• How Stress Can Impact Milk Supply & How To Overcome Challenges

    How Stress Can Impact Milk Supply & How To Overcome Challenges

    While stress isn’t likely to affect your milk supply over the long term, it can have a temporary effect on the mechanisms that allow your body to deliver milk to your baby, and very high levels can impact baby.
  • Never Give Up: Breastfeeding Through Trials

    Never Give Up: Breastfeeding Through Trials

    BY: Monifa As I held her small, warm body close to my chest, I looked down at the tiny bones pronounced through wrinkly folds of skin. My heart ached. “What am I doing wrong?” Her frail face exposed cheek bones instead of being covered with full chubby cheeks. I felt discouraged. Weighing five pounds at birth, 24 days later she was four pounds, six...
  • 8 Ways Grandparents Can Support Breastfeeding

    8 Ways Grandparents Can Support Breastfeeding

    As you probably remember, being a new parent can be challenging, and your support will mean so much. New parents have a lot of choices these days, and the decision to breastfeed is becoming a more and more popular one. And with good reason. If the new mama has decided to breastfeed, your encouragement will mean the world to her. Consider these eight ways you...
  • 10 Ways Dads & Partners Can Support Breastfeeding

    10 Ways Dads & Partners Can Support Breastfeeding

    Research shows that a partner's support is one of the strongest predictors of exclusive breastfeeding duration. So if you have one, getting your partner on board with breastfeeding is a great first step toward success. We'll help you kick off the convo with 10 great tips that are meant to be shared.
  • 5 Ways To Support Your Breastfeeding Coworker

    5 Ways To Support Your Breastfeeding Coworker

    If you're returning to work, the whole pumping and breastfeeding thing might be new to your co-workers, too. Maybe they want to be supportive, but aren't sure how. Maybe they just don't get it. We've got 5 ways co-worker can support their breastfeeding colleagues.
  • How Breastfeeding Moms Can Strengthen Their Immunity

    How Breastfeeding Moms Can Strengthen Their Immunity

    We know from research that breastfeeding is the most powerful way to build your baby’s defenses against disease. It’s pretty amazing for mom’s health too.  Here are five ways to strengthen your immune system, and your baby's in return.
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