Summer is here, and with it comes much-needed vacation time for parents. But if you're a breastfeeding mom, how do you breastfeed while on-the-go? The process may seem daunting, so here's some advice to help you keep up your supply while traveling.
Breastfeeding in Public
We are busy multi-tasking mamas, and many of us are breastfeeding and pumping for our babies on-the-go. So, what happens when you need some privacy when you’re out in public with your baby? What are public nursing or lactation rooms and how can they help?
To cover or not to cover, that is the question! Picture this: you’re walking through the store, your baby gets hungry. What do you do? Do you find a seat in the middle of the mall, unclip your nursing bra and let your little one go to town? Or do you reach into your baby-bag and whip out your trusty nursing cover? Today we’re talking about all breastfeeding covers- should you or shouldn’t you?
Breastfeeding support is critical for a new mom. Extended support groups, both online and off, are sometimes referred to as "mama tribes". Why are these groups so important and how can they help you on your breastfeeding journey?
Just because moms have the right to breastfeed in public, doesn't mean everyone will be supportive. The news is filled with moms who are constantly being attacked for nursing their babies on demand in public areas. We know it's going to happen, so what can we do as breastfeeding supporters to help encourage moms whenever possible? The answer may seem simple, but sticking up for others isn't always easy. Today we're talking about how to support moms who choose to nurse in public.
Feeding two babies away from home can be quite a challenge. What concerns do you have about breastfeeding away from home? What routine typically works best for you and your babies? Our twin mamas share their experience!
Partner support can be absolutely crucial to a breastfeeding mom's view of success. Learn more about a national campaign with the mission of de-stigmatizing public breastfeeding while encouraging partner support.
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“Baby & Me” by organicKidz is the very first nursing cover to allow mom and baby to maintain constant eye contact and the only cover that won’t flop on baby! The addition of a second rim means baby can nurse without material constantly rubbing against them. “Baby & Me” makes for a more relaxing time with… Continue Reading
Take the complicated game of hide and seek out of feeding time with the Peek Away 4-in-1 Essentials Nursing Kit. This innovative, conveniently sized bag not only makes a sophisticated fashion statement with its elegant prints and buckles, but tucked inside is a nursing pillow that props baby up for more comfortable nursing, a built-in changing pad… Continue Reading
With so much controversy over breastfeeding in public, how can a new mom feel comfortable feeding her baby when she's not behind closed doors? What are some effective ways to deal with the criticism?