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Solving One of the Great Parenting Mysteries: Spit Up and Burping

Solving One of the Great Parenting Mysteries: Spit Up and Burping
Spitting up seems to be one of those parenting mysteries. Most babies have bouts of spit up here and there, while others seem to spit up after every feed. Most of the time spitting up is nothing to worry about, but it's frustrating, and messy! Luckily, there are a few things you can try to minimize spit up during and after feedings

Feeding with Breastmilk and Formula

Feeding with Breastmilk and Formula
Adding formula into your baby’s feeding routine can be a big decision. You may wonder if it’s the right time and what is best for your baby and family. If you’re considering adding formula into your current breastfeeding or bottle feeding routine, we can help you make the transition with this simple overview.

Pumping Best Practices

Pumping Best Practices
Pumping. It’s a task that many mothers have a love/hate relationship with. 

Many situations can arise that call for a need for pumping. You may be headed back to work. You may want to give your partner the chance to feed. Or your baby may have a medical condition requiring bottle feeding or may have difficulty latching to the breast. Whether you’re new to the pumping game or just looking for a few tips, this post will help you become a pumping rock star!

Top 10 Tips for Pumping at Work

Top 10 Tips for Pumping at Work
When you’ve got a new baby, returning to work is probably the last thing you want to think about. The reality, though, is most mothers work outside the home. Whether you have six weeks or six months off, you’ll need to do some planning for how you intend to feed your baby when you’re back to work. If you’re breastfeeding, this means pumping. Advance planning will help the process run more smoothly, though problems do occasionally crop up for all working, pumping moms. Here are our top ten tips to make your experience a positive one: 

How to Create a Freezer Stash of Pumped Milk

How to Create a Freezer Stash of Pumped Milk

When you’re just starting out as a breastfeeding mom, the idea of pumping and storing breast milk can seem overwhelming. After all, you’re already dealing with exhaustion and recovering from birth. If you’re on maternity leave, maybe you feel pressed for time to learn how to pump and start to build your freezer stash of milk.

The good news is that creating a freezer stash can be done little by little, and you can make it a simple addition to your daily routine. It’s okay not to have a month’s worth of breast milk stored. Any small amount you can save will be helpful.