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    Baby-led or Parent-led Weaning

    Baby-led or Parent-led Weaning

    The natural age of weaning is a debated topic. Historically, children were not weaned before 12-18 months old and not until at least 3 years old i...
    Feed on demand

    Feed on demand

    "Feed on demand" or "responsive feeding" refers to a feeding approach in which an infant or baby is fed whenever they show signs of hunger rather t...
    Breastmilk supply, stress, and superfoods

    Breastmilk supply, stress, and superfoods

    As a Registered Dietitian & Certified Lactation Consultant, I am always amazed at the Superhero moms’ abilities; tending to the little one's ev...
    Washing Pump Parts: Tips + Hacks

    Washing Pump Parts: Tips + Hacks

    Proper cleaning of your pump parts is essential to maintain the effectiveness and safety of your pump.  Here are some tips on how often you shoul...
    Has your supply regulated?

    Has your supply regulated?

    Somewhere around 4-6 weeks postpartum (potentially as late as 12 weeks), your milk supply will begin adjusting to meet your baby's needs. How much ...
    What is your magic number?

    What is your magic number?

    What’s your “magic number” of milk removals needed to maintain or increase your milk production? Check the breast milk production chart above. You...
    Power Pumping To Increase Milk Supply: What You Should Know

    Power Pumping To Increase Milk Supply: What You Should Know

    Power pumping and Cluster pumping can be tools in your toolbox for increasing your milk supply. There may be times during your nursing and pumping...
    Tips to Know Before Returning to Work After Baby

    Tips to Know Before Returning to Work After Baby

    Going back to work after having your baby is a big transition. Planning ahead by gathering information and some preparation will help set you up f...
    How does tension in your baby's body affect feeding?

    How does tension in your baby's body affect feeding?

    When you think of breastfeeding, do you automatically think only about your baby’s latch? Breastfeeding is so much more than just the latch. In fa...
    Is it taking longer to trigger a let-down?

    Is it taking longer to trigger a let-down?

    Has this happened to you?⁣⁣ Later into your breastfeeding journey, you may notice it takes longer to trigger a let-down. This is common both with a...
    Increasing Milk Supply While Pumping

    Increasing Milk Supply While Pumping

    Feeding your baby can look different for each and every mom. Many mothers today return to work and continue their breastfeeding relationship by pu...
    Can I drink coffee while breastfeeding?

    Can I drink coffee while breastfeeding?

    Some of us really love our coffee! Caffeine passes from the mother to infant in small amounts through breast milk, but some babies don’t seem to no...