If your baby needs supplementation shortly after birth, you may asking yourself a million different questions. Will you be able to make enough milk to eventually breastfeed? What are your options for supplementation during this time? Should you pump? And what’s the best way to transition to the breast? (more…)
Despite every intention to breastfeed their babies, sometimes moms must look for alternatives, such as feeding their babies their expressed breast milk. What are the pros and cons for exclusively pumping? How can pumping impact a mother emotionally? Plus, how to choose the right parts to help make exclusive pumping work for you and your baby. (more…)
A partner’s support is crucial to a breastfeeding moms’ sense of success. But partners who aren’t lactating may find it difficult to understand their supporting role and know how to better assist their breastfeeding partner with the process. What can partners do prenatally and postpartum to increase the odds of meeting their breastfeeding goals? Today you’ll learn all about a national campaign with the mission of de-stigmatizing public breastfeeding by education men and empowering women. (more…)
If Breast Milk is the most perfect nutrition for your growing baby, then why are exclusively breastfed babies encouraged to supplement with Vitamin D? Is this recommendation really warranted? How much Vitamin D is good for both mom and baby? And what options do you have when it comes to how you supplement your child?
BONUS CONTENT: Do the changes in seasons impact the amount of Vitamin D your baby is getting? (more…)
Irritating and judgmental breastfeeding comments can really derail a mom, and even ruin her experience nursing her baby. How can you cope with these statements without having your self esteem completely squashed? What’s the best thing to say when you feel like you’re being attacked? And is there any way to stop these comments before they even happen? Plus, listen to our special interview with Bébé au Lait and save 20% when you use our special promo code “TBG14″.
BONUS CONTENT: Favorite tips for dealing with judgmental comments from complete strangers. (more…)