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4 Ways a Digital Breastfeeding Class Can Help You

Our culture sends messages that make new parents question their self-worth, and a digital breastfeeding class can help you combat that doubtful voice inside. Many new parents tend to live on a slippery slope of anxiety, frequently wondering, “Am I enough to feed this baby?” Spoiler alert: You are! Here are 4 ways a digital …

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Partner Support During Breastfeeding

4 Ways to Prepare Together When it comes to a successful postpartum journey, one of the most critical things is strong partner support during breastfeeding. Research has shown that having a supportive partner greatly increases your chance of breastfeeding for six months or more. Given the importance of partner support when breastfeeding, I have to wonder, …

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Successful Breastfeeding After Breast Implants!

The story of successful breastfeeding after breast implants begins long ago. My tumultuous relationship with my breasts started when I was 9 years old. I hadn’t even entered puberty, but I was already planning to get breast implants and wake up one day with the boobs of my dreams. Yes, it is very sad that …

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Overcoming Breastfeeding Challenges: Should I Take a Digital Class or Have a Private Consultation?

Which One Is Right for You? AAhhhhh… breastfeeding challenges. It’s common to hear people refer to breastfeeding as a natural process, and it is. But it’s not a given that sustaining a tiny human with your boobs is going to be easy! Most parents struggle with doubting themselves and their ability to feed their baby. …

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Eliminating Dairy While Breastfeeding

In health care, we talk a lot about what’s normal and what’s not. Normally, most breastfeeding parents can eat whatever they like in any amount, whenever they want. Most babies tolerate their parent’s breastmilk just fine. So, why does it seem like people are eliminating dairy all the time while breastfeeding?  Also, many young babies …

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Talk To Your Employer About Pumping

When you’re expecting, you probably have many tasks to check off your to-do list before the baby is born. One of them might be talking to your employer about your plans to return to work after maternity leave. If you plan to breastfeed, a necessary conversation will be pumping while you’re at work. When is a good …

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Supplementing While Breastfeeding- 6 Tips

If you are pregnant or have recently had a baby, you might be thinking about going back to work after maternity leave. Breastfeeding parents, in particular, sometimes have increased anxiety about returning to work. Expressing milk, preparing bottles, cleaning all those supplies — it can feel overwhelming. Maybe even so daunting that you think: “I guess …

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