• 8 tips to select the best nursing bra

    8 tips to select the best nursing bra

    Finding the right nursing bra is an important step in your nursing journey. Our friends at Belabumbum share their tips on how to select the best nursing bras.   A functional and comfortable nursing bra is one of the most essential items in a mom-to-be’s wardrobe. It’s a good idea to pick two nursing bras for daily wear -- so you’ll always...
  • Breastfeeding and environmental sustainability

    Breastfeeding and environmental sustainability

    Breastfeeding is zero waste. How much does Breastfeeding save a family approximately, compared to formula feeding? a) $2000 to $4,000 dollars annually b) $1,000 to $1,500 dollars annually c) $5000 to $6,000 dollars annually Scroll for answer! Answer: Approximately $2,000 to $4,000 annually
  • Are there foods you should avoid when nursing?

    Are there foods you should avoid when nursing?

    If baby gets gassy and fussy after nursing, and it may be related to your diet. When you are pregnant your body transmits the nutrients from your diet to your baby and your amniotic fluid takes on the flavors of the foods you eat. So many moms find they can avoid dietary issues when breastfeeding by eating a diet similar...
  • How much caffeine is safe when nursing?

    How much caffeine is safe when nursing?

    Some caffeine will go through to your breastmilk, but if you are drinking it in moderation, it should not have much of an effect on your baby. With that said, what is considered too much? According to KellyMom: "Watching your baby is the only way to get an individual answer to this question...The estimate we often hear is 'less than...
  • Alcohol and breastfeeding

    Alcohol and breastfeeding

    How much is safe to have? What is pumping and dumping? Our in house expert Molly Petersen, Certified Lactation Counselor, answers your questions!   What do I need to know about drinking and breastfeeding?  For most moms having an occasional drink while breastfeeding is okay, especially after you’ve gone nine months without a drink. It’s generally recommend to limit alcohol...
  • Introducing baby to your first child

    Introducing baby to your first child

    And baby makes 2. Before you juggle a toddler and a newborn at the same time, help prepare your eldest child for the new arrival. If you and your partner are mentally preparing for baby, don't forget your toddler. courtesy of KellyMom. Newborn 101: Talk about what a newborn is like and their behavior: appearance, nursing, sleep, needing to be...
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