Breastfeeding: One Size Doesn’t Fit All [Guest Post]

When I was pregnant with my son, I did a MASSIVE amount of research. I wanted to know anything and everything about how to take care of him. I found so many resources online about breastfeeding, but the one thing I didn’t hear about was exclusive pumping. I saw the phrase a few times, but … Continue reading Breastfeeding: One Size Doesn’t Fit All [Guest Post]

5 Reasons Why Breastfeeding Is Incredible

You’ve probably heard all the reasons that the “breast is best”. It reads your babies saliva and adapts according to age, time of day and infection. It boosts baby’s immune system. It has an abundance of good fats, yet decreases the chance of obesity later in life. It helps build your baby’s brain in ways … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why Breastfeeding Is Incredible

10 Things I Learned When I Switched From Breastfeeding To Formula

I've always assumed that breastfeeding is just easier than formula. And to be fair, for the most part, it is! You always have a "bottle" ready to go, whether you are home or not. You don't have to pack any extra supplies.... worst case scenario, you can just pop a boob out and feed your baby. … Continue reading 10 Things I Learned When I Switched From Breastfeeding To Formula

10 Things you should know about breastfeeding

Are you a first-time mom struggling to decide whether to breastfeed or formula feed? It can be a tough choice, especially with all the horror stories out there. When I was trying to decide, so many women were telling about how they had hoped to and it just didn't work out. I was terrified that … Continue reading 10 Things you should know about breastfeeding

Everything You Need To Know About The World Of Pumping

If you've never done it before, breastfeeding is a whole new world. Words like latch, colostrum, engorgement, foremilk and hindmilk, letdown, mastitis, clogged ducts, and thrush can really get your mind spinning. I really thought I would never get there. But I had more confidence in breastfeeding than pumping. For some reason, the thought of … Continue reading Everything You Need To Know About The World Of Pumping

10 Things I Wish Someone Would Have Told Me Before My First Baby

1. You might get depressed after the baby is born. In fact, it might get really bad. But that's normal, and everything is going to be okay. At one point, I swore I wasn't making enough milk for my baby and he was starving. I felt ashamed about everything I was doing as a mother … Continue reading 10 Things I Wish Someone Would Have Told Me Before My First Baby