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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 […]

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 […]

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

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 […]

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 Breastfeeding, Lactation, Parenting / 2 Comments

Recommended Breastfeeding Books

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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