Category: Breastfeeding

Lip Tie, Tongue Tie, and Breastfeeding

As I’m sure my regular readers know from Little A’s breastfeeding journey, ties were a HUGE obstacle to our breastfeeding success! But it wasn’t only a hindrance in breastfeeding. There was not ONE bottle that my poor kid could keep suction with. So I had to resort to putting the highest flow nipple with my […]

Read more

When Baby Falls Asleep At The Breast

At some point during those first few weeks, new – and experienced, even – moms will find themselves wondering why that baby keeps falling asleep during feedings! Whether at the bottle or breast, let’s start with the first rule of thumb – IT’S GOING TO HAPPEN. On many occasions, babies are going to fall asleep […]

Read more

Top Ten Tuesday: Breastfeeding Must-Haves

Welcome to my first Top Ten Tuesday post! I’m so excited you’re here. Today’s post is, of course, on the topic of breastfeeding. (What else would it be, right?) I hope to cover many different categories in the future though, and would love your input on each list! Read through till the bottom to find […]

Read more

The Story of Little A and the Boobies That Could

Ahhhhh… breastfeeding. It’s a magical – and incredibly frustrating – experience! Baby #2 proved to be quite a challenge in the eating department, as I’m sure is apparent from previous posts. I thought I’d gather it all together in one place for other breastfeeding mamas… Little A was born in May, and he latched on […]

Read more

6 Breastfeeding Myths

Breastfeeding is hard work! And along with tons of research and advice comes more questions than answers. Here are some of the more common issues that I myself dealt with when breastfeeding, and want to pass on to you! These myths are about to be busted… Babies get all the necessary milk within 5-10 minutes.  […]

Read more

WIN a pair of Nursing Cozys for International Day To Normalize Breastfeeding!

Alright folks, here it is! My first official giveaway!! I’m only running it TODAY and TOMORROW, June 27th and 28th. Get involved and win a pair of comfy, cozy nursing cozys. Here’s the story behind the cozy, and a quick summary below: With our newest baby came the need for a hot compress that clear […]

Read more

Let’s Get Normal! – 1st International Day To Normalize Breastfeeding

What a great day for breastfeeding mothers everywhere! Get in on all the excitement, and start helping our Country raise breastfeeding rates by participating in today’s events, as well as taking the pledge.  But first, check out this video by Kirstina Kuzmic. It’s HYSTERICAL!!!!! Seriously, if you just don’t get what all the hub-bub is […]

Read more

National Breastfeeding Week – 20% off!

I’ll pretty much use any fun reason for a discount, so here is a coupon code just for you! 20% off the breastfeeding goodness at my Etsy shop!  This nursing cozy seriously saved my breastfeeding adventure, and I hope will help others as well! You can use this awesome pack hot or cold to soothe […]

Read more

You Used Your Breast Milk For WHAT??

Breast milk is an incredible liquid! Not only does it contain 300 MORE* ingredients than formula, it can be used for more than baby nutrition. Pumping and dumping, be gone! Start saving that precious pumped liquid in those breast milk storage bottles for the incredible uses below. My personal favorite, as far as pumps go, […]

Read more

How To Fix A Plugged Duct Fast!

Photo: iStockphoto What Is Up With These Breasts?! Pain, redness, and sometimes even a lump can appear when your lactating breasts have a clog! Plugged ducts can happen at any time in your breastfeeding process. It can happen two days after that little munchkin is born, or 18 months later. Generally, though, plugged ducts are […]

Read more