Breastfeeding Challenges

Breastfeeding Challenges: When Babies Bite

Ouch! That's what happens when your sweet, little baby clamps down on you like you're a teether! Sometimes it's on accident and sometimes it's on purpose (followed by a cute smile), but it's never enjoyable for mom. So, when do babies start biting? And how do you get them to stop? Our moms share what's worked best for them!

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Modified: April 22, 2021 12:31 am

Breastfeeding Challenges: Weaning Your Baby

The time has come to wean your baby from breastfeeding. Perhaps it’s your choice or maybe you’re letting your child choose when it’s time to wean. Regardless, it can be a challenge both mentally and physically for both of you. Today we're talking with moms about the practical side of what it takes to wean their babies.

Modified: November 23, 2016 7:29 am

Breastfeeding for One Year (How Experienced Moms Made It Work)

How long will you breastfeed your baby? Do you have any goals in mind? There are different recommendations out there, but most experts say giving your baby breast milk for the first six months to one year is ideal. But, how do you actually make this happen? Today we’re exploring the practical side of breastfeeding- featuring moms who’ve been there, done that.

Modified: November 23, 2016 7:33 am

Breastfeeding Challenges: Plugged Milk Ducts

If you have a pea size lump in your breast that's tender when breastfeeding, then you could have a plugged milk duct. What are some of the symptoms? What causes these lumps and how can you tell the different between a plugged milk duct and mastitis? Plus, we'll explain how you can treat it and prevent it from coming back.

Modified: November 23, 2016 9:55 am