Mom Support

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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...

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    9 Ways to Help Boost and Maintain Your Breast Milk Supply

    Patience is the Key to Starting Out Strong Your body is built to breastfeed, and starting at birth, will flood with hormones to help you begin breastfeeding. That doesn't mean it always comes naturally! It may take some time for...

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    Creating a Breastfeeding and Pumping Schedule That Works for You

    Everything might feel brand new right now, and a little chaotic. There's a sweet little stranger that you're completely in love with, but is SO demanding! There is at least one solution to managing some of the chaos when it...