Author - Anna

Author - Anna

Tired mother feeding baby with a bottle in bed

6 Common Breastfeeding Challenges and How to Support Mom

Breastfeeding can be one of the most rewarding experiences of a mother’s life. Having the opportunity to give babies all of the sustenance they need can be a gratifying and wholesome experience for mothers, providing peace of mind that the new addition to the family can develop and thrive into their toddler years and beyond. Breastfeeding is beneficial for both mom and baby, as it comes with physical and mental advantages that can aid to everyone’s health during the...

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DNA Jewelry: Placenta, Umbilical Cord, Baby Hair & Breast Milk

There are so many special ways to celebrate the birth of your new baby. From baby showers and family get-togethers to first holidays and other milestones, welcoming your baby into the world is an ongoing process filled with love and devotion. In many ways, you’re not just celebrating your little one—you’re also celebrating your own journey as a new mother. Motherhood is truly one of the most important jobs in the world, and it’s important to recognize its struggles and...

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Everything to Know about Surviving (and Cherishing) the Newborn Stage

Welcoming a baby into the world can be one of the most rewarding experiences you can feel in a lifetime. The months of pregnancy in anticipation of meeting your mini me can also be an exciting yet indescribable experience. But just like any new adventure in life, there’s a learning curve. The newborn stage is an exciting time in your life, though there will be difficulties faced along the way to the toddler years. The good news is that the...

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5 Helpful and Creative Breast Milk Uses You’ve Likely Never Seen Before

Having the opportunity to breastfeed your baby is an incredible blessing. Not only does it allow you to nourish your little one, but it also creates a powerful and irreplaceable bond.  Yet the benefits of breastfeeding go beyond simply feeding your child. In fact, there are plenty of other uses for breast milk that you may never have considered. Many people use breast milk for home remedies, for instance, while others find creative ways to use up their freezer stockpile...

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A grieving young mother holding her mother

Baby Loss Gifts: Honoring Pregnancy Loss with Breastmilk Jewelry

Grieving the loss of an infant is truly heartbreaking. The bond that forms between a mother and baby, even during pregnancy, is incomparable. So when a mother experiences a loss, she may be overwhelmed by feelings of grief and sadness, as well as isolation, loneliness, or other challenging emotions. As a family member or friend, it’s important to offer grieving mothers support in any way you can. While it may take time for them to accept help during this difficult...

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How to Increase Breast Milk Supply: Signs of Low Milk Supply and Tips for Boosting Supply

Breastfeeding is an incredible journey for mothers and their newborns. But just as every child is unique, every mother’s experience with breastfeeding is also deeply individual. In some cases, when mothers have no issue producing milk or getting their baby to latch, breastfeeding can be a relaxing and rewarding experience. In other cases, however, mothers may find themselves struggling to produce enough milk—or milk with enough essential fat content. Though this can be fixed through supplementation, it can still feel...

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Mother and baby’s hands with birthstone jewelry

Why Is Birthstone Jewelry So Special for Mothers?

Birthstones are one of the most popular mementos for celebrating a child’s birth month. Each stone and color is unique to a specific time of year, offering a precious gem that can be worn as a keepsake or a symbol of life and togetherness. Not only does each birthstone have its own color, but it also comes with its own individual meaning. Here’s what each birthstone and birth color represents based on your baby’s birth month, as explained by World...

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5 Reasons to Buy Breast Milk Jewelry, The Ultimate Baby Keepsake

Breastfeeding is one of the most unique bonding experiences a mother can have with her child. It’s an opportunity for nourishment and celebrating the incredible milestone that is welcoming a little one into the world. We also understand that breastfeeding isn’t the happy fairytale story for everyone. Some mothers struggle with production, while others have grieved over a miscarriage or stillbirth. We know one thing for certain: breast milk is a symbol of unconditional love and strength. It’s a reminder of...

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Push Present Ideas: See Why Breast Milk Jewelry is the Perfect Push Gift

Giving birth is one of the most incredible, yet indescribable experiences a woman can go through. Bringing new life into the world is a blessing, creating an unforgettable bond between baby and mom. It’s the start of an everlasting journey. But there’s no denying how overwhelming the birth process can be as well! Whether you’re getting ready to watch your spouse deliver, or you’re a mother who’s awaiting the arrival of your new grandchild, the new mother to be deserves...

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Baby Laying Down With Breast Milk Ring Around Toes - KeepsakeMom

The Story Behind How to Make Breastmilk Jewelry

A little weird? Maybe.

Incredibly meaningful and beautiful? Definitely.

Read on to discover the story behind breastmilk jewelry—how it started, who buys it, and why. Because we at KeepsakeMom are so passionate about what we do, we love sharing how breastmilk stones are made, how every mother’s milk is different, and how these differences give rise to the unique, one-of-a-kind pieces that we craft expertly by hand.

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