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 […]
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).
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 […]
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 […]
Curious about how much breastmilk your baby should be drinking a day? We explain in this handy chart that breaks it down by age and by whether or not your baby is eating solids. Remember, however, that it’s always important to listen to your baby’s cues. If your baby is teething or going through a […]
There’s no doubt about it: Having a new baby can be messy. Not only do new parents have to deal with changing diapers and constant baby spit-up, but also you may experience a lot of changes to your own body in the first few days and weeks after giving birth that might seem pretty gross. […]