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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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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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Exploring Kangaroo Care: Skin-to-Skin Contact for Newborns 

Nothing is more precious than holding your baby for the first time and feeling the gentle embrace of skin against skin. These first moments, and those that follow, are more profound than simply physical contact. It’s a sense of closeness that transcends words.  Skin-to-skin contact, also known as kangaroo care, is a beautiful way to bond with your baby. Even more than that, skin-to-skin care has proven benefits to the health and wellness of both mother and baby.  Today, we are...

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Alcohol & Breastfeeding: Is it Safe? Here’s What you Need to Know

Bringing a new life into the world is a remarkable journey filled with countless decisions. Amidst the excitement and nerves of setting up a nursery and choosing a name, new moms also have to consider steps to keep their baby safe. One question that often lingers in the minds of new moms is whether they can enjoy a glass of wine or a cocktail while breastfeeding. Unfortunately, there is a lot of misinformation and folklore on this topic that can...

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Trouble Latching? Here Are 7 Tips for Getting Baby to Latch

Breastfeeding is a powerful way to bond with your little one, but it’s also a vital source of nourishment for your baby! Your little one is reliant on these nutrients to grow and develop. However, while it’s a natural process, breastfeeding doesn’t always come effortlessly. You and your baby are learning, and many new parents find themselves overcoming “latching issues” while breastfeeding. In fact, difficulty with latching baby is one of the top reasons women report undesired early weaning. If you’re...

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Importance of Postpartum Recovery: Timeline of What to Expect

Just like pregnancy, postpartum recovery is different for every woman. It is a chapter full of profound changes — both physical and emotional — that are a true testament to the remarkable strength and resilience of mothers.  Whether you're a new mom embarking on this journey or want to support a mother in your life, understanding more about this transformative phase is essential. So join us as we navigate the postpartum recovery timeline and share postpartum recovery tips that can...

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Reasons to Join a Breastfeeding Support Group

Embarking on the journey of motherhood is truly life-changing, especially for first-time moms. Amid the joy and excitement, the path of parenthood can sometimes feel overwhelming, and one of the biggest challenges for many is breastfeeding. While it's a natural process, it may not always come easily. New moms often have numerous questions, concerns, and uncertainties surrounding breastfeeding their precious newborns. This is where breastfeeding support groups come into play.  What Are Breastfeeding Support Groups? Breastfeeding support groups are wonderful communities of...

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Exploring 7 of the Best Breastfeeding Positions to Try

Breastfeeding is an invaluable experience. Not only are you nourishing your little one, but you’re also encouraging closeness, comfort, and connection. It’s meant to be a positive journey, but there may be bumps in the road along the way. Getting baby to latch in a comfortable position doesn’t always feel natural to start, and that’s okay.  This makes it very important to try different breastfeeding techniques and positions with your baby. The wrong breastfeeding positions for newborns might make it...

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A new mother breastfeeds her newborn in the hospital immediately after birth

Debunking the Top 4 Breastfeeding Myths & Misconceptions

As a new parent, you’re certain to encounter the phrase “breast is best.” While this is true for many parents, it isn’t a statement of objective fact. Still, many new moms feel frustrated when breastfeeding does not immediately work for their baby, body or lifestyle. Likewise, some moms-to-be convince themselves they aren’t candidates for breastfeeding before their sweet baby has arrived. Are breastfeeding myths and misconceptions already impacting your earliest parenting decisions? Consider that many of the things you “know”...

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Newborn Photoshoot Ideas: Inspiration for At Home or In Studio

From the second you find out you’re pregnant until the day your baby reaches the age of 18, there are so many incredible moments to capture. And as they say, your baby seems to grow in the blink of an eye. Finding different ways to hold on to these memories can remind you of the ups and downs that come with motherhood, and that no matter how bumpy the ride was, it was always worth it. Newborn photoshoots, for example,...

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