Breastfeeding: Getting Started

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.

Breastfeeding - Baby
How Much Breast Milk Does Your Baby Drink?

In the early days and weeks of a baby’s life, parents often spend a lot of time ...
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6 Selfish (and Positive) Reasons to Breastfeed

I have been breastfeeding my fourth child for 8 months now; and this past month I ...
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5 Ways Your Partner Can Support You When You Breastfeed

Breastfeeding is a great way to ensure your little one starts off life with all the right ...
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So, You Want to Breastfeed? 15 Tips and Products to Try

You're having a baby. You are absolutely certain/pretty sure/kind of ...
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Is the Baby Hungry Again? All About Newborn Feeding Cues

The tricky part of feeding on demand is figuring out exactly how to tell when your baby ...
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5 Ways to Prepare for Pumping Before the Baby Arrives

The last few weeks of pregnancy are a flurry of activity. There's the folding of little ...
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