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What, Why, and How to Hand Express


Anna | August 5, 2022 | Postpartum Blog Posts, Pregnancy Blog Posts

It’s important to express yourself, and I’m not talking about expressing emotions right now. 😉 Hand expressing breastmilk is a vital breastfeeding skill for breastfeeding health and success. This post will cover the what, why, how, and benefits of breast milk hand expression.

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How Much Milk Should My Baby Drink?


Anna | August 3, 2022 | Postpartum Blog Posts, Pregnancy Blog Posts

One of the most nerve-wracking things about breastfeeding is the concern about baby getting enough milk. Now, if you’re pumping for baby and worrying about milk consumption, the question stands: how much breastmilk should my baby drink and how often?

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Understanding Breastmilk Let-Down


Anna | August 1, 2022 | Postpartum Blog Posts, Pregnancy Blog Posts

Experiencing a “let-down” takes on a whole new meaning when you enter parenthood. The reality is that “let-down” when it comes to breastfeeding is a hugely crucial biological function. This post dives into what a “let-down” is and how to trigger a “let-down.” 

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Breastfeeding Success After a Cesarean Delivery


Anna | July 13, 2022 | Postpartum Blog Posts, Pregnancy Blog Posts

The C-section rate in the United States is 31%. That means nearly a third of births are completed through C-sections. We need to better support C-section mamas! 

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Formula Shortage: What You Need to Know


Anna | May 24, 2022 | Breastfeeding Blog, Postpartum Blog Posts

A formula shortage is terrifying and as we face this shortage, parents are rightfully concerned. No matter how you feed your baby (formula, combo of formula/breastmilk, or breastmilk), you should have the ability to provide your baby with the food that they need. If you are using a formula to feed your baby during this...

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Bottle-Feeding a Breastfed Baby: How to do Paced Bottle-Feeding


Anna | April 28, 2022 | Breastfeeding Blog, Postpartum Blog Posts

When breastfeeding, it can be challenging to know when or how to offer a bottle. Will my baby prefer the bottle?

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What to Expect: Newborn Weight Loss


Anna | February 26, 2022 | Breastfeeding Blog, Postpartum Blog Posts

What should I expect when it comes to your newborn's weight? What is normal? What should I watch for?

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15 Things Your Nursing Station Needs


Anna | February 9, 2022 | Breastfeeding Blog, Postpartum Blog Posts

Making a nursing station will absolutely ease your breastfeeding experience. A nursing station provides both comfort items and necessities, hopefully making it all a bit more comfortable. 

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11 Questions to Ask Your Pediatrician Regarding Breastfeeding


Anna | February 3, 2022 | Breastfeeding Blog, Postpartum Blog Posts

Choosing a pediatrician can be intimidating. Pediatricians are wonderful, but they are human and come with their own habits and opinions. Those opinions can shape the care provided to you and your child, especially when it comes to breastfeeding, which is why it’s so important to ask questions when selecting a pediatrician. 

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7 Tips to Pump More Milk


Anna | January 19, 2022 | Breastfeeding Blog, Postpartum Blog Posts

Pumping, while also breastfeeding full-time, can feel cumbersome. Sometimes pumping mamas (who are also breastfeeding full-time) have to pump multiple times to get enough milk for one feeding. Knowing facts like this can help set expectations for yourself so that you’re able to feel empowered rather than frustrated.

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