• Getting Ready to Go Back to Work: A Guide for Moms-to-Be

    Getting Ready to Go Back to Work: A Guide for Moms-to-Be

    If you are working as a pregnant mom-to-be, one of the many decisions you will need to make is whether you will go back to work after baby arrives.
  • Pumping & Flying with Breastmilk

    Pumping & Flying with Breastmilk

    Traveling with baby can be stressful for any mom, but traveling without baby comes with its own collection of concerns for breastfeeding moms.
  • Weaning and changes in mood

    Weaning and changes in mood

    When you and baby are ready, it's good to know that you may experience a shift in mood.  It's common to feel sad or mildly depressed after weaning while others experience anxiety and mood swing, according to KellyMom. What causes these feelings? Breastfeeding stimulates the creation of hormones like oxytocin which is often referred to as "the love hormone."* Declines...
  • Nipple Confusion

    Nipple Confusion

    “Nipple confusion” is one of those terms that health professionals and experienced moms throw around in intimidating fashion. But what is it exactly, why is it bad, and how can it be avoided? Nipple confusion is better defined as nipple preference, and it happens when a baby learns to prefer bottle feeding to breastfeeding. This can happen when baby has...
  • What is a milk blister?

    What is a milk blister?

    Have you had a blister before? Maybe a pair of new heels rubbed the wrong way or you logged too many miles on the treadmill?  That small, painful pocket of fluid under the skin is a blister.  Now take that image and erase it from your mind so we can introduce you to a whole new breed in the blister...
  • Back To Work Checklist

    Back To Work Checklist

    You’re moving into a new role as “Working Breastfeeding Mother.” This handy checklist will help to make the transition as smooth as possible. Immediately Congratulate yourself for providing your baby with the benefits of breastmilk. At Least Two Weeks Before Returning You’ve got a friend. Either in person or on breastfeeding message boards, connect with working breastfeeding moms to learn what...
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