New moms can sometimes feel overwhelmed when it comes to breastfeeding their babies. We’re continuing our series on focused on empowering and educating moms with a look at what typically happens during first 2-6 months postpartum. How often are babies typically feeding during this time? How common are distractions and how can you overcome them? Plus, great tips on pumping, nursing in public and breastfeeding throughout the night.
BONUS CONTENT:How can you avoid common pitfalls of decreasing milk supply within the first 2-6 months? (more…)
Breastfeeding is going well, and then all the sudden your baby seems uninterested. Sound familiar? Many moms associate this disinterest with signs that your baby is ready to wean, but that isn’t always the case. What are some of the main reasons babies go on nursing strikes? How do you overcome them and how do you protect your milk supply in the meantime?
BONUS CONTENT:How an overabundance of milk supply can cause a baby to go on a nursing strike! (more…)
Symptoms such as nipple pain, slow weight gain and a fussy baby may be signs that your child has a lip or a tongue tie. How can you tell if there’s really an issue? What are your treatment options? And what does this mean for your breastfeeding relationship?
BONUS CONTENT:If this issue isn’t fixed, can it have long term effects on your ability to breastfeed your baby? (more…)
At times you may need to breastfeed your twin babies away from home. The thought may seem a bit overwhelming at first, but we’ve enlisted some twin moms to share their tips on how to make it work. What are their “safe places” away from home? What gear is typically needed? And what do you do when both babies are hungry at the same time? Brought to you by our sister show, Twin Talks!
BONUS CONTENT:Our panelists share some of their funny breastfeeding “oops”! (more…)
Finding time to feed yourself nutritious foods can be a struggle when you’re a new mom. So, what exactly does your body need during this time to maintain and even enhance your milk supply? What specific foods are typically recommended for breastfeeding moms? Plus, we reveal our favorite go-to items for breakfast, lunch and dinner!
BONUS CONTENT:Learn more about some great resources for healthy, easy meals. (more…)