Breastfeeding

All mothers want to do what is best for their children, and we know that breast is best. For some women, even though breastfeeding is natural and wonderful, it can also be complicated, frustrating, and painful, but it doesn't have to be. Maybe you feel overwhelmed, aren’t sure where to start, or need help figuring out how to continue breastfeeding once you return to work. Below, you will find articles from lactation consultants, doulas, and other experts, as well as articles from other mothers like you, to support you on this voyage.

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Lack of Breastmilk Sent My Newborn to the NICU

When I gave birth to my first son, like many new moms, I was very excited to begin the bonding process while breastfeeding him. So not long ...
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The Truth About Breastfeeding As Birth Control

The other day, one of my friends confided that in me that she thought she might be expecting.  “What? No way!” I exclaimed. ...
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Mom Confessions: Misconceptions I Had About Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is typically portrayed in the public in one of two ways: snuggly and cuddly moments that appear easy or discreet moments that ...
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Tips for Pumping During Air Travel Without Baby

Last weekend, I went on a three-day, cross-country trip for work. Typically, this would be no huge deal for me. Sure, I miss my kids when I ...
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Mastitis – What Is It, and What Should You Do?

Mastitis is a breast tissue infection that usually occurs in women who are breast-feeding. Mastitis causes breast pain, swelling, warmth, and ...
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Overactive and Underactive Let-Down

Breast milk let-down is a normal and necessary function in the process of lactation and breastfeeding. However, sometimes issues may arise that ...
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