Our Breastfeeding Journey

Our Breastfeeding Journey

Reading Time: 14 minutes When our first baby was born, I intended to breastfeed exclusively by nursing and pump when I returned to work. But a severe tongue-tie and small birth size threw an unexpected wrench in our plans. Our breastfeeding journey was filled with

Breastfeeding Challenges, Round Two

Breastfeeding Challenges, Round Two

Reading Time: 7 minutes For those familiar with our breastfeeding journey, you already know that we experienced some challenges breastfeeding with our first son Peanut. Our second son, Pickle, is now two months old. I wish I could tell you that this time our breastfeeding

How I Increased My Milk Supply in 8 Weeks

How I Increased My Milk Supply in 8 Weeks

Reading Time: 6 minutes I am an under-producing breastfeeding Mama. In eight weeks, I was able to increase my milk supply from barely 8 oz a day to 32-35 oz a day! How? With hardwork, determination, and following these simple seven steps.

Steps 1-4: Take Care of Your Health

Steps 1-4: Take Care of Your Health

Reading Time: 5 minutes The first four steps to increase your milk supply all have to do with caring for your health. Yes, Mama, I know it can be very hard to tend to your own needs when you have a new baby, possibly older

How to cluster pump with an example schedule

How to cluster pump with an example schedule

Reading Time: 5 minutes As I mentioned in my previous post, one of my secret weapons — aka most effective methods — I used to increase my milk supply was to mimic a nursing baby's cluster feeding. Milk production, after all, is a supply and demand

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