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Pumping Breast Milk 101: Your Guide to Pumping & Storing
As you decide on what your breastfeeding journey looks like, it’s never too early to start planning for pumping. It may seem small, but your pump could extend your breast milk supply and your ability to have your partner do some feedings. Freedom!
What is in Pink Stork Clogged Duct Tea?
Clogged ducts are just about the worst. They always come up when you’re feeling good about breastfeeding or just when you’re hitting a groove. Are you duct-ing kidding me?
6 Breastfeeding Secrets Every New Mom Should Know
It may sound obvious, but many mothers, like you, will find themselves in uncomfortable nursing positions because they’re scared the baby won’t re-latch. You’ll be in this position for a while – you should at least make it comfortable.
Breastfeeding Plan For Working Moms: Pumping at the Office
Since the benefits of exclusively breastfeeding are so high – building a proper regimen starts with planning and understanding your rights at work. Advocate for yourself, work, and look for your employer to create a nonjudgmental support system around you.
Six Common Breastfeeding Worries for New Moms
For a mother, breastfeeding can certainly be intimating. With the right attitude and knowledge, breastfeeding is a great way to provide a healthy foundation for your child to grow.
Getting a Proper Breastfeeding Latch: What to do
One approach is allowing your baby to search the breast and take some pressure off you. This approach is called biological nurturing and allows your baby to lead with their instincts to suck.
Breastfeeding Positions for Mom and Baby
Are you finding that your baby's breastfeeding positioning isn’t working? Not all breastfeeding positions are created equal! Finding the right one that works for you and the milk tyrant could be just exploring new ones.
Breastfeeding: Why Babies Bite and How to Stop it
You may be one of the lucky few moms who hasn’t experienced “the bite.” Maybe you occasionally get a nipple bite – but through adjusting the baby's positioning, you have relief again. For the rest of us – welcome to...
What is Cluster Feeding and How Long Will it Last?
The growing business can be tough for little ones. Your baby, at any given point, may seem insatiable while you’re nursing. You may be at wits end with your little bundle of joy. Welcome to the wonderful stage of cluster...
Postpartum Sitz Bath: What You Need to Know
What are Postpartum Sitz Flakes?  Postpartum Sitz Flakes are formulated with 100% Dead Sea Salt and Magnesium. It is made with none of the bad stuff- no parabens, artificial ingredients, & petroleum. All you have to do is add ½...
Benefits of Folate: Fertility, Pregnancy, and Postpartum
What is Folate? Folate is a critical component for the body but what is it exactly? Folate is a B Vitamin (Vitamin B9) that your body needs to make DNA and other genetic material. Folate is needed to form healthy...
Gut Health for Fertility, Pregnancy, Postpartum, and Nursing
A healthy gut directly improves the quality of life. So let’s target the gut and discuss exactly what it is. It’s your whole Gastrointestinal Tract (GI Tract) that covers the majority of your digestive system. The gut can impact your...
Finding a Lactation Consultant
Nursing is beautiful, incredible, and so, so … hard! From just learning how to do it to navigating social norms around it, you’ll probably experience plenty of frustrations on your nursing journey. While breastfeeding may be natural, it sure is...
How to Make Affirmations Work for You
Affirmations are positive statements about yourself that you repeat in your order to change your thought patterns and achieve your goals. They’re kind of like mental push-ups that train your brain to think in more positive ways, which will, in turn,...
Mastitis: What It Is + What to Do About It
If breastfeeding weren’t difficult enough, 1-3% of breastfeeding women will experience an infection called mastitis. Mastitis is inflammation in your breast tissue, but it can hit you like the flu. If your breasts are swollen, warm, red, and painful, you...
4 Things to Remember When Traveling With a Baby
This is a guest post from writer Ophelia Richards. After staying home for more than a year, many parents are planning to venture out with their kids. A survey by Amex Trendex revealed that 52% of adults with children are traveling together...
Holiday Travel, Postpartum Recovery, + Nursing
The holidays (and the traveling that often comes with it) were stressful enough when it was just you, but now you have a whole new person to care for!  Take a breath, mom. You’ve got this. If you’re newly postpartum, take...
Holiday Stress + Nursing
The holidays are here, and they can be stressful for you and your baby, especially if you're nursing. You may be dealing with: Your baby sleeping less at night due to a change in your routine. Loved ones wanting to...
Galactagogue Tips to Maximize Your Breast Supply
What is Galactagogue? “Galactagogue” is a fancy name for anything that naturally supports your breast milk supply. Galactagogues include things you can do, foods, and herbs. You can increase your supply naturally by breastfeeding and pumping more frequently (like every...
Everything About Breastfeeding and Latching
Breastfeeding is a beautiful way to nourish and connect with your baby. Yet, even though it’s the most natural way to feed your baby, it can take practice! How do I know if my baby is hungry? If your baby...
Finding the Right Type of Breastfeeding Techniques
Understanding Breastfeeding There’s an art to breastfeeding, and just like each painter uses unique materials and techniques, each mother needs to find a breastfeeding style that works for her and her baby. Here are several positions to try; remember, the...