Breastfeeding Bootcamp: How to Supplement for More Milk

There are tons of different supplements out there for boating milk supply, but it can be hard to narrow down which ones you need and how to use them. Here’s an example of what supplements I take and how I incorporate them into my day. Goats Rue I take the 10ml doses of Goats RueContinue reading “Breastfeeding Bootcamp: How to Supplement for More Milk”

Breastfeeding Bootcamp: What you need to know about pumping!

I am back to work full-time this week after a much needed break over summer. I went back to work when August was 2 months old. I worked and pumped for five weeks before summer break. Prior to returning to work and during those five weeks I pumped often to boost my board elite lowContinue reading “Breastfeeding Bootcamp: What you need to know about pumping!”

10 FREE Breastfeeding Affirmations

When I was pregnant a dear friend of mine brought me a pack of affirmations for pregnancy and labor. On the days I felt overwhelmed by all the changes taking place in my body and my life I would look through the cards for calm and encouragement- I even packed them into my birth bagContinue reading “10 FREE Breastfeeding Affirmations”

How to Make Pumping at Work- Work

This week is World Breastfeeding Week! This is a great time to celebrate what our bodily s are divinely made to do- nourish our babies! Breastfeeding is not easy though, especially when you have to return to work. Pumping at work can feel extremely overwhelming. I spent my last few weeks on maternity leave dreadingContinue reading “How to Make Pumping at Work- Work”

Troubleshooting Breastfeeding

If you are having any trouble nursing please contact a lactation specialist. You can find one here. Starting a good and strong nursing relationship with your newborn will be vital to their development, any questions or concerns you have would be gladly answered by a specialist. I by no means am a lactation specialist, IContinue reading “Troubleshooting Breastfeeding”

What They Didn’t Tell Me About Postpartum

While I was pregnant I did my fair share of research about what to expect during the Postpartum period. I felt like I was pretty well prepared to handle whatever my post-baby body would throw at me, but boy was I wrong! 1. Postpartum comes in waves. I had a list of symptoms I mightContinue reading “What They Didn’t Tell Me About Postpartum”

Must Have for the Nursing Momma

My breastfeeding journey got off to a rocky start, but there are several items that I adore that have made it so much easier!  Bamboobies Nursing Shawl This nursing cover is amazing! I had bought a cover that was more in the style of a scarf, but I use this one way more. It’s largeContinue reading “Must Have for the Nursing Momma”

I Almost Gave Up on Breastfeeding

This is the image of a very tired and worn out new momma who was on the verge of giving up. When I was pregnant with Baby A I could not wait to breastfeed. I thought how your body worked to provide exactly what your baby needed was so miraculous and looked forward to boundingContinue reading “I Almost Gave Up on Breastfeeding”