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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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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
New Years Resolutions for New Moms

New Years Resolutions for New Moms

As moms and moms-to-be we should think of our New Year’s resolutions more like a triathlon! These events involve prior planning, training and a focus on diet and exercise for stamina. Forming good and healthy habits during pregnancy allows us to deal with the stress of birth and baby in a healthier way.Read More
Breast Pump Flange Size Chart

Breast Pump Flange Size Chart

Choosing correctly fitting flanges, also known as breast shields, is an imperative step when you first begin to use your breast pump. Breast pump flanges fit directly over your nipple to form a seal around the areola, which creates a vacuum that gently draws your nipple into the tunnel for milk extraction.Read More
Dining Out With Your Newborn

Dining Out With Your Newborn

There are SO MANY rules to keep track of when worrying about what to do with a newborn. When to take them out of the house shouldn’t be one of them. Just think, once you get home from the hospital, you usually have to take baby to the pediatrician within a week. What is so different about dining out with baby? Some things to keep in mind are regarding mom and baby’s comfort and the safety of baby.Read More
Oxytocin and Breastfeeding

Oxytocin and Breastfeeding

You’ve probably heard of Oxytocin as “the love hormone” -- but did you know that this little hormone is how you produce milk when you breastfeed? That’s right! Believe it or not, the same hormone that makes you feel the love tonight is also the one that helps you feed your baby, bond with loved ones and can even lower your blood pressure.Read More
Travel Tips for Your First Trip with Baby

Travel Tips for Your First Trip with Baby

For parents with a newborn, traveling during the holidays (or really anytime) can get frustrating or confusing when it comes to knowing what to bring to cater to your infant's needs. While it might be a bit more challenging to travel with your new baby, especially if you are using a breast pump regularly, there are lots of great tricks to help make things run smoothly.Read More
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