When I held my first born to nurse her for the very first time I was so nervous. I was determined to make it work and I had read a lot about breastfeeding, but she looked so tiny and fragile and honestly, neither she or I knew what we were doing. Thankfully the lactation consultant helped me latch her and that's how our breastfeeding … [Read more...] about 10 Breastfeeding Products Every Mom Needs to Know About
That moment when you finally get to meet your baby in person is so magical! This tiny human being grew inside of you for 9 months and now you're holding him (or her). Life doesn't get any better than this! Then your breastfeeding journey begins... In my experience, the first 2 months are the hardest one, between engorgement and a … [Read more...] about Giveaway: Win a Motif Duo Breast Pump
When you begin your breastfeeding journey you feel like your constantly nursing your baby 24/7. You get a few breaks during the day but they're mostly for eating, getting dressed, taking a shower if you're lucky, using the bathroom or, maybe, running an errand. Eventually as the baby gets older and they can drink more milk in one … [Read more...] about Why is my baby nursing all night?
I've been breastfeeding for 3.5 years non-stop, I've nursed one baby, I've nursed a toddler, I've nursed during pregnancy, I've nursed a baby and a toddler, I've nursed two kids at once, I've nurse at home and I've nursed in public. During this time I've become pretty passionate about nursing. If you would have told me that I was … [Read more...] about What I’ve learned from nursing 2 kids for 3+ years
I have heard many times that the more water you drink, the more breastmilk you make. This is not necessarily true. Although drinking enough water is important for your milk supply, drinking more than your body needs is not going to make you produce more milk. So, how do you know how much water your body needs? The answer to this … [Read more...] about Breastfeeding: How much water should I drink?
Breastfeeding can be challenging, especially during the first weeks of your baby's life and even more so if this is your first time doing it. Most moms spend hours researching proper nursing positions and worrying if their baby is getting enough milk but unfortunately many of them have to worry about nursing in public too. Everyone has … [Read more...] about 8 tips to nurse in public without fear