Although breastfeeding is a beautiful and a natural experience, it often poses certain challenges no one told you about. Don’t worry, you are adapting to a new normal. Here you’ll find what you need to know from before your baby is born, getting through those first few days, finding your breastfeeding rhythm, going back to work, and everything in between. When its 3AM and you need a quick solution to get through the night, we have the answers you need at your fingertips. We’ve listened to moms and connected them with qualified experts and exceptional resources for over 18 years.
You’re experiencing so many changes (emotionally, physically and socially!) and you are seeking expert advice on what to expect after your baby is born. Nine months doesn’t seem long enough to learn, read and absorb everything. Remember to relax. Many new moms experience the same mix of emotions. So much of your focus is on labor and childbirth, but now is the time for you to prepare for what lies ahead, breastfeeding. We’re here to help every step of the way.
Your world has turned upside down since the arrival of baby (but in the best way possible). You’ll find love comes easily, but breastfeeding can be challenging, especially in the beginning. Go easy on yourself if you have a tough time getting the hang of it —this is normal, and you’ll get through it. Read on to learn what you need to know to navigate through the first six weeks.
While breastfeeding is a natural experience, like anything new, practice will be the secret to your breastfeeding success. Everything you need to know to establish a successful breastfeeding routine can be found here. This will help you and your baby discover the most comfortable, and enjoyable breastfeeding experience.
It’s 3AM and you are looking for a quick solution at your fingertips. Here you’ll find solutions to the most common breastfeeding challenges. What you’re going through is normal! You’re not alone—other moms have been through the same obstacles and we’re also here to help.
Heading back to work and separating from baby can be tough. Plus you’ll need to establish a new breastfeeding routine. You’ll need to develop a pumping schedule, discuss your options with your employer and overcome a new set of challenges (how do I relax for letdown to occur?). Remember, you can do it.
Whether you’re a new mom dropping by to check out the view from the other side – or a soon-to-be dad preparing for the biggest job of your life – you are probably wondering the same thing: what role will dad play in the breastfeeding relationship? Here’s a little secret: It takes three to make a thing go right. In a 2009 study, Bravado learned that women are more likely to breastfeed if the man in her life supports it. So dads don’t underestimate your role in this relationship! Whether you’re a first-time father or you’ve been around the block a few times, we’re here to help you navigate these unfamiliar waters. From a candid look at what women really want (and need!) in terms of support, to insights from a veteran dad of breastfed babies – we’ve got the inside line on the man behind the milk.
Here you’ll find an archive of all of our breastfeeding resources written by our certified experts. Everything you ever wanted to know and more is right at your fingertips and just a click away.
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