Many mothers dream of having an oversupply, but it can be real problem and comes with its own set of breastfeeding challenges. How can a mother better control her oversupply issues? Plus, what is an overactive letdown and how can it impact oversupply?
Donating Breast Milk
You planned to exclusively breastfeed your baby, but there have been some bumps in your breastfeeding journey. One option is to supplement your baby with another mother's breast milk. And social media has paved the way for many mothers to bypass the milk banks and find mothers who are donating their own milk. But is milk sharing safe? What are the main risks and benefits? Learn more from women who have both donated and received milk directly from another mother.
October is National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. It's a tough topic to discuss, but what happens when the baby of a breastfeeding mother passes? How do you avoid engorgement if no longer breastfeeding or pumping? And what are your options when it comes to donating your milk?