Big Latch On 2017

What is the Big Latch On? It is a celebration held annually over two days during World Breastfeeding Week (August 1st – 7th).  This year the Big Latch On takes place on August 4th and 5th.  It is an event that aims to protect, promote & support breastfeeding families. It endeavors to do this by: Providing … Continue reading “Big Latch On 2017”

Relaxation and meditation tips for nursing moms

Breastfeeding is one of the greatest challenges many women will face after having a baby. While breastfeeding comes easily and naturally for some mothers and their infants, the struggle for the perfect (and painless) latch frustrates many mothers…sometimes to the point of tears.   According to the 2014 Breastfeeding Report Card issued by the Centers … Continue reading “Relaxation and meditation tips for nursing moms”

Breastfeeding an adopted baby – what you should know

Adoptive breastfeeding is becoming increasingly common as the society moves towards embracing this new idea.  Not only is it possible to breastfeed an adopted infant but more and more mothers are interested in the possibility of fostering new-borns. It can be a rewarding experience for both the mother and her adopted child. Adoption can be … Continue reading “Breastfeeding an adopted baby – what you should know”

Foods to Help Maintain a Healthy Milk Supply

Foods to Help Maintain a Healthy Milk Supply    There’s no doubt that breastfeeding requires a lot from your body.  After all, your body burns hundreds of calories a day as it produces energy to keep up with the demands of a hungry infant or toddler. For this reason, eating foods that will help increase … Continue reading “Foods to Help Maintain a Healthy Milk Supply”

Breastfeeding: Can having a doula help?

Breastfeeding is the normal continuation of pregnancy. It is a physiological process provided by nature. Sometimes it can be difficult and ongoing support before, during and after pregnancy can be very useful. Studies have also shown that success is more likely with the support of spouses, peers and health professionals. The presence and continued support … Continue reading “Breastfeeding: Can having a doula help?”

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”

Online Breastfeeding Support to Real life Friendship

The following is a guest post from a Momzelle Mama, Melissa Carey. I want to tell you a story of how encouraging a breastfeeding mom, even a stranger, can turn into a marvelous, meaningful friendship. Read on to find out how this came to be for me. I live in Midwest U.S.A. and am married … Continue reading “Online Breastfeeding Support to Real life Friendship”