Category: Breastfeeding

6 Tips to Help Make Breastfeeding through the Holidays Easier

If you are breastfeeding through the holidays, you may have special concerns and questions. Please note, there are Amazon Affiliate Links below, posted for your convenience. If you choose to purchase through these links, I will receive a small compensation to help keep this page running – at no extra charge to you. Please see […]

What will you learn in a Breastfeeding Class?

What will you learn in a Breastfeeding Class?

If you are among the many excited mothers who have decided to Breastfeed their baby, you may have also chosen to take a Breastfeeding Basics Class. These classes are often mentioned by Practitioners and advocated for by professionals of all stripes – but what will you learn in a Breastfeeding Class? Breastfeeding is just Breastfeeding, […]

Posted September 26, 2017 by Milk and Hugs in Answers, Breastfeeding, Lactation / 6 Comments

Should you take a Breastfeeding Class?

During the flurry of planning for a new baby, many thoughts are probably running through your head. Names, nursery themes, where to give birth, HOW to give birth, supplies, etc, etc. There are SO many things, yet there may be one more that you need to think about: Should you take a Breastfeeding Class? We […]

Posted September 16, 2017 by Milk and Hugs in Answers, Breastfeeding, Lactation, Parenting / 2 Comments

The truth about Breastfeeding and Weight loss

The truth about Breastfeeding and Weight loss

Of all the myths that surround breastfeeding, one of the most predominant and vocal is the idea that breastfeeding, and breastfeeding alone, will cause those pregnancy pounds to just slip away. How many calories does Breastfeeding really burn? While it is true that nursing consumes calories, the concept that it will reduce your body mass […]

What is Evidence-Based Medicine?

When it comes to Breastfeeding, you may see the term evidence-based medicine thrown around, but what does it mean? What does it mean for you, as a nursing mother? To quote Wikipedia: Evidence-based medicine (EBM) is an approach to medical practice intended to optimize decision-making by emphasizing the use of evidence from well-designed and well-conducted research. To put it simply, Evidence-Based […]

Posted August 12, 2017 by Milk and Hugs in Answers, Breastfeeding, Lactation / 1 Comment

Recommended Breastfeeding Books

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Online Breastfeeding Resources

Are you looking for easy to find and search online Breastfeeding Resources? These links can help! Breastfeeding, while natural, often doesn’t come naturally. There can be problems, issues, and even pain… all things that can hopefully be rectified with proper information and education. Breastfeeding is the normal way for a mother to feed her child […]

What does that Professional Breastfeeding Title really mean?

What is in a name?   When is comes to breastfeeding support, there are plenty of credentials that get tacked on to the end of names, but what do they mean? CLEC?  IBCLC?  What do any of the titles mean?  For such a simple sounding thing, Lactation is a big field, and there are many […]

Posted February 28, 2017 by Heather in Breastfeeding, Lactation / 0 Comments