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How to Properly Collect, Store & Prepare Breastmilk

How To Collect, Store, and Prepare Breast Milk

I'm sharing tips and answering questions about how to properly collect, store, and prepare your breast milk.

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Benefits of a Nursing Pillow: What You Should Know

Learn the benefits of a nursing pillow, how it helps get your baby into an ideal breastfeeding position, and what to consider when buying one.

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What Is Colostrum? All About That ‘Liquid Gold’

Learn all about colostrum, known as "liquid gold," including what it looks like, when it comes in, and its benefits for your baby.

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7 Best Foods for Breastfeeding

Discover the 7 best foods for breastfeeding moms, including iodine, choline, and protein, which can fuel you and help your baby.

7 Common Breastfeeding Discomforts

7 Breastfeeding Discomforts and How To Manage Them

We're covering seven of the most common breastfeeding discomforts, and some of our favorite solutions for addressing them.

Choosing NOT to Breastfeed

Learn how to understand whether breastfeeding is suitable for you and your baby and how choosing not to breastfeed can be a good decision.

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What Is a Dream Feed and How Can I Do It?

Learn what a dream feed is, why you should do it, and its benefits, and get some tips on doing a dream feed so you can get more sleep.


The Connection Between Postpartum Depression and Breastfeeding – Podcast Ep 114

In this episode, Stef and Anne talk about all things postpartum, including the connection between postpartum depression and breastfeeding.

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Research Shows U.S. Breast Milk is Contaminated by Flame Retardants

A study uncovered 25 types of flame retardants in breast milk. Learn how flame retardants may harm newborns.

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How to Create a Breast Milk Freezer Stash

Learn how to build and maintain a breast milk freezer stash to ease your mind when it comes to being away from your baby.

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Celebrity Moms Share Their Breastfeeding Journey

Learn from 20 celebrity moms about the challenges and triumphs of breastfeeding. Strengthen your commitment with their stories.

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The Best Pacifiers for Breastfed Babies

Follow the AAP's guidance on pacifier use and tips for the best pacifiers for breastfed babies. Unravel the controversy and get the facts.

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Best Maternity Bras for Every Mom

Find the best maternity bras to enjoy comfort and functionality during pregnancy. Consider nursing bras, sleeping bras, and more.

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Switch Nursing: What You Need to Know

Switch nursing is a method that can help a baby struggling with breastfeeding; mothers with a low milk supply might find it helpful.

Tips for Feeding a Baby with a Cleft Lip or Cleft Palate

Learn more about the facial, orthodontic, and dental abnormalities associated with cleft lip and cleft palate. Get tips on feeding your baby.

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Breast Pump Bag Essentials: What to Pack in Your Breast Pump Bag

Every pumping mama needs a great breast pump and breast pump bag. Here's a list of must-have items for your breast pump bag.

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Surviving the Triple Feeding: Nurse, Pump, Bottle-Feed, Repeat

Arm yourself with knowledge about triple feeding. Learn the differences, tips, and how to achieve better nursing results.

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Gentle Night Weaning: How and When to Wean Your Baby Off Night Feedings

Night feedings can be exhausting; learn how to do gentle night weaning without stressing you or your baby.

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Milk Strike: When Your Baby Refuses to Eat and What to Do

Learn to navigate your little one’s milk strike or nursing strike so you'll hopefully be back to your breastfeeding routine soon.

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The Pump Act: What You Need To Know

Employees are supported to express milk with the PUMP Act. This law provides protections for breastfeeding mothers in the workplace.

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Vitamin D Supplementation When Breastfeeding

Find out why the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends supplementing your baby with vitamin D when breastfeeding.

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I Didn’t Enjoy Breastfeeding . . . and That’s Okay

Discover one mom's experience with nursing aversion, despite having all the breastfeeding essentials and large breasts.

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20 Breastfeeding Affirmations You Need to Say

Discover the role breastfeeding affirmations play in postpartum mental health and nutrition. Find support and freedom through breastfeeding.

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15 Myths About Breastfeeding

The most common myths about breastfeeding debunked. Find out the truth about breastfeeding practice and how to enjoy this process.

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Power Pumping: The Method to Boost Your Milk Supply

Moms, are you looking to increase your milk supply and have exclusive breastfeeding? Power pumping is a great way to do it!

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Donor Breastmilk: Where to Get Some and How to Donate

Donor breastmilk is an incredible gift, but it must be properly screened for disease or other contamination. Get expert tips here.

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15 Practical Tips to Make Pumping Suck Less

Enjoy breastfeeding hassle-free with 15 pumping tips. Pick the best pumping bra and nursing bra to make things smoother.

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What is an IBCLC?

Learn the benefits of breastfeeding and the role of IBCLCs or lactation consultants in helping support a mom and her baby.

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Forceful or Overactive Letdown: What It Looks Like and What to Do

Latching and suckling can activate an overactive letdown reflex, which causes a powerful and rapid milk flow. Learn tips to handle it.

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Sunflower Lecithin and Breastfeeding: Preventing Clogged Ducts

Discover the potential benefits of sunflower lecithin for plugged milk ducts and other breastfeeding-related issues.