breastfeeding

breastfeeding-mom

Working moms CAN breastfeed

In the US, many mothers only get to enjoy 6-8 weeks of maternity leave before having to return to work.  This should not discourage mothers from breastfeeding! There are many ways you can still continue to nurse your baby even after you return to [...]

08-02-2012

Easy Ways to Become a Breastfeeding Activist

When I first became pregnant, I was filled with joy like any other new mother. My thoughts were filled with all of the wonderful possibilities new motherhood would bring to my life. The last thought to ever enter my mind was that some of the choices [...]

baby-commit

Committing to breastfeeding

A recent study showed that 85% of mothers want to exclusively breastfeed for at least 3 months, just 32% make it to that actual goal. This got me thinking...why? Why are so many women failing to reach their goal of nursing baby? I feel like it's [...]

sweet-baby

5 things a breastfeeding mama needs

Here are a few items a breastfeeding mother may find makes her life easier. 1. A nursing pillow. There are many kinds available these days ranging from $20-50. There is even one now that vibrates (the Mombo) I have personally used the Boppy & [...]

Purple boobies

Breastfeeding through thrush

Our breastfeeding journeys can be rough. Around a month ago I noticed some white spots on my 9 month old’s tongue. I suspected thrush, so I made a call to her pediatrician’s office. The nurse I spoke with suggested it was just milk residue. The [...]