Author: loveliliya

27 Helpful Charts for Breastfeeding Moms

Breastfeeding might be natural, but it still requires a whole lot of effort. Both mom and baby are learning how to work together to get to that comfortable endpoint of confident nursing. Still, the journey is quite overwhelming. Breastfeeding is one of those things that is mostly self-taught. Sure lactation consultants helped me a lot,

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40+ Hacks, Tips, and Tricks Every Mom Should Know

Being a mom is tough, especially if this is your first time entering into the difficult role. Any tips and tricks are much needed and appreciated, I know because I have been there. Therefore, I wanted to compile the ultimate list of mom hacks any mom (first-time or not) would appreciate. Which means that the

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The Best Natural (& Safe) Remedies to Combat Cold/Flu Season

I used to dread flu season. Waking up in the morning with a sore throat and a stuffy nose is a major mood killer and ruins the day’s productive potential. What’s worse is getting sick WHILE pregnant or breastfeeding. Many over the counter medications aren’t safe for use during either, and probably not recommended for

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Ways To Reduce Your Baby’s Risk for Obesity

Obesity has been on the rise and a lot goes into what actually puts anyone at risk. Although genes are an important factor, nurture is no less of an important facet of obesity. You as a mom have an enormous influence on whether or not your baby will be at risk for obesity later on

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The Ultimate Guide to Feeding Your Baby Through a Nursing Strike.

The moment my baby refused to nurse was devastating to me. I just balled watching my baby girl feeding on a bottle. Call me crazy, but having her choose another nipple over mine was hard to swallow. I had no idea what had happened to my pro nurser who just earlier looked forward to breastfeeding.

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Breastfeeding Problems and How to Properly Identify a Tongue and Lip Tie

I looked forward to breastfeeding when I was pregnant. Of course, I wanted to provide the best nourishment for my little one. I never realized that breastfeeding would end up being one of the most difficult commitments I’ve ever had! One of the biggest reasons for this difficulty was the fact that my baby girl

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My Breastfeeding Story: How I Went from Supplementing to a 400 oz Stash in a Month

So currently, my milk stash is at 552.6 oz to the dot. I actually ended up saving up almost 800 oz of pumped breast milk before I decided to wean off of the pump, and I donated the extras to a mommy in need. But I have had so much that I needed to buy

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My Top 5 Useful Apps for First Time Moms

To be honest, I didn’t go out searching for these, they just sort of were recommended to me on my journey through pregnancy and motherhood. Therefore, I don’t doubt that there might be other apps that are must-haves for mommas. However, I did find these five to be particularly useful! A look ahead… I. BabyCenter

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Mom Hack: Surviving the Newborn Phase

Oh, the newborn phase, when sleep is but a memory and your entire life is consummated in one little human. As a first-time-mom, when I entered this unknown territory, “shock” is an understatement to what I experienced (I am sure all you mommas can agree!). I am still recovering, more like adjusting. It’s like your

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