Many new moms often wonder if they can safely enjoy a glass of wine or a beer while still breastfeeding responsibly. There are some important rules and guidelines to remember about drinking alcohol safely while you are breastfeeding. Keep reading to learn more!
Want more info on how you can support and nourish your own body while breastfeeding and how your diet may affect your milk? Keep reading.
Whether you are storing breast milk at room temperature, refrigerated, or frozen, it has a limited lifespan and should be used before losing nutrients or turning sour.
In order for breast milk to provide the most nourishment possible for healthy growth and development, it needs to be used within a certain timeframe. That period can vary greatly depending on your method of storage!
Your body is providing your baby with the unique milk they require for their best development. It’s reassuring, right? Until a surprise like strawberry-colored milk or green and blue tinges appear during a pumping session. Learn more about your breast milk color in this blog.
Did you know that there are many benefits for employers who support their breastfeeding mothers? This article will discuss your rights to pumping at work and breastfeeding in public, sharing advice for both.
In this comprehensive guide, we will explore what cluster feeding is, why your baby does it, how to manage it, and much more.
The supply and demand process of breast milk production will usually lead to the right amount of milk for your growing baby. Baby asks to eat, you feed your baby, and your milk components and amount produced adapt to your baby’s fluctuating needs.
One of the typical worries during lactation is getting a clogged milk duct. Horror stories abound about hard, painful, tender lumps, the lengths people go to get rid of them, and what can happen if they don’t resolve. Luckily, clogged ducts are not as common as you may think, and recently much more about them has become clear. Our experts explain what constitutes a "clogged milk duct" and what to do if you suspect you have this issue.
If you are an adoptive mother or brought your baby into the world through a surrogate pregnancy, you may want to induce lactation to provide your own milk for your baby.
Being a new parent can be an exciting, overwhelming, and stressful experience. All of the new changes including meeting your breastfeeding goals, taking care of your baby and making time for yourself can all be new stressors in your life. How does stress impact your breastfeeding experience? Find out from an Aeroflow Breastpumps IBCLC!