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Breastmilk is amazing, yes, but neuroscience shows that breastfeeding has many benefits that extend beyond the milk itself. Have you heard of oxytocin? It’s a hormone most famous for its role in childbirth and nursing. Oxytocin gets contractions going, and in breastfeeding it goes hand in hand with prolactin, the hormone that’s in charge of […]
We’ve all seen the movies- a young, gorgeous couple has drunk sex, conceives a baby effortlessly, woman goes into labor and channels all of her discomfort at her husband- yelling and cursing at him, “YOU DID THIS TO ME”. Then baby is born (magically already clean and swaddled) and the parents share a knowing look, […]
We LOVE sharing the breastfeeding love through imagery, which is why we are so passionate about showcasing moms breastfeeding on Instagram, the visual social media network. That’s a lot of boobs and babies. So why is it that Instagram moms #cantstopwontstop when it comes to showing their babies getting that sweet liquid gold? Because visualization […]
I remember seeing a .gif online about making it through the first three months of breastfeeding. The .gif implied that it starts getting easier after six weeks, and one you make it to three months, breastfeeding is smooth sailing. It’s true that as much as you cherish the bond and connection with your newborn that […]
It’s the most wonderful time of the year… Jk. It’s cold, miserable, and everyone walks around in a permanent state of grumpy & frozen. But I’m talking about the worst part of this time of year. I’m talking about nausea, vomiting, chills… you know, flu season. As a childcare provider, there are two times of […]
Breastfeeding is and can be the most intimate and beautiful moments you have with your baby. The sleepy dust that follows, the snuggles, the endless hours rocking in a dark room, just breathing in your baby as you nurse. I loved nursing and now, after weaning my 2nd and possibly last baby, I miss it. […]