New moms are well aware of the benefits of breastfeeding their newborns, but there are times when it can feel like an exercise in torture if Baby doesn’t latch correctly. That doesn’t necessarily mean you and your baby are doing it wrong. He might simply have ankyloglossia, or tongue-tie, in which the band of tissue… Read more »
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People rush to help when babies are born. Well-meaning people brought me things like casseroles and offers to babysit and all the receiving blankets I could handle. “Mom needs her rest!” they said, eager to hold my new baby. But if we’re being honest here, a baby who slept 18-hours a day wasn’t what kept me… Read more »
You’re headed back to work, leaving your breast-fed baby behind. Here are some tips to help you be successful with pumping at work.