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5 Top Benefits of Breastfeeding New Moms Should Know

You know by know that we are huge advocates of the benefits of breastfeeding. While we would never shame another mother for not choosing to breastfeed, we do acknowledge its important role in a baby’s development. The benefits of breastfeeding listed below are just a few of the top things we considered

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10 Helpful Tips for New Breastfeeding Moms

The first few weeks after baby is born can be the toughest and rockiest part to developing your breastfeeding relationship with your baby.  I knew it’d be work, but didn’t realize just how overwhelming it could be! With each of my babies, it took about six weeks to establish our breastfeeding routine.

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Tips For Picking The Best Breast Pump

Any breastfeeding mom knows the importance of finding the best breast pump for those days when you need to pump between feedings.  A breast pump that doesn’t do the job can leave you frustrated, but also in pain.  Since each woman and her body and needs are different, what works for one

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How To Know When To Stop Breastfeeding

Every breastfeeding mom has a moment when she wonders when to stop breastfeeding.  Should you encourage baby to wean? Should you follow child-led weaning? When is a good time to stop? These are a few of the questions that may be running through your head. There are so many opinions out there on

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Tips For Handling Breastfeeding Pain

If you are experiencing breastfeeding pain, I understand how frustrating it can be. I remember how uncomfortable it was to nurse my first baby and considered whether or not we should continue. Breastfeeding pain is one of the reasons many moms decide to stop and switch to donor milk or formula. While sometimes

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7 Best Tips For Storing Breast Milk In The Freezer

When you begin breastfeeding your baby, you may or may not be thinking about storing breast milk for later.  If you are planning to return to work after maternity leave, you will want to begin building a freezer stash. Even if you are planning to remain at home and breastfeed on demand, there

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Tips For Full Figure Breastfeeding Moms

As a long time full figure breastfeeding mom, I have lots of experience on how to make it easier and more manageable.  Being a larger breasted mom doesn’t always mean you have plentiful milk, nor does it mean it will be easy to breastfeed.  These tips will make the transition to breastfeeding

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My Top 10 Breastfeeding Tips

Happy World Breastfeeding Week, mamas! This year’s theme is Support.  Support can come in many forms and places, including online.  I’ve shared breastfeeding adventures before along with tips and recommendations, but it’s been awhile and I haven’t said much since becoming a two time nursing mama. Top 10 Breastfeeding Tips Get measured

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How Still Nursing My Toddler Helped With Breastfeeding My Newborn

When I was pregnant with my daughter I never imagined that I would still be breastfeeding her at 2 years old.  Or beyond 2. Despite a few disapproving comments, most people don’t realize that I’m still nursing my toddler 1-2 times a day.  I thought she would wean during my pregnancy, but