What are the Breastfeeding Benefits for Moms?

Most people know that breastfeeding is good for the baby. Breastfed babies receive a head start on fighting bacteria and viruses from cells they receive from their mothers. Babies who are breastfed overall have stronger immune systems, fewer cases of respiratory...

Can I Breastfeed When I’m Sick?

Many new moms ask if they can breastfeed when they are not feeling well. Good news! Even if you’re feeling crummy, in most situations, you can continue breastfeeding when you are sick. Why is it safe to continue breastfeeding when I’m sick? If you have a standard...

You and Your Baby’s First Week Together

You’ve had a baby! All the anticipation, the labor, the joy, and now your little one is home with you. No book or blog can perfectly explain your new baby, but as you get started on this adventure, let’s cover the basics of what to expect in this first week of your...

Confident Breastfeeding

Mothers who expect to breastfeed may not realize that their attitude is important to their ability to breastfeed. Although new mothers describe breastfeeding as a meaningful and fulfilling aspect of caring for their infants, breastfeeding can cause anxiety and stress....

Breastfeeding: A Personal and Sometimes Difficult Decision

In this fast paced world that we live in, one choice a mother can make has known benefits for her and her child…the choice to breastfeed. The list of the benefits of breastfeeding is long and includes a healthier immune system for the baby and a lowered risk of breast...