Colostrum, AKA Liquid Gold is the first milk produced and offers the ideal nutrition for newborn babies. A common concern of new moms is whether or not they are producing enough milk for their baby from the get-go, so let’s review some important factors that help clarify this.
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Community support directly impacts a woman’s breastfeeding experience. As an employer, it’s important to communicate with and understand breastfeeding mothers’ needs. In addition to strong communication, below are some tips that will help you create a warm and welcoming breastfeeding-friendly environment.
Donor breast milk is a current hot topic, especially as parents react to the formula shortage. In today’s blog, we break down the basics of donor breast milk and point you in the right direction if you are looking to donate or are in need.
If you breastfeed and supplement with formula, you may be looking into building your supply or if you chose not to breastfeed, and are able, you may be looking into relactating, which is the process of reestablishing adequate milk production if you have a reduced supply or have stopped breastfeeding altogether.
Fluctuating hormones, lack of sleep, new responsibilities, a complete change in life and daily schedule – if those aren’t reasons to justify mood swings, I don’t know what are! Putting the joy of a new baby aside, mood swings are common and expected during the 4th trimester. In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, we …
It is very common for a partner that is not carrying the baby to feel less emotionally attached during pregnancy, and to take a little more time to bond with the baby after birth, especially when the mother is breastfeeding. Knowing that this is normal, and being committed to showing up for your partner, will …
Aside from the physical factors that contribute to a woman’s breastfeeding outcome, community support is one that weighs heavily. March is all about celebrating womanhood and the perfect time to highlight, spread awareness and celebrate how much of an impact we can have on each other’s journey! Whether you are currently pregnant/breastfeeding or are interested …
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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.