It's crazy how much milk I donated because I had an overproduction of breast milk during the first 5 months of postpartum. I produced and pumped so much milk and donated it to a friend who needed milk for their baby. During that time, I'd leak all the time and I was always easily engorged. … Continue reading A Legendairy Tale – Legendairy Milk Review
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Breastfeeding is precious. It's such a wonderful feeling and gives us mothers great pride to provide our children with nutrition that we can make with our own body. Not only are we providing our babies with the essential vitamins, nutrients, fats proteins, and antibodies they need, but we are also creating a bond that is … Continue reading Donating Breast Milk
When I used to exclusively pump, there were some days I felt as if I wasn't producing enough milk. Levels of production of milk can depend on your diet, as well as, your hormones. I was always worrying that I wasn't making enough for my baby and was afraid of "running out" milk. Especially, when … Continue reading The Power Pump!
It's the 21st Century! More and more mothers are returning back to work shortly after they deliver. In my opinion, the U.S. average maternity leave length of 12 weeks or less (if you do not qualify for FMLA) is just way too short, compared to other developed countries such as, Austria, who have maternity leave … Continue reading Tips for Pumping at Work
Whether you are exclusively breastfeeding, exclusively pumping, or formula-feeding your baby, you are still a wonder woman! Be proud you are giving your baby the best that you can offer! It is such a beautiful thing to breastfeed and for the human body to be able to produce something that will nourish a child that … Continue reading Tips for Exclusively Pumping Moms
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If you are breast feeding, and planning on going back to work or even leaving your baby for a couple of hours with a care taker, handling pumped breast milk can be a little confusing. Every now and then, when I exclusively pumped for an entire year, I still looked through a guide on how … Continue reading Storing & Thawing Breastmilk
*This post contains affiliate links*Happy Tuesday! Welcome to all my new followers on Instagram! Thank you for stopping by! A little over a year ago, I started this blog because I have a huge passion for maternal and child health. When I became a mother, it blossomed even more. I especially grew a bigger interest … Continue reading Nursing & Pumping Essentials