The day has come. It’s time to meet your little one. The first 48 hours are packed with emotions, information and most likely exhaustion from giving birth and the around the clock care your little human requires. You have so many questions and concerns about things you didn’t even think to ask. Let’s walk you through this.
The Spilled Milk
Articles to support moms through their breastfeeding journey.
Pumping is serious business, and breastfeeding moms often wonder, “How can we make this more bearable or more efficient?” A quick search will lead you to find instructions on hands on pumping to increase your milk production and/or cut down on the tedious job of pumping. But, what exactly is hands on pumping and why
The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) can be an overwhelming place. It’s the one place you hope and pray you never get to see. Its unfamiliar sounds and lights can be stressful to families. Here are some tips to help make the NICU a warm place to provide milk for your baby.
Imalac is so grateful to the breastfeeding moms who participated in our clinical trial, eager to help more moms reach their lactation goals. During the clinical trial, these moms pumped with and without the Nurture Massager, collecting samples of their milk at multiple times during the day, recording results, and safely freezing it, so that
Moms from all over the world get breastfeeding advice that derives from old-wives’ tales or misinformation, but in fact your breasts don’t need preparation! Your body is doing the work for you already.
Recently, The New York Times reported that “Multiple studies show that there are antibodies in a vaccinated mother’s milk. This has led some women to try to restart breastfeeding and others to share milk with friends’ children.”
As more and more adults get vaccinated and sigh a breath of relief, there is still the concern of children catching Covid-19. Mamas just can’t catch a break!
Or can they?
· A first-time mom planning to breastfeed?
· Preparing for another and had previous negative experiences breastfeeding your baby?
· Exclusively pumping?
· A NICU mom struggling with milk output?
Whatever your situation may be, massaging your breasts is a BIG deal for all moms and babies.
Yay, baby is here (or babies)! First, let’s explore the importance of massage immediately after delivery.
I MAKE MILK
What's your superpower?
You know you are a breastfeeding mom when you choose what to wear based on how easily accessible your breasts will be.
Nothing makes a mom feel more refreshed than finally getting a full three and a half hours of sleep.