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Blogs written to support all Mamas as they set their breastfeeding and pumping goals. Expert tips, tricks and personal experiences from Mamas and professionals helping each other get through this thing we call motherhood.

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Meet Laura - How She Pumps for Twins!

Meet Laura - How She Pumps for Twins!

There will be nights when you’re exhausted and you don’t think you can possibly drag your body over to feed them, do it anyways. There will be days where you’re ill and don’t want to even stand up, do it anyways. Please, in that moment remember how strong you are.Read More
Meet Laura - Breastfeeding Mama of Twins!

Meet Laura - Breastfeeding Mama of Twins!

"As soon as the boys were born, the hospital staff got me pumping every three hours. It was very frustrating at first. With colostrum, very little liquid actually comes out. I would painstakingly scrape every drop I could into the small bottle...After the first day or so, I was able to breastfeed the boys. I was definitely still very uncertain about how to even begin the process with two babies. In this way, our NICU visit ended up being a blessing. The staff didn’t hesitate in getting me started." - LauraRead More
6 Tips For Introducing Baby to Your Four Legged Companion

6 Tips For Introducing Baby to Your Four Legged Companion

You’ve seen the videos on the news or social media of a toddler lying all over his/her family dog. It is so cute that you almost can’t even take it. The child is pulling on the dog’s ear and giggling with pure joy and the dog just sits there smiling, if you will. Is this an automatic bond? Maybe for some dogs, but there are also steps that we can do to make the transition easier. Remember, the life change isn’t just for you; it’s definitely for your pet as well who is no longer your only “baby” in the home.Read More
Baby Cafè - A Resources For All Moms

Baby Cafè - A Resources For All Moms

The organization, Baby Café USA is a non-profit organization with FREE resources for pregnant and breastfeeding mothersRead More
Introducing the Medela Sonata

Introducing the Medela Sonata

When you’re expecting, you’re not just expecting a little one, you’re expecting your whole world to change. If there’s anything that can make your life easier, you go for it, right? I know I do! As a first-time mom, I know that I want my breastfeeding journey to go as smoothly as possible so that once my daughter arrives I can focus on learning about her and caring for her.Read More
What To Eat For Optimal Breastfeeding

What To Eat For Optimal Breastfeeding

As new mamas, we have a lot to think about and one area that can easily consume our thoughts is feeding our little ones. It can be easy to focus solely on what our baby needs and forget that what we need to feed ourselves. It is important to remember that we eat will directly impact how and what we are able to feed our baby.Read More
Lactation Support Directory

Lactation Support Directory

Ever wonder if you’re making enough milk? Do you need help with proper latching? For these and many other breastfeeding questions, a Lactation Consultant or Support Group can be an invaluable resource.Read More
Lactation Recipes

Lactation Recipes

Looking for an easy way to increase lactation? Look no further than these easy, delicious recipes that incorporate Milkful Lactation Bars! into smoothies, muffins and more.Read More
16 Breastfeeding Superfoods

16 Breastfeeding Superfoods

A new baby can mean less time to spend on you. Between changing diapers and breastfeeding the little one, it is easy to forget to feed yourself. Remember taking care of yourself is most important so that you’re energized and ready to take on the tasks that life throws at you with a new baby at home.Read More
Omega-3 Benefits During Pregnancy

Omega-3 Benefits During Pregnancy

Omega-3 benefits have proven to have a significant effect on your overall health, including the health and development of your baby! These fatty acids play a vital role in the growth and development of your baby’s brain, nervous, and visual systems. Since the human body cannot naturally make these nutrients we must make sure we consume them from other sources.Read More
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