Mamas in the Know

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.

Back to Top

21-30 of 345

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5
Part 12: Distraction, Teething, and Moving Around

Part 12: Distraction, Teething, and Moving Around

It's normal for your baby to be distracted or move around while nursing. Learn how to successfully breastfeed your baby while they explore, move and teethe.Read More
Part 13: Exploring, eating, and breastfeeding

Part 13: Exploring, eating, and breastfeeding

Your baby is trying to get around and spends a lot of time focusing on the sights and sound of their surroundings. They are also eating solids more frequently and trying new flavors. These things may be a distraction from breastfeeding, but breast milk is still an important sources of nutrients and immunities for babies at this stage.Read More
Part 14: Breastfeeding at One Year

Part 14: Breastfeeding at One Year

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends breastfeeding for at least one year because of the nutritional and health benefits provided by breastmilk. Your baby will be eating solid food regularly now, but that doesn’t mean that breastmilk is no longer valuable. Your breastmilk still contains valuable immunities and health fat that helps your baby grow.Read More
Breastfeeding After Your First Child

Breastfeeding After Your First Child

Whether this is your first or 5th nursing baby, enjoy the moment, have good support systems in place and good products on hand and no matter how different each baby is your breastfeeding journey with each is sure to be a success!Read More
Part 15: Growths Spurts and Breastfeeding

Part 15: Growths Spurts and Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding as your baby becomes a toddler can seem increasingly challenging, but the value of your breastmilk is still relevant!Read More
Part 16: Breastmilk Changes During the Second Year

Part 16: Breastmilk Changes During the Second Year

During the second year of breastfeeding, your milk will change consistency and become more concentrated. Much like colostrum, the nutrients will be delivered more efficiently through the smaller amounts.Read More
Meet Christina – Soon-To-Be Mama of Two!

Meet Christina – Soon-To-Be Mama of Two!

While some women take easily to breastfeeding and the process is extremely enjoyable, a true bonding experience, a good word to describe my one year of breastfeeding and pumping is “persevere.”Read More
Meet Christina – Preparing Her Toddler for Baby #2

Meet Christina – Preparing Her Toddler for Baby #2

Embrace the journey that is motherhood, and remember that those stretch marks and sleepless nights may be stressful in the moment but are all SO worth it when your baby first smiles and giggles at you. Relax mama, you’ve got this!Read More
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
Back to Top

21-30 of 345

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5


Like what you're reading? Share with your friends!