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Burping Baby 101: Safety, Timing, and Positioning

Bringing a new life into the world is a beautiful journey filled with moments of pure joy and a few sleepless nights. As a new parent, you're entrusted with the incredible responsibility of caring for your little one's well-being, and one aspect of that care is often underestimated but holds significant importance – burping your baby.  Burping may seem like a simple task, but it plays an important role in your baby's comfort and happiness. It also goes deeper than...

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Baby footprint on white paper

7 Creative Ideas for Baby Footprint & Baby Handprint Art

Parenthood is filled with countless precious moments that we hope to capture. From pictures to keepsakes, these are all associated with heartwarming memories of your little one’s growth.  Capturing your baby's tiny handprints and footprints is another way to celebrate your bond with your little one. These miniature imprints freeze a moment in time, preserving the wonder of your little one’s earliest days. One day you will look back and be amazed at just how tiny and delicate your baby...

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Mother breastfeeding twins

Breastfeeding Twins or Multiples: Tips for Managing and Thriving

If you're reading this, chances are you're a mom-to-be or a new mom, and you've embarked on the incredible journey of bringing not just one, but two (or more!) bundles of joy into your life. That's right, you're expecting twins or multiples, and we're here to celebrate and support you on this extraordinary adventure.  Breastfeeding twins or multiples is like having a front-row seat to the ultimate multitasking challenge. But don't worry; you've got this! While it may seem like...

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Mom adding honey to pancakes

Breastfeeding Food Tips: Can I Eat Honey While Breastfeeding? 

Motherhood comes with its fair share of uncertainties, and it's completely natural to be cautious about what you consume during this time. Your baby's well-being is, and always will be, your top priority.  One question that often arises among new moms is, "Can I eat honey while breastfeeding?" While it’s not recommended to feed honey to babies under a year old, it’s safe for new moms to enjoy this natural sweetener even if they’re breastfeeding. This may seem confusing at...

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Lactation consultant helping a newborn latch

What is a Lactation Consultant and What Do They Do?

The journey of motherhood is one of the most rewarding, but it’s not without its challenges.  Amidst the sleepless nights and endless diaper changes, there's a particular aspect of nurturing your little one that can bring both joy and frustration: breastfeeding. It's a path often filled with questions, concerns, and sometimes tears, but remember, you're never alone.   A lactation consultant can be your greatest resource and a trusted supporter during this process. Their expertise can help turn stressful feeding sessions into...

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Stressed mom on bed breastfeeding newborn

When Does Breastfeeding Get Easier? Guidance & Support for New Moms 

If you’ve ever wondered why breastfeeding is so hard, you’re not alone. Many new moms struggle with breastfeeding, and roughly 60% of moms don't breastfeed for as long as they originally planned to because of these challenges.  The truth is, breastfeeding is hard both mentally and physically. But you’re never on this journey alone, and there is a light at the end of the tunnel.  Join us as we explore common breastfeeding hurdles and answer once and for all when this...

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Woman breastfeeding baby on a couch

Breast Milk 101: How Long Does it Take for Breast Milk to Dry Up?

Every mother’s journey with breastfeeding is unique. However, there always comes a point when baby begins weaning and your breast milk starts to dry up. This is a significant milestone that marks the end of a cherished chapter.  Weaning, and the eventual milk cessation, are often driven by necessity, choice, or a mix of both. But regardless of the why, it’s important to understand how long it takes for breast milk to dry up and what the transition entails.  Today, we...

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A floral printed baby keepsake box with a special infant toy inside

What to Put in Your Baby Keepsake Box: 7 Creative Ideas

When you were still pregnant, you might have imagined crafting the perfect baby scrapbook. You forgot one important thing, however: you’d be busy taking care of your sweet newborn baby!   Capturing memories can seem like a lot of work, but it doesn’t have to be. You don’t need to burn the midnight oil to maintain a gorgeous, moving memento of your baby’s first year.   Instead, consider putting together a baby keepsake box. Think of it like a tactile scrapbook filled with...

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Tired mom cluster feeding newborn at night in bed

What is Cluster Feeding? Tips for Cluster Feeding Baby

The newborn stage is one to be cherished. It’s a time full of wonder and growth, but doesn’t come without its challenges. One of these early experiences that is often a learning curve for new mothers is cluster feeding. This unique pattern of infant feeding can be puzzling and exhausting for new parents. Especially because the increase in feeding sessions doesn’t always mean you have a low milk supply! This is a natural occurrence for newborns and can serve as...

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Mom and baby in the background of a full breast pump

5 Breast Pumping Tips for Moms On the Go 

No matter if you’re a first-time mom or a seasoned mother of multiples, motherhood is a juggling act! For breastfeeding moms, the journey is beautiful but also complicated when it comes to balancing life’s responsibilities and making sure baby is fed.   Pumping is often the go-to for busy moms who need a little more flexibility, are returning to work, or building up a freezer stash. However, pumping on the go comes with its own challenges, like finding the right equipment...

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