When you’re feeding a baby from frozen or cold stashes of breast milk, you might be wondering: How should I thaw breast milk from the freezer or warm breast milk coming out of the refrigerator? The goal is to try to get the milk to be between room temperature and body temperature (about 68 to […]
How Can I Increase My Breastmilk Supply?
There are all kinds of myths about how to increase your breastmilk supply. Your mom swears by dark beer. Your best friend heard eating bananas can help. It can be overwhelming to dig through thousands of blog posts and weed through the advice from friends and family trying to help. So, what’s fact, and what’s […]
How to Tell If Your Breasts Are Empty After Pumping
If you’ve ever pumped breastmilk, you may find yourself asking a question that seems deceptively simple: Are my breasts empty? It’s a common concern, especially among those who have just started pumping or breastfeeding, and there are several important reasons to determine the answer. Pumping breastmilk (and breastfeeding in general) is a matter of supply […]
What to Pack In Your Pumping Bag
About to head back to work and not sure what you’ll need to bring with you? Here’s a quick rundown of what you need to pack in your pumping bag so you can pump like a pro. (Click on infographic below to see a larger version).
Am I Pumping Enough Milk?
Often, when moms start pumping breast milk, they can get very discouraged when they only see the bottle only fill up to the 1 oz. line or even less per breast. Many times, moms start freaking out, assuming that there’s something wrong with them and they won’t possibly be able to pump enough milk for […]
Benefits of Portable Breast Pumps
When it comes to choosing a breast pump, it’s important to find one that meets your needs. And for many working moms, getting a portable breast pump that doesn’t have to be plugged into the wall is a must. That’s because if you work as a restaurant server, bar tender, retail associate, flight attendant, hair […]