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  1. Co-sleeping and the Family Bed
    So I’ve been bedsharing with my 6mo since day one and now Im gonna start to work - which includes traveling + spending some nights away. My baby normally falls asleep while breastfeeding and he hates bottles (we’ve been working on this and now he’ll take a bit from a bottle). Any tips on how...
  2. Breastfeeding
    After my milk supply started to come in pretty well, I started breastfeeding my son on one breast at a time per feed. (1 month old). He was satiated after about 10-12 minutes on one breast. This has worked out fine for me so far and is not uncomfortable engorgement wise and I just switch breast...
  3. Breastfeeding
    I had to have a measles vaccine two days ago (which I know contains the antibiotic neomycin) and now my breastfed 10 month old daughter has a bit of diarrhea. I am currently taking probiotics. I am very scared the antibiotic in the vaccine has really harmed her microbiome/gut flora. Can it be...
  4. Breastfeeding Challenges
    It's hard enough as it is to be a nursing/pumping mom and then add in work travel, logistics, etc. A few days ago, I had the worst flight experience of my life. I was left so shaken and in a panic that I was dreading my flight home and the few other flights I already have planned. Here's my...
  5. Breastfeeding
    Hello! My name is McKenzie, and I'm a student at Arizona State University. I am doing an internship with an incredible organization called Be Her Village as part of a class this semester. Be Her Village is an organization that helps new mothers create registries requesting services that they...
  6. Breastfeeding Challenges
    All natural, nut free, tasty and delictable, yummy Lactation cookies and drinks! Milky Mama Lactation Treats & Supplements A delicious way to help produce more breast milk.
  7. New Member Introductions
    Hi, I struggled to get a full milk supply with my daughter as I had a lot of blood loss in birth. If I was to try to re-lactate, would I still experience low supply or could I possibly now get a full supply? My daughter is now 6 months old and if possible I would like to get her back onto the...
  8. New Member Introductions
    breastfeeding tips for new moms. Such as breastfeeding latching tips, breastfeeding tips with twins, Breastfeeding Tips For More Milk,
  9. Baby
    When asked about a dad's perspective on breastfeeding, I admit I get a kick out of that title, The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding. This is the name of the book published by La Leche League, and it's the Bible of Breastfeeding. The Maxim for Mammilla. The Tome for Teats. What can I say? The title...
  10. Baby
    Breastfeeding is the most natural thing in the world, and yet...sometimes, it feels everything but. Here are some great tips for beating the Booby Traps of Breastfeeding. Guest post by Kristen Tea In the past 4 years since becoming a mother and an enthusiastic breastfeeding supporter, I have...
  11. Baby
    Have well-meaning friends and family told you that breastfeeding means you can't get pregnant? Think again! Many mothers fall for the old wives' tale that says you can't get pregnant while breastfeeding. Unfortunately, believing this could lead to you getting pregnant much sooner than you...
  12. Baby
    Co-sleeping has benefits that we just can't even begin to put into words. Special little nuances that will only be remembered as the feel of our children in our arms as they went to dreamland. But co-sleeping has measurable benefits too, and they're worth sharing. We often hear about the...
  13. Baby
    I want to start this post with a little disclaimer. Breastfeeding is a very sensitive topic for moms. Many moms are SO very passionate about nursing while some aren't into it at all. Some moms want to nurse their babies more than anything - and have gone to the ends of the earth to try - but...
  14. Baby
    While there have been great strides in normalizing breastfeeding for babies, there still remains quite a bit of drama surrounding the practice of a breastfeeding toddler. This guest post originally published in 2015 is a good reminder for us all to learn and to share our knowledge with other...
  15. Baby
    As research continues to confirm that breastfeeding significantly reduces the risk that new mothers will experience postpartum depression, the Maternal and Child Health Journal report looked at information from more than 14,000 mothers and has some surprising information to add. To better...
  16. Life With a Baby
    Hi, mommies! It's Karen again. So months ago I started to use the SuperMama app to track which breast fed the baby the last time and I can tell it was a lifesaver! Do you use some other apps or gadgets to take care of the child? Can you advise me something? Thanks in advance!:x:x:x
  17. Baby
    Go beyond the basics of breastfeeding. We've compiled a list of 10 facts you may not have known about the practice of breastfeeding, and the info needs to be out there! Thankfully, breastfeeding is increasingly promoted these days. More and more evidence shows the importance of feeding babies...
  18. Baby
    As if we didn't already know how valuable breast milk is, researchers have discovered a team of immune cells in breast milk that are ready to conquer potential pathogens. There is a plethora of research on the benefits of breast milk, including its ability to build baby's brain. In fact...
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