• 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...
  • Is breastfeeding painful?

    Is breastfeeding painful?

    There's some good news! Our resident Certified Lactation Counselor Molly Petersen gives you the facts. Overall, breastfeeding shouldn't be painful. But there are some conditions that can pop up that might cause some temporary discomfort. One of the most common is nipple soreness during the early days of breastfeeding. It’s important that your baby gets a good latch when they...
  • Hangry? The dish on breastfeeding and your appetite.

    Hangry? The dish on breastfeeding and your appetite.

    Anybody have any snacks?! Our resident Certified Lactation Counselor Molly Petersen gives you the facts. Yes, you will probably be extra hungry when you're breastfeeding—and that's OK! Every mom is different, but most of the moms I know definitely notice an increase in appetite when they are breastfeeding. Creating breast milk for your baby is a full-time job and can...
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