Category: Breastfeeding

For Mother’s day I share to you..

Since I have taken quite a hiatus in writing this blog, due to you know… Life. I thought to share with you all this fun, ‘First Born Survey!’ ūüôā   1. Was your first pregnancy planned? No. 2. Were you married at the time? Yes. 3. What were your reactions? I was in shock. My……

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We made it a year!!!

¬† YAY! We made it a year of breastfeeding!!! My goal was to EBF my baby girl for at least 365 days, which I have ¬†done so and counting! This breastfeeding journey of ours has been a rough, joyous, rocky, and euphoric road. ¬†Remembering those endless nights of piercing pain, engorgement, cracked nipples and struggling……

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8 Lactogenic Foods! (Increasing your milk supply)

Lactogenic [lak – tuh – jen – ik] “Stimulating lactation.” Back when I was pregnant, I would constantly search what foods would increase my milk supply. I’d try to incorporate them in my meals, so when our baby arrived I didn’t have to try so hard to eat them. Plus, it gave me a heads……

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Normalize Breastfeeding!

Due to an unfortunate recent event earlier this week, I have contemplated in not sharing this. But this shit has been eating at me since. ¬†I would be crazy not to share it. Also,¬†I’m sure there are some new mamas out there who have struggled with, let’s just say it… Breastfeeding in public. Our society……

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Quick Update & Breastfeeding Tips: 5 Easy Ways To Increase Your Milk Supply

I know I have been MIA for a bit, but I have a good reason. Our baby girl is approaching her half year mark! She is teething, just started eating pureed foods, and apparently wants to start walking now. ¬†Therefore, I have to keep my eyes on on her, like a hawk. Not to mention……

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SUPER Informative, Baby charts galore for new parents!

Yes! I am not embarrassed to say that I have googled a number of how to’s on changing a diaper correctly, bathing a newborn, and breastfeeding, etc. It’s all part of becoming a new parent.¬†Plus, there’s only so much those birthing and Lamaze classes can teach you. Since sharing is caring! ¬†I narrowed it down……

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Breastfeeding Abbreviations & Acronyms

  Ever wonder what those breastfeeding abbreviations and acronyms stand for? Even after 5 months of giving birth, I still am overwhelmed by all the Mommy lingo out there. So after hours of searching, I have compiled this long list to share with you all.  Have fun! Also, I‚Äôve created this for SNG and to……

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Latch On Latch Off, Breastfeeding My Newborn

When I was about 30 weeks pregnant, I took it upon myself to go to a La Leche League meeting. I was already reading several breastfeeding books, watching videos online on how to nurse a newborn, and techniques on helping your baby latch. Therefore, I wanted to attend a meeting to get a better look……

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