Pumping and Storing

While it would be great if it were always convenient to breastfeed baby directly, sometimes that’s just not the case! Life can be hectic, and it can be hard to plan out, pump, and store for baby feeding. When it comes time to pump and store breastmilk, there are…

Why Breastfeed- Understanding the Benefits of Breastfeeding

Everyone knows that breastfeeding is SO beneficial for babies. This article from ProMom lists 101 reasons (with sources!) breastfeeding is a great idea, starting with the fact breastfeeding is recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Number four on the list…

How to Breastfeed

While breastfeeding is one of the most natural acts in the world, that doesn’t mean it comes naturally to all moms and babies. It’s a bit of an art form- a skill that both mom and baby have to work together to develop.Thankfully, there are plenty of step-by-step…

Challenges of Breastfeeding

Most moms will tell you breastfeeding is both the most rewarding and the hardest thing they do. Know that you’re not alone, because even with the best intentions, sometimes things don’t go as planned. Never fear! Here’s a great guide from Today’s Parent on 15 of…

Breastfeeding in Public

Breastfeeding in Public Breasts are celebrated on magazine covers, in advertisements, and all over beaches. Ironically, however, they’re not always so readily embraced by the public when they’re serving their functional purpose of baby-feeding. Not quite sure about…

Weaning

A baby is considered “weaned” when he or she has fully transitioned from breastfeeding to receiving all nutrients elsewhere. All good things must come to an end, but when’s the right time to wean? Turns out, it’s different for everyone. Here’s a FAQ from Baby Center:…

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