Top 5 Breastfeeding Myths

Other than "pain is a natural part of it" As with every other aspect of pregnancy, birth and parenting, or culture is steeped in all kinds of old wives tales and misinformation about breastfeeding. Sometimes it comes from a well meaning relative, a friend, or maybe it was just “something I read somewhere”. For example, … Continue reading Top 5 Breastfeeding Myths

Top 5 Painful Breastfeeding Challenges

Breastfeeding comes with a lot of different challenges that each mom and baby pair will navigate together. For some, achieving a proper latch can take weeks of practice. For others, milk production and transfer can require some extra help. While challenges in breastfeeding are totally normal and to be expected, one thing breastfeeding should NOT … Continue reading Top 5 Painful Breastfeeding Challenges

Breastfeeding- Conquering the First Week

Everyone always told me that breastfeeding would be the most natural and fulfilling thing I would ever do. Not to say they were wrong, but it did take a significant amount of time (and three babies worth of practice) to get to the “natural and fulfilling” part. If I had known then, what I know … Continue reading Breastfeeding- Conquering the First Week

Real Life Guide to Newborn Care

The day has finally come! Your partner pulls the car around to the hospital doors, and you nervously load your newborns car seat into the back. Or maybe you're settling into your own cozy bed with your newborn after delivering at home! The midwives are packing up to leave and you still have so many … Continue reading Real Life Guide to Newborn Care