Many people envision the first week at home with their newborn as the happiest time in their lives, only to find that it is the most challenging time. Not only is this a transition to life with an infant, it is also a transition to a role change from individuals to parents. Other transitions include… Read More The Wonderful Days after Birth… Right?
What goes in must come out… Right? How do I know my baby is getting enough? This question comes up over and over again, especially in the first week when the signs of a satisfied baby or a good feeding are not yet known by parents nor recognized. At about day 3 after birth your… Read More What Goes In, Must Come Out
We have had a lot of great feedback lately and one of our near and dear working mommas asked us to write a blog about how to maintain supply when traveling. As we discussed in last week’s blog, breastfeeding in public can be difficult for many moms. When we talk about pumping in public we… Read More On the Road Again
So, we would like to start this blog off by telling you that in the US, the law explicitly protects mothers who breastfeed their babies in public. But we can’t, because the sad truth is that not all States have laws that exempt mothers from indecency or nudity violations while breastfeeding. Federal law protects mothers… Read More Breastfeeding In Public… just not where anybody could perhaps see you.
Are you a laid back kinda momma? Do you tend to stray from the mainstream? Then this position might be just for you. It’s called laid back nursing or biological nurturing and instead of a specific position, this nursing style can vary from mom to mom. A key component of this position is mom being… Read More August Position of the Month: Laid Back Nursing
Over the next 3 weeks we are going to have a bit of fun with our blog topics. This series is all about breastfeeding in public! But before we get down to the serious stuff (believe me this is a HOT topic!) we thought we would kick it off with a few of our favorite… Read More 5 Fave Celebrity Breastfeeding Moments of 2015
Before delivering my little bundle of joy I was confident and sure that I was going to breastfeed. Everything else with my pregnancy went so well, why would there be any problems with something so “natural”? When Fi didn’t pee or poop according to the numbers on our discharge paperwork, the numbers I was so… Read More Low-Milk Supply: A Case Study
On July 19th The Nurses walked to support the search for a cure for Ovarian Cancer. The Swedish Summer Walk/Run for Ovarian Cancer was an incredible event shared with friends and family. We walked in honor of Bre’s Mom, Lynn, who is fighting bravely against this terrible disease. With Bre’s mom, family and friends we… Read More The Nurses Walk to Support Ovarian Cancer Research and the Search for a Cure
The Struggle is Real: Part 2 … Low Milk Supply in The Later Days Last week the important topic of low milk supply was introduced. We wanted to emphasize something that we mentioned throughout last week’s blog; breastfeeding does not need to stop because of low milk supply! Even if you need to supplement with… Read More The Struggle is Real: Low Milk Supply in the Later Days
The Struggle is Real: Low Milk Supply It’s what all breastfeeding moms fear: low milk supply. Today’s blog post is the first in the series about Low Milk Supply. So what is low milk supply? Why does it happen, and what can moms do about it? Low milk supply is listed as one of the… Read More The Struggle is Real: Low Milk Supply