• The Language of Breastfeeding Glossary

    The Language of Breastfeeding Glossary

    As you learn more about breastfeeding, you may come across some unfamiliar terms. Here is a handy list of definitions for terms often found in breastfeeding support materials.
  • Breastfeeding and Bonding with Baby

    Breastfeeding and Bonding with Baby

    Are you looking forward to the experience of breastfeeding? It not only provides nutrition to the baby, but comfort and nurturing as well. It is also a time for you and baby to grow close to one another.
  • 7 Things You Need To Know About Pumping Now

    7 Things You Need To Know About Pumping Now

    <p>So you want to get a breast pump (or perhaps you’re already the proud owner of one). Congrats! Here are a few things to know before you flip the switch.   1. Check your insurance coverage It’s a good idea to contact your insurance company before baby arrives to understand your benefits and get your pump before you need...</p>
  • 6 self care tips when breastfeeding

    6 self care tips when breastfeeding

    It's important to take care of yourself Mama! Our friends at Belabumbum share their top self care tips. Any new mom will agree, breastfeeding can be one of the most challenging and rewarding parts of early motherhood. There’s nothing quite like it and you can only do so much to prepare before hand. It also comes with loads of stress...
  • Do babies need water?

    Do babies need water?

    Trivia time! Even in warmer climates, breastfed infants under 6 months do not need additional liquids such as water or juice. Your breastmilk is made up of 88% of water and is all they need to stay hydrated. After 6 months, you might want to give baby "a few sips of expressed milk or water with his solids – some...
  • Let's talk about sex and breastfeeding

    Let's talk about sex and breastfeeding

    Sex after giving birth is a tricky topic! Our resident Certified Lactation Counselor Molly Petersen gives you the facts. The most important things to remember are to consult your doctor about when the right time is and make sure you have an open, honest conversation with your partner about it, because once you get the all-clear from your doctor, it’s really...
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