If you’re planning on pumping or breastfeeding after your baby is born and you’ve already started putting your baby registry together, you know that figuring out what types of breastfeeding and breast pumping supplies you really need as a new mom can be very overwhelming. There are so many products to choose from that all […]
What to Do If You Have a Clogged Milk Duct
Usually, if you happen to find a hard lump on your breast, it can be a legitimate reason to be concerned. But if you’re breastfeeding, finding a hard or painful lump on your breast usually has a very logical explanation — a clogged milk duct. Getting a clogged milk duct at least once during your […]
Can I Drink Coffee or Alcohol While Breastfeeding?
After abstaining from alcohol and cutting back on coffee during your pregnancy, you might be eagerly looking forward to giving birth so you can finally relax with a big glass of wine and get back into the daily drive-thru line at Starbucks for your favorite drink. However, experts say if you’re planning to breastfeed, you […]
Does Breastfeeding Help You Lose Baby Weight?
After nine long months of waddling around in maternity clothes and not being able to see their toes, many new moms are eager to start breastfeeding, which is often touted as nature’s way of helping moms return to their pre-pregnancy weights. And while breastfeeding does burn a lot of calories, many moms will also tell […]
Breastfeeding Twins? 6 Tips for Making It Easier
If you’re pregnant with twins, congratulations! You’re about to embark on a wonderful adventure that’s full of double the snuggles and double the love. If you’re a little worried about how you’re going to breastfeed not one but two babies, don’t worry! While it may be a little more logistically complicated than breastfeeding just one […]