Nursing Day 3-7: Dealing with Engorgement

Nursing Day 3-7: Dealing with Engorgement

Congratulations you’re 3 days in! Your milk has probably come in today or is just about to. You’ll notice this by your breasts feeling very full, heavy, hard and tender. This is called engorgement. Engorgement will get better over the next few days as your...
Nursing: The First 3 Days

Nursing: The First 3 Days

It’s natural, its normal, it is HUGELY beneficial.. but its not always easy. Nursing your baby is a wonderful way to provide nutrition that can never be imitated by an outside source (no formula companies have yet to come even close to matching breastmilk...
Choosing a Good Nursing Bra

Choosing a Good Nursing Bra

As pregnancy progress and your breasts are changing in preparation for breastfeeding you may start feeling the need to find a new bra. Each woman is different as far as when her usual bras start to become uncomfortable and no longer fit well. For some this could be as...
Breastfeeding Benefits for Mom

Breastfeeding Benefits for Mom

There is a lot of focus on all the nutritional benefits of nursing for a baby. While these are all true, amazing and definitely worthy of being noted we can’t forget about mom! That’s right the long list of benefits for nursing apply not only to baby but...
Protecting the Spine: Optimal Diaper Changes

Protecting the Spine: Optimal Diaper Changes

The healthy development of our babies spines is so important in those first few months of life. We have to extra careful to protect their spines prior to the baby being able to crawl as this is when much of their supporting muscles are strong enough to properly...
Reasons and Benefits of Baby Wearing!

Reasons and Benefits of Baby Wearing!

If you are pregnant right now just let me tell you how much you are gonna LOVE holding your baby in your arms! If you have had a baby before you know how true this is. The time you get to spend with your baby snuggled on your chest peacefully sleeping is going to be...