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Tips on How to Eat to Lose Weight While Breastfeeding Without Losing Your Supply

Breastfeeding is both time-consuming and stressful for most moms. The last thing we want to think about is what we will be eating. The problem with that is that in those moments we tend to grab for fast foods that are quickly accessible and tasty, although unhealthy. Store bought freezer meals, chips, candy bars, cookies,

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Breastfeeding Survival Guide: 12 Things I Wish I Knew About Breastfeeding

The inspiration for this post stems from my own personal breastfeeding experience through which I realized that breastfeeding was much more difficult than I thought it would be. When I was asked if I would be breastfeeding, my first reply was, “Of course!”. I mean I had heard about how important it was, but, honestly,

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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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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 have so much that I needed to buy a separate freezer to store all of it. However, it wasn’t like this during my first month postpartum. Actually, in the beginning, I had to supplement my baby first with breastmilk and then with

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