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HOW TO CLEAN YOUR BREAST PUMP – LAZY MOM’S GUIDE

Table of Contents HOW TO CLEAN YOUR BREAST PUMPCDC BREAST PUMP CLEANING STEP BY STEP ALTERNATIVE TO WASHING BY HANDSANITIZE DAILY FOR EXTRA PROTECTIONBREAST PUMP CLEANING TIPSCLEANING PUMP PARTS AT WORKCLEANING BREAST PUMP PARTS ON THE GOSTERILIZING BREAST PUMP PARTS AT WORKCLEANING BREAST PUMP TUBINGBREAST PUMP CLEANING HACKSWHEN THE CDC GUIDELINES MUST BE FOLLOWED TO THE …

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21 Ways to Make Sure You Are Bed-sharing Safely

Table of Contents 21 Ways Make Sure You Are Bed-Sharing Safely Bed-sharing On the RiseThe Difference Between Co-Sleeping and Bed-SharingBed-sharing Safely and the Safe Sleep 7Extremely Dangerous PracticesDecreasing Risk of Bed-SharingAdvantages of bed-sharing when breastfeeding AAP Safe Sleep Recommendations Baby Co-SleepersThe Baby BoxFinal Thoughts21 Ways Make Sure You Are Bed-Sharing Safely  Sharing is caring!28sharesShareTweetPin It!21 Ways Make Sure …

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Breastfeeding and Reflux

Table of Contents BREASTFEEDING AND REFLUXGERDGastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) is when the acid from the stomach causes pain. In some cases damage to the esophagus can occur.GERD SYMPTOMS IN BABIESCAUSE OF REFLUX IN BABIESCAN TONGUE TIE CAUSE REFLUX?BREASTFEEDING TIPS FOR A BABY WITH REFLUXFOODS TO AVOID WHEN BREASTFEEDING A BABY WITH REFLUX Hidden Dairy!!!REFLUX MEDICATIONSH2 …

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A Fashionista’s Secrets to Dressing for Breastfeeding With Style

Table of Contents Dressing for Breastfeeding With StyleYour Secret Weapon: a Nursing Tank TopNursing BrasNursing sleep brasClothing designed for nursingWhere to Shop for Nursing ClothesBest Nursing Clothes to PurchaseCloset Shopping for Nursing ClothesNursing Patterns for BreastfeedingNursing PJ’sCovering Up While BreastfeedingNot Covering UpClothes for Working and PumpingWorst Things to Wear When BreastfeedingGo From Functional to FashionableDressing …

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Simple and Easy Guide to Building Your Breast Milk Stash

Table of Contents Who Needs a Stash of Breast Milk in Their Freezer?How to Stock Up on Breast Milk While BreastfeedingHow Much Milk Should You Stash?Tricks and tips to get more milk for your stashPower pumpingWearable PumpWhere to keep your milk stashOrganizing your stashThe method used most frequently to store milk in the freezer:Milk Stash …

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Weaning – How To Stop Breastfeeding

Table of Contents How To Stop Breastfeeding When It’s Time To WeanWhy Stop Breastfeeding?Ways to Wean From BreastfeedingGradual Weaning From Breastfeeding  How to Stop Breastfeeding Cold TurkeyWeaning Problems For MomPain From WeaningMisinterpreting Signs Baby Is Ready to Wean From BreastfeedingFeelings When You Stop BreastfeedingYour Breastfeeding StoryWeaning – How To Stop BreastfeedingWhen you decide your exclusive pumping …

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How to Clear a Clogged Duct (Including a Little Known Way)

Table of Contents Clearing a Clogged Milk DuctWhat is a clogged duct?What causes a clogged duct?How long does a clogged duct last?Best remedies for a clogged ductWarm Castor Oil Compress Cure for Clogged DuctsHow to prevent a clogged ductHow is a clogged duct different from mastitis?How To Clear a Clogged Duct Clearing a Clogged Milk …

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Breastfeeding for Beginners – Don’t Sabotage Yourself

Table of Contents  Breastfeeding for BeginnersBreastfeeding Tips for the First Few DaysWhen will my milk come in?How often should my baby breastfeed?Should I wake my newborn to feed?How long should a breastfeeding session last?Positions for breastfeedingCross-cradle Hold Cradle Hold Football Hold Side-lying Hold How to get a deep latchBreastfeeding Pain ReliefHow Do I Prevent Sore NipplesBreast engorgement managementBreastfeeding for …

