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    The Benefits of Skin to Skin Contact

    Recently there has been a lot of hype about skin to skin contact, or you may have heard it called kangaroo care. Many hospitals are starting to make skin to skin contact a part of their normal birthing routine because of the huge benefits. What is skin to skin contact? Skin to skin contact is […] More

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    Is Nipple Confusion Real?

    Many moms who choose to breastfeed often wonder “is nipple confusion real”. We have all heard conflicting information, some say yes it is real, while others say absolutely not. If you decide to breastfeed you can’t go forever without introducing a bottle just in an attempt to avoid nipple confusion. Is nipple confusion real then? […] More

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    Can I Still Breastfeed If I Am Sick?

    One question that many parents ask when it comes to breastfeeding is “can I still breastfeed if I am sick?” Mothers are often worried about passing the cold or illness on to their baby. They also worry about any medications they take to alleviate symptoms. If you are sick, breastfeeding is the best thing you […] More

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    Breastfeeding vs. Formula: What is Best For Baby?

    Last week we talked a lot about breastfeeding because it was World Breastfeeding Week. All of August is National Breastfeeding Awareness month, but they don’t have a National Formula Feeding or Bottle Feeding Awareness month. Because of that, today’s post is all about breastfeeding vs. formula: what is best for baby?  Breastfeeding may be the […] More

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    Pumping at Work: One Mom’s 30 Months of Experience

    Today’s post is from Cassidy. She is going to share her experience with pumping in the workplace today for National Breastfeeding Awareness Week. Take it away Cassidy. Let’s talk about my 30 month experience pumping in the workplace! Pumping at work: one mom’s 30 months of experience I didn’t try to make my new boss […] More

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    Do You Have A Breastfeeding Plan?

    To round out our week of breastfeeding I have Kelly here from MommyBabyNurse.com to talk about having a breastfeeding plan. Most moms have a birth plan, or at least a good idea about what a perfect labor and delivery would be for them, but have you thought about how you will feed your baby? Kelly […] More

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    Breastfeeding Myths

    Breastfeeding Myths I am sure you have heard most if not all of these breastfeeding myths. The sad part is, we hear all of these and we are set up for failure before we even start to breastfeed. With that being said, I have decided to tell you the truth about each of the myths […] More

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    10 Booby Traps that Hinder Breastfeeding Success

    Booby traps are lies women believe about breastfeeding that lead to problems, and/or failure, of the breastfeeding relationship. Although normal, breastfeeding does not necessarily come natural. Women seek out information from friends, family members, and the internet. Not everything they hear or read, however, is true and helpful. In fact, some advice can hinder breastfeeding […] More

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    3 Common Breastfeeding Frustrations and How to Solve Them

    3 common breastfeeding frustrations and how to fix them Breastfeeding is the natural way for women to feed their babies, but unfortunately for many women getting baby, or our bodies for that matter, to cooperate with breastfeeding doesn’t always seem to come naturally. Even though it seems like breastfeeding should be instinctive, many new mothers […] More

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    Why I Didn’t Breastfeed

    I originally posted this on my first blog, and got a lot of great reviews so I thought I would repost this here. I will be doing this for many of my posts as I am shutting down my first blog.  A lot of people have asked me why I don’t breastfeed my baby girl. […] More