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10 Breastfeeding Perks We Bet You Didn’t Know

Think you’ve heard it all when it comes to the added bonuses of breastfeeding? Think again. Thanks to an increased awareness over the last 10 years, plus a ton of new studies done on the subject, the benefits just keep … More »

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Listen Up, Dads! 10 Ways You Can Support Your Breastfeeding Partner

Father’s Day is such a great time to celebrate dads for the huge role they play in their kids’ lives. Another huge role they play that often goes unnoticed? Breastfeeding support — which can make or break a mom’s success. … More »

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Dealing With the Hubbub of the Holidays with Your Nursling

There’s nothing sweeter than nestling in for the holidays with your baby. But for most of us, the season also means store hopping to shop for good prices, decorating, visiting family and friends, and even flights, and long road trips. Sometimes … More »

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Holiday Style for Nursing Moms

The holiday season is filled with special occasions and parties – from office gatherings to family dinners, and black tie events to New Year’s Eve countdowns. Deciding what to wear can be exciting, but it may take a little more … More »

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Breastfeeding During the Holidays

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of year if you’re expecting or are breastfeeding. The mood is gratitude, the warm cheer and the festivities abound, and everyone wants to pass your little butterball around the table for a taste of that … More »

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My 4 Biggest Breastfeeding Regrets

At my six-week post-birth check-up, the midwife listened kindly as I poured my heart out over my anxieties. I had no idea what I was doing, and everything seemed like a struggle. “Parenthood is all about fear and regret,” she … More »

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What Do Halloween and Breastfeeding Have in Common?

We find the number of expecting mothers who are tricked into thinking that they’re prepared for breastfeeding, and then are spooked by the whole experience, to be truly frightening, and completely unnecessary. Breastfeeding IS challenging, but it’s incredibly rewarding. Here are some examples of expectations and scenarios that can get moms into trouble and how to avoid them: More »

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Maternity Bras vs. Nursing Bras: What’s the Difference?

Before most women even know they’re pregnant, their breasts begin to change, sometimes without them even noticing. But before long, those pre-pregnancy bras are going to start feeling uncomfortable or tight. For some, it may happen early in their pregnancy, for others it may happen towards the end of those forty weeks. Either way, it’s important to wear a comfortable bra that offers support and room for growth. More »

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What’s So Funny About Pumping?

So, this girl walks into a small room. On her arm she has a nondescript bag. In a few minutes you hear a gentle whirring… What is going on?! The first time I used a breast pump in a public … More »

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Funniest Breastfeeding Stories

Parenting has been a gold mine for comedians from Bill Cosby to Louis CK . . . and most comedians have not even begun to tap into the motherlode of humor around breastfeeding! We asked our Facebook fans to share their … More »

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