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Exclusive Pumping – Everything You Need to Consider

Table of Contents Exclusive PumpingWhy Choose Exclusive Pumping?Exclusive Pumping Right From the Start Temporary Exclusive PumpingTriple FeedingSevere Nipple DamagePremature BabyHow to Get Exclusive Pumping EstablishedPumpsNipple Pain From PumpingChoosing a Breast PumpPumping AccessoriesPumping ScheduleExclusive Pumping When You Have Low Milk SupplyHow Long Should You Exclusively PumpOne Last ThoughtWhen you decide your exclusive pumping journey should come to …

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30 Ultimate Breastfeeding Hacks for New Moms

Table of Contents Breastfeeding Hacks Every New Mom NeedsBreastfeeding Hacks for Engorged BreastsHacks for Breastfeeding in PublicBreast Pumping Hacks30 Ultimate Breastfeeding Hacks for New Moms Breastfeeding Hacks Every New Mom Needs Let’s be real, breastfeeding can be hard. These breastfeeding tips will make it so much easier for all of you new mamas. I have …

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15 Essentials Every Mom Needs in a Breastfeeding Basket

Table of Contents That is why you need a breastfeeding basket.Locations for Your Breastfeeding BasketNursing EssentialsA water bottleBra pads Lanolin A snack9 Non-perishable Snack Ideas for the breastfeeding momBurp ClothsDiapersBaby wipes Hand sanitizer A blanket A trash bag Items for MomLip balmHand lotionTissuesSomething For DistractionMagazineBook or Kindle15 Essentials Every Mom Needs in a Breastfeeding Basket-T …

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Foremilk, Hindmilk and Block Feeding

Table of Contents How block feeding can help breastfeedingBlock feeding could be the answer to your breastfeeding struggles. Oversupply and the Fussy Baby What is Foremilk and Hindmilk?What is block feeding?Decreasing Milk Production by Block FeedingHow block feeding helps breastfeedingThe Breastfeeding Block Feeding Sweet SpotFast Milk FlowSigns of fast milk flow:Final ThoughtsRelated Posts:How Block Feeding Can …

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What No One Tells You About Nipple Shields for Breastfeeding

Table of Contents NIPPLE SHIELDS FOR BREASTFEEDINGWhat is a Nipple Shield?Is a Nipple Shield for Breastfeeding Good or Bad?Why Did Nipple Shields for Breastfeeding Have a Bad Rap?Reasons to Use a Nipple ShieldBad Reasons to Use a Nipple ShieldWhat Are the Disadvantages of a Nipple Shield?Should I Try a Nipple Shield?How Do I Know What …

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Too Much of a Good Thing – How to Decrease Breast Milk Supply

Table of Contents How To Decrease Breast Milk SupplyDo You Have Too Much Breast Milk?Why Oversupply of Breast Milk HappensHow Moms Can Cause Oversupply of Breast MilkOversupply of breast milk and pumpingPreventing oversupply of breast milkPumping for EngorgementPump only if you need toWhen Is It Okay to Start Decreasing Your Milk Supply?One Side vs Both …

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How to Safely Survive a cold while breastfeeding

How to Safely Survive a Cold While Breastfeeding

Table of Contents SURVIVING A COLD WHILE BREASTFEEDINGWhat Are Safe Cold Medicines While BreastfeedingDrugs for body aches and headachesDrugs for Cough and CongestionWhat Cold Medicines To Avoid While BreastfeedingNatural Cold RemediesHomeopathic remedies for cold symptoms:Can a Baby Catch a Cold From Breastfeeding?Final ThoughtsSURVIVING A COLD WHEN BREATFEEDING SURVIVING A COLD WHILE BREASTFEEDING One minute you …

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Epic Guide: Everything You Need to Know About Breastfeeding and Returning to Work

Table of Contents BREASTFEEDING AND RETURNING TO WORKWhy You Should Keep Breastfeeding After You Return to WorkBenefits for Employers Your Plan for Breastfeeding and Returning to WorkWhen to Return to Work Growth Spurts and Returning to WorkFull-time vs Part-timePlan, Plan and Then Plan Some More!Breastfeeding Laws at WorkBreastfeeding at WorkCommon ProblemsLet’s talk about each one and what to …

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How to Safely Survive Second Night Syndrome

