Latest Posts

What is the best time to start pumping breastmilk-

What is the best time to start pumping breastmilk?

While you can begin expressing milk within a couple weeks before you give birth, you should be careful as expressing or pumping too much can induce labor. Reasons to begin pumping breastmilk before birth Your nipples are leaking colostrum – As you get closer and closer to your due date, your breasts will begin to […]

[Read more]
how to choose a nursing bra

How to Choose a Nursing Bra & The Best Nursing Bras

There’s no getting around it. If you plan to breastfeed or pump, then you will need a nursing bra. The size of your breasts will fluctuate wildly, and you will soon find yourself with a porntastic set of boobs. A nursing bra is necessary if you need extra support for your tender and sore breasts […]

[Read more]

How I wasted my time pumping a few drops of milk until I figured out how to use a breast pump. Could you be making the same mistakes that I was?

While pumping is not glamorous or comfortable, it should not hurt or take more than 15 to 20 minutes to finish. If you have any of these common pumping problems, then something is wrong. Problem: Ouch! My breast pump hurts. My nipples are sore and my pump pinches. Are you using the right size breast […]

[Read more]
How to express breast milk by hand

How to express breast milk by hand

When most mothers think of expressing breast milk, they think of large electric breast pumps with lots of tubes and parts. But one method that everybody forgets is hand expression of breast milk. It’s so simple and basic that it’s often overlooked. You will want to learn how to milk your breasts by hand for […]

[Read more]
How to get rid of breast pain from pumping

How to get rid of breast pain from pumping

You should never experience pain from using a breast pump. Soreness or pain is a sign that something is wrong and you should stop immediately. Not only is pain uncomfortable, but once you learn to associate discomfort with pumping, your let down response will diminish and you will be unable to express any milk. Over […]

[Read more]
How to store and freeze breast milk

How to store and freeze breast milk

p>With so many different ways to store breast milk, it’s easy to be confused. Should you use collection bottles or containers? How long can your refrigerate breast milk? When should you put the milk in the freezer? Can you combine frozen breast milk with freshly expressed milk? How do you keep all those bags of […]

[Read more]
How to clean a breast pump

How to clean a breast pump

While breast pumps are a convenient to use, they are also a pain to clean properly. The pump parts are full off nooks, crannies, and small holes that you have to clean and sterilize after each use. Failure to properly clean your pump parts can make your baby sick and spoil your freshly pumped milk. […]

[Read more]
Tips for working moms: how to express breast milk at work

Tips for working moms: how to express breast milk at work

More information: 16 essential tips to expressing the most milk with your breast pump Many breastfeeding moms choose to use a breast pump when they return to work. There are many benefits to pumping for both a mother and her baby: Pumping allows a breastfeeding mother to provide the best nutrition to her baby even […]

[Read more]

Most Popular