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Understanding Breast Pumps and Pump Parts

If you need to spend extended time away from your baby, you’ll probably need to pump. But before you purchase your breast pump, it’s important to know more about it’s functionality. How exactly does a breast pump work? What are the key parts and features? What’s optional? And what happens when part of your pump needs replaced?

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Persistent Pain When Breastfeeding

If you’re a new breastfeeding mom, you may have some initial discomfort. You may need to adjust your baby’s latch, or perhaps the baby’s overall position isn’t quite working out. But, in general, breastfeeding should never be painful. So, what about moms who experience persistent pain while breastfeeding? How do we explain that, and how do we figure out the problem?

Traveling with a Breastfeeding Baby

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.

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Back to Work: Talking with Your Employer and Colleagues About Pumping

Going back to work after having your baby may seem daunting, but having support from your employer and colleagues definitely helps. How do you approach your employer about your pumping needs? Should you give your colleagues a “heads up” about what your schedule will be like when you return to work? And what do you do if things just aren’t working out as planned once you’re back at work?

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The Mommy Wars: How Do You Feed Your Baby?

We’re moms and we all want what’s best for our babies, right? If we truly believe that, then why aren’t we more supportive of one another? We can’t possibly know all the reasons behind a mom’s decision to feed her baby- whether it’s by breastfeeding, pumping, milk sharing, or formula feeding. And still we end up judging one another, unfairly. So, how can we change this?

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