Did you know that breastfeeding challenges are common, especially for first time pregnant women and new moms? It's important to know and recognize the risk factors ahead of time!
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A hospital-grade breast pump is a multi-user rental breast pump designed for mothers with medical issues preventing them from properly breastfeeding their babies, or for mothers of babies with genetic issues in the NICU. Most moms use a personal hospital strength double-electric breast pump. Learn the differences between these types of pumps, their functions, and typical availability through insurance.
New moms are so busy prioritizing the care of their newborn that they often overlook taking care of themselves, however, taking care of yourself and eating the right foods will impact your baby's health too. IBCLC Dr. Jessica Madden shares what moms should eat (and avoid) while producing breast milk.
Many new moms find it difficult to keep up with breastfeeding when they return to work or school as their schedules get more and more packed. Beyond getting a breast pump and planning out a pumping schedule, you might wonder about breast milk storage during the day. We are here to help you lay out a plan!
My work as an IBCLC gives me the opportunity to hear directly from lactating moms, and a common topic that comes up is Breastfeeding & Fertility. From questions about birth control while breastfeeding, to general fertility issues, here are some of the most frequently asked questions.