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Flying with Your Pumping Supplies

So what exactly is the deal with TSA and pumping and breastfeeding moms? Looks like the post 9/11 rule, the 3-1- 1 rule, that all passengers are allowed 3.4-ounce bottles of liquids in a 1-quart size, clear plastic bag - doesn't apply to breast milk. Yes! One less thing to worry about as I carry my infant through a super crowded and never long enough, Atlanta connection. Although it’s permitted, here are a few things to remember to make getting through TSA easier.

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Helping New Moms Understand Why You Should Donate Breast Milk

Donating breast milk. Three words that have been forever stamped into my being and have changed my life. To this day I have donated over 17,000 ounces of my excess breast milk to over 30 different mamas in several different states. However, most first-time moms don’t know about this side of motherhood – I sure didn’t!

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Travel Tips for Nursing Mamas

Traveling with a baby can be an adventure all on its own. You want to make sure that you have everything needed for every possible outcome (and with a baby, the possibilities are endless) without packing your entire house. So here are some tips and tricks to make your travels a little easier for you and your little one.

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Tips to Deal with Nipple Confusion

Nipple confusion can be a frustrating part of breastfeeding for new moms nursing their little ones. Moms that want to still have the bonding time, but don’t have always the ability to be there for every feeding, and then they can sometimes find it difficult for their baby to want to latch after introducing bottles.

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Getting through the First 3 Days of Breastfeeding

While the first few days after giving birth are no doubt special, the physical pain you endure during labor can take quite the toll on a new mom…and that is just the physical pain. Your hormones are also going crazy, which can put you on an emotional rollercoaster like you’ve never been on before.

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The Small Reason You Aren't Pumping As Much Milk

As new moms, there are so many things that cause us stress. Is my baby getting enough sleep? Am I holding him too much? Did the new mom in that Facebook group really just tell me to stop spoiling my baby? While I can’t offer you too much help on what to say to nosey moms who think they know everything, I can offer you a little insight as to why your milk production might be slowing down.

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5 Must-Have Lansinoh Accessories for New Moms

New mom Alli just began her own breastfeeding journey with her daughter Harper. Follow her story for helpful tips, awesome product reviews and a look into the life of a new mama — coming to the Aeroflow Breastpumps blog each week!

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Support Breastfeeding: Donate to a Milk Bank

There are many reasons that mommies choose to breastfeed. Breastfeeding is linked to a lower risk of SIDS and less chance of developing diseases such as diabetes and Crohn’s disease. Babies who are breastfed are also known to have fewer ear infections and are less inclined to face childhood obesity. The pros of breastfeeding are truly endless, and it’s no wonder so many moms around the world choose to breastfeed.

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