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The top 10 things you should ask for when you give birth

The top 10 things you should ask for when you give birth

  No time or energy to take a class on how to begin your breastfeeding journey? These are the tips that make the path to success smoother. ...
Keep Calm and Pump On

Keep Calm and Pump On

New mothers are under a lot of pressure.  The large amount of research expounds on the superiority of breastmilk, so when the call of your career or the bills start piling up you head back to work with the reassurance that you can pump and provide your baby with your milk via pumping.  Then the ...
How to clean your pump.

How to clean your pump.

Pumping is hard work.  And cleaning your pump can be just as hard.  But providing milk for your baby is worth it.  Follow these steps to help keep reduce the chance of breast milk contamination. Always have your instructions handy to refer back to.  Printing a copy maybe better than using your phone.  Phones have ...
Positioning Baby at the Breast, using your Playbook

Positioning Baby at the Breast, using your Playbook

Learning to position baby at the breast can be challenging for a new mother.  Dads may feel inadequate to assist a new mom to move from awkward to smooth.  These basic positions will be your playbook to make suggestions so that mom executes bringing baby confidently to the breast for latch-on. ...
Breastfeeding Success Takes Practice

Breastfeeding Success Takes Practice

Breastfeeding is a learned skill. Some moms seem to figure things out without missing a beat.  Others struggle and can’t understand why.  As with most skills practice is essential to learning.  Learn how practice and time helps the new baby and new mother to succeed at breastfeeding. ...
Newborn Feeding Cues

Newborn Feeding Cues

Feeding for a newborn baby is like a dancing sequence where mom and dad see baby signaling that he is ready and responding by bringing baby close. Learn these cues and feedings go much smoother. ...