9 amazing benefits of breastfeeding for baby and mom

benefits of breast milk

All the benefits of breast milk for your baby – plus why nursing’s great for mom too When you’re deciding how to feed your new baby you need information – and that’s probably why you’re here. Maybe you’re hoping to breastfeed but unsure exactly what those amazing benefits you’ve heard of actually are? Or maybe …

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How to use a Haakaa – your complete guide to silicone breast pumps

ultimate haakaa guide

A review of the Haakaa milk collector breast pump for new moms Milk collector breast pumps like the Haaka look pretty weird – but don’t let that fool you. That piece of silicone, halfway between a squishy bottle and a manual breast-pump, is going to make your nursing journey so much easier. A friend told …

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Could exclusive pumping be right for you?

a guide to exclusive pumping

Are you struggling to breastfeed your baby? Is it painful, exhausting, overwhelming – or all of those things? Perhaps it’s time to try expressing. Painful breastfeeding is such a common problem – and formula so readily available – that it takes huge determination to keep giving your baby breastmilk. One way you can do that …

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A review of the Ultimate Breastfeeding Class from Milkology

ultimate breastfeeding class

Want to feel confident to start nursing your new baby – instead of going, “So how do I do this?” as your newborn feels around for your nipple. The best thing you can do before you start breastfeeding is educate yourself about how breastfeeding and lactation works – and a breastfeeding class is an easy …

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21 Days to Peace and Quiet Review – how we sleep trained gently

gentle sleep training methods

Sleep training’s totally optional. You hear people say, “Oh, but we’re not ready for sleep training yet.” Like it’s as natural as your baby needing their first pair of shoes. It’s not like that – you can do it or not and it’s up to you. I decided to sleep train my daughter when she …

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20+ must-read tips for the pregnant mom who’s preparing to breastfeed

breastfeeding infant and mother

Yup. It’s a great idea to PREPARE for breastfeeding. Your body does it’s own preparation for breastfeeding – that’s for sure. You can just wait until you are holding your new baby to think about HOW to breastfeed them… But (well, you knew there was going to be a BUT, right?) you can make breastfeeding …

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