Tagged with 'Pregnancy'

How to Prepare for Breastfeeding

It’s hard to know how breastfeeding will go as there are so many mixed messages floating around. For some moms, breastfeeding initiation does go smoothly. Other moms encounter breastfeeding challenges, such as difficulty latching, low breast milk supply, tongue tie, and/or pain and discomfort while feeding. The important thing to remember is that help is available! As you're preparing to embark on your breastfeeding journey, here's a list of things you might want to do before your baby arrives to set you and your baby up for breastfeeding success.

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How Much Water Should I Drink During Pregnancy?

Water makes up over half of our body weight and it’s recommended that adults drink at least eight 8 oz. glasses of water per day.  Pregnant women need to drink more because water is essential for the development and functioning of the placenta, making amniotic fluid, and for the circulation of nutrients from mother to baby.

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What to Pack in Your Hospital Bag

Preparing items to grab quickly for your delivery stay is a great way to ensure you’ll have the things you need while giving birth.  Readiness will also reduce anxiety and stress, giving your mind freedom to focus on the arrival of your new baby.  So how do you determine what to pack in your hospital bag?  Well, your friends at Aeroflow Breastpumps have comprised a check list to help.

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