The World Health Organization recommends mothers breastfeed their babies for at least one year. But, there are additional benefits for mothers continue to nurse a bit longer.
Hormone imbalances can cause complicated situations for your milk supply. How do you know if your thyroid is to blame? What medications and herbs are available to treat mothers with both high and low thyroid conditions?
We continue to follow three new moms on their breastfeeding journeys. At six months, how often are our moms breastfeeding? Have they done anything special to maintain or increase milk supply? Plus, the moms prepare for the introduction of solid foods.
You can find mom-to-mom support through social media groups and forums where help is available 24/7. But what do you need to know before joining these groups? What can you expect to gain from being part of them?
Today we’re talking about what it means to be an athlete and the changes or challenges you may experience while breastfeeding and breast pumping.
Not all women are able to breastfeed exclusively. How do you know if supplementation is needed? How do you cope with the shock and disappointment?
Breastfeeding twins is possible, but there are definitely some challenges including how to feed two babies throughout the night. What happens when your babies both wake up crying at the same time? Should you tandem feed or try feeding just one baby at a time?
Our series continues as we explore what our breastfeeding moms are doing now that their babies are five months old. What does breastfeeding a five month old really look like? What about eating routines, milk supply and nursing in public?
At some point during pregnancy you probably heard a myth or two about breastfeeding. While some were helpful, others probably seemed a bit crazy. In this episode, we're separating fact from fiction by revealing the most common myths and misconceptions when breastfeeding infants.
When a mom returns to work, she often has questions about how much milk her baby needs while she's away. How many ounces are typically needed? Should you be using a "milk calculator"? Plus, how to handle caregivers who like to overfeed.
You've just had your twin babies. It may take some time for you to feel "normal" again. How does the recovery process differ for a new mom of twins. What can you expect after having either a vaginal or cesarean birth- or perhaps both?
What exactly does it take to become a badass public breastfeeder? How can you learn to feel comfortable in any environment- and what tools are helpful to have to make this transition more smooth for you? Here our special interview with Abby of the popular website and blog, The Badass Breastfeeder.
A baby's latch may look perfect from the outside, but what's happening on the inside of the mouth may be what's causing the problem. Learn how a baby's oral anatomy can impact your overall breastfeeding experience.
Join us as we continue to following three breastfeeding moms as they nurse their newborns through the first year of life. What changes have our moms seen now that their babies are four months old?