Shows to Binge Watch And Skip While Nursing in the Middle of the Night

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After having my twins, I spent countless hours streaming television while nursing in the middle of the night. My kids would take at least an hour to feed during each breastfeeding session, which allowed me plenty of time to watch the latest and greatest that Netfix and Hulu have to offer. Here are my 10 […]

Breastfeeding Twins: The Tools of the Trade

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In December 2012, a friend of mine found out she was having twins. My sweet friend began researching all sorts of twin related info, and as a follower of hers on Pinterest, I was privy to her twin-spired Pins. For example, a video of a woman nursing her twins. Curious about the life my cherished […]

5 Foods That Increase Milk Supply

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Tomorrow is the start of Ramadan, a very special month where Muslims fast from both food and drink from sunrise to sunset, in order to focus on themselves and their spiritual journey. Most nursing mothers do not fast during this time, but for those who do feel comfortable breastfeeding and fasting, here are five food […]

11 Dairy-Free Meals

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Why go dairy-free in your eating habits? Here’s a few common reasons … Dairy sensitivity or intolerance Gut healing Nursing mama starting an elimination diet to help baby’s digestion, mood or skin Reduce calories I’m on the very forefront of exploring dairy-free eating and I’ve been learning a lot about alternatives and culinary styles that […]

What to Expect When You are Breastfeeding (VIDEO)

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Breastfeeding is one of the best things you can do for your baby, but it can be very overwhelming for a brand new mom who doesn’t know what to expect. The media makes it look glamorous with images of a gorgeous, perfect mother sitting in a white flowing dress and calmly feeding her newborn as […]

Making Mama’s Milk & More Cookies

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When it comes to breastfeeding supplies I can rattle on and on about my favorite nursing tanks, bras and other accessories. When you’re going to be snuggling that little one around the clock, you just gotta know that there are a number of essentials! But one of my very top, ultimate favorites is Making Mama’s […]

World Breastfeeding Week 2013

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Did you know that since 1992, August 1st to 7th became World Breastfeeding Week? Neither did I! And that it is supported by UNICEF, WHO, FAO and ministries of health in many countries? Nope, me neither. This year, the makers are turning the focus to Breastfeeding Support and Peer Counseling. I am thrilled about this […]

Three Things I’ll Tell My Sisters About Breastfeeding

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My sisters don’t yet have children, but while I’m in the thick of mothering, specifically breastfeeding, I wanted to log away a few of my thoughts and feelings. This is everything I’d tell a good friend or an expectant mama with a listening ear too, so I thought, why not share here?  First, sisters of […]

5 Ways to Support a Nursing Mama When She Visits Your Home

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This month marks my 20th month of breastfeeding between my two children. In that time, I’ve nursed just about everywhere imaginable – airports, cars, parks, restaurants and one of my personal favorites, Nordstrom. Can I get an “amen” for their fantastic mother’s rooms? All those public places used to worry me when it came to […]

Recycle Your Nursing Bras With Bras2Moms

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Bras are expensive, and nursing bras are no exception. Although it might not be the most fun lingerie shopping trip, having a properly fitting nursing bra is key to breastfeeding success. Can I get a hearty “Amen!”? Too small and a mama risks plugged ducts and other complications, to loose and the lack of support […]