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”

New Mom? 4 Tips For Making Sure Your Baby Gets The Nutrients It Needs

  This is a guest post by Kara Masterson. She is a freelance writer from Utah. She enjoys Tennis and spending time with her family.   One of the main concerns of new moms is providing their baby with enough nutrition to ensure that the infant can continue to grow and develop. Those who are … Continue reading “New Mom? 4 Tips For Making Sure Your Baby Gets The Nutrients It Needs”

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”

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”

10 tips for Breastfeeding a Newborn

Top 10 Ways to Help Breastfeeding Start Smoothly 1. Prepare before the birth of your baby You would not give birth without being informed, without seeking answers to your questions, right? Well, I encourage you to do the same for breastfeeding! Go find the answers to your questions. Sort out the overwhelming information with an educated professional. … Continue reading “10 tips for Breastfeeding a Newborn”

My Most Helpful Breastfeeding Tip

Welcome to The Breastfeeding Cafe Carnival! This post was written as part of the Breastfeeding Cafe’s Carnival. For more info on the Breastfeeding Cafe, go to www.breastfeedingcafe.wordpress.com. For more info on the Carnival or if you want to participate, contact Claire at clindstrom2 {at} gmail {dot} com. Today’s post is your tips to succeed. Please … Continue reading “My Most Helpful Breastfeeding Tip”

6 Breastfeeding Positions worth a try

I wish I had been shown some of these breastfeeding positions before the birth of my daughter. It took me months to discover some of them were even possible! It can be useful to know various breastfeeding positions, but it is by no means necessary to try them all during the first week. Changing position … Continue reading “6 Breastfeeding Positions worth a try”

5 Tips for a Great Breastfeeding Start

Start Early Get as much skin to skin contact with your baby as you can. Delay unnecessary procedures that may interfere with the first breastfeeding, and get your baby at your breast within the first half hour after birth – the baby may even self attach if you let him do so ! Have frequent, unrestricted … Continue reading “5 Tips for a Great Breastfeeding Start”