From what to bring to what to wear when you go back to work, this short guide is packed with tips for pumping moms.
I’m going to be completely honest with you – the only things you really need to bring to the hospital are an outfit to bring home baby in and a carseat.
Nursing breasts are hardworking and need support not to mention easy- and frequent-access. Unfortunately, it seems like these two criteria are often at odds. Here are 3 I like.
When she was pregnant with her daughter, she became very sick for the first three months and between throwing up and dealing with inconsiderate people, Line decided to start drawing cartoons to make light of the situation.
When I started my new life with a newborn, a life in which I saw 2 am with more regularity than ever before, it was with a fresh notebook by my bedside, in which my husband and I religiously wrote down what time Baby Julian ate, produced stool, and slept. I thought the pediatrician would be […]
I am now officially a certified post-partum doula. Between that and nursing my own babies, I’m a bit of a breastfeeding expert. So let me bust some common misconceptions for you. 1. Breastfeeding makes your boobs saggy. Actually, gravity, age, and genetics make your boobs saggy. Experts say that people who breastfeed don’t have visibly […]
Baby-friendly theaters? Yes, please. We sure love our DVRs and Netflix, but refuse to give up on going to the theater. Did you know some theaters also have special showings for new parents? These showings have different names in different cities, but the idea that yours will not (most likely) be the loudest baby in […]
Recently I received a teal Trendy Nursing Tank Top from Udderly Hot Mama to review. It comes in four colors. This is a great nursing and pumping tank. It’s long, so you can tuck it in, ruche it, or wear it with a belt. I styled my teal version in it two different ways. For work […]
Whitney passed along this mama tip to me and now I’m telling you; if your baby is starting to skip that 10pm feeding and you want to stretch the sleeping hours to ones that are more convenient, try the dream feed. We used the dream feed technique for several months (on three different babies) with […]
When I have a long stretch of unstructured time, I just about lose my mind. I like to have goals and a to-do list, even if its someone else’s list. Running out of ideas for what to do with your baby during maternity leave? Here is my list of goals for you. Try to choose […]
Our reader Deb wants to know how to introduce formula to her baby, Leah, who has been nursing almost exclusively. We have 3 tips to introduce formula and our other readers have lots more!
I recently wrote about how (and when) to choose a great maternity and nursing bra, but I thought I’d offer up my favorite nursing bras for different scenarios. If I’ve missed one of your favorites, let me know! The Workhorses These are your everyday bras – not the cutest or sexiest, but you’ll wear them […]