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Posted on October 25th, 2014 by
Breastfeeding is the ultimate bonding experience between you and your baby. You will cherish it forever! Sometimes it’s not always easy to breastfeed your baby directly so storing breast milk for safe consumption later is very important. Here are some tips for safely storing breast milk. Wash you...
Posted on October 25th, 2014 by
Breastfeeding is a special time in you and your baby’s life. During pregnancy your body has been getting you ready to breastfeed your newborn baby.  While your body is getting you physically ready, you may want to do some preparation in your last trimester to ensure breastfeeding is an enjoyable suc...
Posted on October 24th, 2014 by
by Kim Walls  The values go beyond breastfeeding. Skin to skin time is special for so very many reasons. What most parents and many birthing professionals still don’t know is that skin to skin time is critical for the skin (yes, the dermis) as well as for its breast feeding benefits. During the...
Posted on August 4th, 2014 by
With a little help from my besties, the stars, I've cleared the symptoms of Mastitis and Thrush at lightening speed. Tag along as I link today's full moon astrology with the meaning behind my aching "boo-boos" and you may just find that feeling strung between career (Capricorn) and mothering (Cancer...
Posted on April 24th, 2014 by
Ten simple tips to make you a pumping pro. Sponsored by Wendy Armbruster Bell, CLEFounder & CEO of Snugabell   Pumping moms will tell you that sometimes day-to-day pumping can come with unique challenges and obstacles that you might not consider.  Luckily, there are tons of tips and resources o...
Posted on December 21st, 2013 by
This is an article that was originally posted on the IABPP website maternityinstitute.com  We are thrilled to be collaborating with Natural Baby Pros in the education and support of families worldwide as they enter the world of parenthood. This article was written by our Amanda Hammond, a regular c...
Posted on December 16th, 2013 by
This article was first published on the San Diego Breastfeeding Center blog on 10/12/12 Breastfeeding During Your Period: When Aunt Flow Comes to Visit   How many of you thought (or hoped) that breastfeeding was going to keep your period away forever (or at least for the time you were breastfeedi...
Posted on December 16th, 2013 by
This article first was published on the San Diego Breastfeeding Center blog on April 11, 2013  http://sdbfc.com/blog/2013/4/11/why-women-should-attend-a-breastfeeding-support-group-while.html   There are few things that I really focus on when a pregnant mama asks what she should know about breast...
Posted on December 16th, 2013 by
This article was first published on the San Diego Breastfeeding Center blog on 10/9/13   I hear it all the time.  Mom and partner get home from a much-needed date night to find out that grandma gave their 4-month old two 6oz bottles in 4 hours. Mom picks up her baby from daycare to find out that...
Posted on February 28th, 2013 by
What is a Lactation Consultant or Educator? Believe it or not, breastfeeding does not always come so easily to a mother and her newborn. Some babies actually have to be taught how to breastfeed! It is at these times that a lactation consultant or a lactation educator comes in quite handy. When brea...