A Breastfeeding Journey in the 21st Century

This is a guest post written by Denielle Kennett. She is a first-time mom to her daughter Lennon and lives in St. Petersburg, Florida with her husband and two rescue dogs. She is the founder of It Takes a Village, a community dedicated to helping parents survive the first 12 weeks with their newborn baby … Continue reading “A Breastfeeding Journey in the 21st Century”

How Breastfeeding Can Help You Improve Your Mental Health

This article is a guest post written by Andrea Bell. You can learn more about her at the end of the post.    Breastfeeding is the best gift a mother could give to herself and her baby. To me, breastfeeding is not a choice it’s a huge responsibility. The benefits of breastfeeding have been well … Continue reading “How Breastfeeding Can Help You Improve Your Mental Health”

It’s Ok to Cry over an Empty Deep Chest Freezer…

This is a guest post written by Rachel Barry. You can read more about her at the end of this article.  It’s ok to cry over an empty deep chest freezer… I shed a tear today for myself, my daughter, and my empty chest freezer. Our chest freezer held one of the most important things… breast … Continue reading “It’s Ok to Cry over an Empty Deep Chest Freezer…”

The Benefits of Using a Lactation Consultant

This is a guest post by Milveen Eke-Allen is a freelance writer and blogs about motherhood at glitterandglowmom.ca. She’s a mother of one and enjoys discovering new tips and tricks that empower the journey through parenthood. The Benefits of Using a Lactation Consultant Whether you’re mom to one child or more, the initial stages of … Continue reading “The Benefits of Using a Lactation Consultant”

Bonding with a Breastfed Baby – How Fathers Do It

Breastfeeding is one of the most bonding parts of motherhood.  We get all the perks of extra cuddles, being a sense of comfort and that special bond with our new (and older) babies.  One of the most discouraging myths for new parents is that basically partners of a breastfeeding mom are despised by newborns and … Continue reading “Bonding with a Breastfed Baby – How Fathers Do It”

5 Reasons to Breastfeed your Toddler

Extended breastfeeding is often the subject of heated debates. For example, remember the Time magazine cover  showing a mother breastfeeding her 3-year-old? The story rapidly became viral, as people were calling the image shocking and abnormal. Yet, the World Health Organization recommends to breastfeed exclusively for the first 6 months and then for 2 years or longer. … Continue reading “5 Reasons to Breastfeed your Toddler”

My Breastfeeding Journey – guest post

The following is a guest post from Momzelle mama, Natalie.  We always love to hear and share real life breastfeeding journeys.  If you want to share yours, please email info@momzelle.com. I took a class at my local hospital and researched online about breastfeeding while I was still pregnant. I studied the information and tried to prepare myself. But … Continue reading “My Breastfeeding Journey – guest post”

Top Ten Tips for Breastfeeding Mothers this Holiday Season!

I love the holidays!  Fabulous food, warm drinks, cheerful music, crazy shoppers and lots of time with family and friends.  In-laws, extended family, travelling, busy schedules and unsolicited advice can make these joyful occasions quite stressful for a breastfeeding mother. Here are a few tips to keep confident and comfortable this holiday season: 1. Delegate! … Continue reading “Top Ten Tips for Breastfeeding Mothers this Holiday Season!”

Momzelle – Proud New Member of the C.A.R.E. Code Alliance

Our mission at Momzelle is to help mother’s breastfeed anywhere with confidence and in comfort.  We seek to ‘normalize’ the most natural thing because our society, unfortunately, has done a pretty good job of stigmatizing it!  I love when we get to collaborate with organizations and advocates (like The Leaky Boob and the Badass Breastfeeder) to help … Continue reading “Momzelle – Proud New Member of the C.A.R.E. Code Alliance”

The Best Breastfeeding Advice from Breastfeeding Mothers

The Best Breastfeeding Advice We did a flash giveaway on our Facebook page this week and, to enter, we asked mama’s to tell us the best piece of breastfeeding advice they have ever received.  There was only one lucky winner, but a marvelous thread of over 80 pearls of wisdom, words of encouragement and supportive … Continue reading “The Best Breastfeeding Advice from Breastfeeding Mothers”