Category: Breastfeeding

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, […]

The Ultimate Guide to Nursing in Public

The Ultimate Guide to Nursing in Public

I have a long standing tradition of heading to the beach on New Years and this year was no exception. My husband and I packed up the girls and the pups and hit the road, destination Huntington Dog Beach. When we got there I saw a beautiful site that made my heart smile – a […]

Guest Post – How to Attain a Proper Latch During Nursing

Guest Post – How to Attain a Proper Latch During Nursing

This is a Guest Post written by Ahmed Fawzi, of www.breastfeedo.com www.breastfeedo.com is a site launched with three main goals: Providing only evidence-based advice Helping new moms by introducing that breastfeeding advice visually Keep high level of good user experience & user interface Here is my interview with Ahmed Fawzi, followed by the insightful and […]

The Ultimate Rule You Need to Know in Breastfeeding

The Ultimate Rule You Need to Know in Breastfeeding

The First Rule in Breastfeeding is patience… in fact, this is the ultimate rule. You are going to need a LOT of it. From the first moment your newborn is placed on your chest to that last, special moment before weaning is complete – patience is key. The Ultimate Rule you need to know in […]

Can I refreeze breastmilk? Breastmilk storage guidelines with Free Printable

Can I refreeze breastmilk? Breastmilk storage guidelines with Free Printable

Some of the most common questions new mothers ask me revolve around pumped Breastmilk Storage Guidelines: Can I refreeze breastmilk? How long can I freeze it for? How long does room temperature milk last? In my Breastfeeding Basics Class, (read: Should you take a Breastfeeding Class?) I offer attendees magnets with handy Storage Guidelines and […]

What does being a Baby-Friendly Hospital mean?

What does being a Baby-Friendly Hospital mean?

What is a Baby-Friendly Hospital? What does the designation mean? And how can it help you? These are common questions mothers and fathers have when choosing the hospital or birthing center that will care for them during the birth of their child. Some new parents are fortunate enough to be able to choose between facilities, […]

Posted December 3, 2017 by Milk and Hugs in Breastfeeding, Lactation / 0 Comments

Beautiful Breastfeeding Quotes

Beautiful Breastfeeding Quotes

Breastfeeding is as old as the human race. Over the years, this bonding experience has inspired countless poems, soliloquies, dedications and writings. Here are just a few of my favorite, Beautiful Breastfeeding Quotes. Some offer encouragement while others smack at the humor this journey holds. While not every quote was spoken with Breastfeeding in mind, […]

Posted November 19, 2017 by Milk and Hugs in Breastfeeding, Lactation, Parenting / 0 Comments

Useful gifts for the Breastfeeding Mom

Breastfeeding may be free, but there are certain gadgets and accessories that can help ease the process – and make great presents! Here is my list of the most Useful Gifts for the Breastfeeding Mom. Practical and Useful Gifts for the Breastfeeding Mom   Please note: Many of the following links are affiliate links that […]