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    Traditional vs. Wearable Breast Pump: Which Should You Buy?

    There is so much to think about when it comes to feeding a newborn, especially if you plan on including breast milk in baby's diet. You'll want to feel prepared before baby arrives, and looking into breast pumps sooner than later can help alleviate stress when the time comes to purchase one.

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    Breastfeeding Your Baby While They Are Sick: An Expert Guide

    By Terressa Patterson RN BSN MS IBCLCIn partnership with Dr. Brown's Company Should you continue to breastfeed baby while they are sick? Breastfeeding is crucial for sick babies as breast milk provides vital nutrients and antibodies that can help them...

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    Sadness During Breastfeeding and D-MER

    Breastfeeding is usually associated with positive feelings – bonding with baby, relaxation, contentment – but some breastfeeding parents might experience a sudden and intense drop in mood at the start of a breastfeeding or pumping session. This feeling may not...

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    Breastfeeding While Sick – Common Questions Answered by an Expert

    By Terressa Patterson RN BSN MS IBCLC In partnership with Dr. Brown's Company As an RN and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), I understand the concerns and questions that arise when breastfeeding while sick. Here are some answers and...

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    Postpartum Anxiety: Causes, Symptoms, and Coping

    Many new moms feel an unimaginable amount of love and joy, but some women can get the "baby blues" post-birth and may be diagnosed with postpartum depression (PPD), getting in the way of those feelings of joy. Here we're going to explore the counterpart of PPD that's not discussed as often, postpartum anxiety (PPA).
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    Back to Work After Baby? Tips to Establish a Breast Milk Pumping Routine

    You've had your first few weeks and months with your little bundle of joy, and now it's time to head back to work. The reality of being a working breastfeeding parent is about to become your new normal, and there's...