Category: Breastfeeding

How to get a FREE Breast Pump through your insurance

How to get a FREE Breast Pump through your insurance

Did you know that you can qualify to get a FREE breast pump through your insurance? Changes in the laws have opened the door to nursing moms, IF you can navigate the red tape and hurdles involved. This article contains Affiliate links. That means that if you click through and make a purchase, or fill […]

What NOT to eat when Breastfeeding

What NOT to eat when Breastfeeding

Recently, I wrote a post about foods that can increase milk supply naturally – but what about foods that harm supply? With that thought in mind, here are 5 foods NOT to eat when Breastfeeding. Foods NOT to eat when Breastfeeding Parsley Beautiful and green, parsley is a staple on many dinner plates. It acts […]

Breastfeeding with flat or inverted nipples

Breastfeeding with flat or inverted nipples

Breasts, just like the women who own them, are different. No two breasts are the same, from woman to woman or left to right. That wonderful variety of shapes, sizes, textures and lay also applies to nipples. Like the breasts themselves, nipples are individual and each one lends its own personality to your breastfeeding journey. […]

11 Foods that increase Milk Supply for Breastfeeding

11 Foods that increase Milk Supply for Breastfeeding

Nature tends to give Breastfeeding mothers the means and methods to feed their babies. Yet sometimes, even with nature on our sides, we want a little insurance in the supply department. If you are concerned, or have felt you are suffering supply drop, here are 11 foods that increase milk supply.   1. Oatmeal Oatmeal […]

Free Breastfeeding Plan Bassinet Sign

Free Breastfeeding Plan Bassinet Sign

I am in the process of crafting a new post about forming a Breastfeeding Plan for the birth hospital or facility of your choice – but it’s not quite done yet. I am creating multiple Printables for you to use, including a Free fillable plan, Free Breastfeeding plan Bassinet Sign (Placard) and a Free Golden […]

How can I be sure my newborn breastfed baby is getting enough milk?

How can I be sure my newborn breastfed baby is getting enough milk?

This is one of the most common questions and the most common concern for new mothers.  How can you tell if your newborn Breastfed baby is getting enough milk to eat? It would make things much easier if we all had dash marks on our breasts, wouldn’t it? Unfortunately, we are not blessed with such […]

Colostrum – Liquid Gold! What is it? Why is it so good?

Colostrum – Liquid Gold! What is it? Why is it so good?

Colostrum is, in short – miraculous. This Liquid Gold is truly and wholly one of the most amazing substances the human body can make. But what is it? Really? And why is it so good for your baby?   What is Colostrum? Colostrum, also know as Early Milk, First Milk, Beestings and Bisnings is a […]

Tips for Breastfeeding at Disneyland

Tips for Breastfeeding at Disneyland

In the seven years I have called Southern California home, I have had two children, which means Breastfeeding. I’ve learned a thing or two about the when, where’s and how’s of this practice, especially when it comes to nursing in public at our many parks and destinations. From Nursing at Knott’s to Breastfeeding at Disneyland, […]