Table of Contents SURVIVING SECOND NIGHT SYNDROMEWhat is Second Night Syndrome? Why second night syndrome happens Coping Techniques to Survive Second Night SyndromeWarning SignsFinal ThoughtsRelated Posts SURVIVING SECOND NIGHT SYNDROME Newborns sleep, eat and cry. This we know. But how much sleeping should we expect? How much crying is normal? Is eating all the time a warning sign? What …

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Breastfeeding the First Week: 5 Easy to Remember Tips

Table of Contents 5 Easy to Remember Tips for Breastfeeding the First WeekThe Five Tips 1 – Do skin to skin2 – Breastfeed early and often3- Rest4 – Get a pediatrician who is supportive of breastfeeding. (Substitute family doctor, nurse practitioner, PA, or whoever is going to be providing care for your baby).5 – Get help …

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The Ultimate List of the Best Breastfeeding Accessories

Table of Contents The Best Breastfeeding Accessories Accessories for Breastfeeding Ease and ComfortBreastfeeding pillowWhich breastfeeding pillow is best?Front carrier Nursing stool Reusable bra padsPumping Breastfeeding AccessoriesExtra hand pumpHands free pumping braThere is no denying that pumping takes time. Time is one thing that all new moms are short on. The hands free pumping bra was a game changer for …

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Breastfeeding the First Day

Breastfeeding the First Day – All You Need to Know

Table of Contents BirthSkin to skin First FeedingsNewborn stagesColostrumPosition and LatchHow Often Should You Expect Your Baby to be Breastfeeding in the First Day?What if your baby doesn’t want to eat at all the first day?What to do if your baby is not interested in breastfeeding the first dayThings to Avoid the First DayFinal ThoughtsDownload my …

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Everything You Need to Know About Pumping Breast Milk!

Table of Contents PUMPING BREAST MILK – ALL YOU NEED TO KNOWTop 3 Motivations for Pumping Breast MilkWhy Should I Pump?What Kind of Breast Pump Should I Choose? When choosing a pump the primary questions you should ask are:Breast Pump RecommendationsBreast Pumps and InsuranceSecond Hand and Used Breast pumps1. Closed vs Open SystemWhen Is the Best …

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Essential Oils for Nursing Moms

Table of Contents Essential Oils for Nursing MomsMy Story Before Essential OilsBefore We Begin…Essential Oils for Nursing MomsEssential Oils for Sore/Cracked NipplesEssential Oils for Peace and RestEssential Oils to Avoid While NursingEssential Oils for Emotional SupportEssential Oils for Nursing Moms Essential Oils for Nursing Moms Essential oils are wonderful for so many things including cleaning …

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Jenny’s Mommy Story

Table of Contents How I Didn’t Let Tongue Tie End My Breastfeeding StoryWhat is Tongue Tie and Why It Needs To Be AddressedLatch and Tongue TieWhere Did My Milk Go?A frenecto-what?RecoveryNursingWork with a lactation consultantYes, you can get your milk backA word on supplementsYour baby will be just fineAnswering All Your Questions About Tongue-tie and …

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Going Dairy Free for Your Breastfeeding Baby

Table of Contents Going Dairy Free for YourBreastfeeding BabyFood Intolerances and BreastfeedingTen most common foods that cause intolerance symptomWhy go dairy free for breastfeeding?Excessive spitting up with fussiness.Excessive crying by baby (mom crying because her baby is crying all the time doesn’t count)Watery or mucousy stools that may be greenPossibly blood in baby’s stoolsConstant gunky (that’s …

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Milky Minute -Breastfeeding Failure and Guilt – Don’t Let it be a Thing

Milky Minute – Breastfeeding Failure and Guilt  Don’t Let it be a Thing I did a consult with a mom recently. As I got her history she said she was exclusively pumping and bottle feeding. She said she ran out of patience with the problems they were having with latch. I sensed that she felt guilty about this decision. I …

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Breastfeeding and Traveling Tips

Table of Contents Breastfeeding and Traveling TipsGeneral Tips For Breastfeeding and TravelingRoad Trip Breastfeeding and Traveling TipsSafety FirstAirplane Trip Breastfeeding and Traveling TipsTrips Without Your Baby Traveling With BreastmilkBreastfeeding Tips in PublicBreastfeeding CoversFinal Thought  Breastfeeding and Traveling Tips Vacation, business trip, long distance move. These are all reasons why you might be traveling while you are …

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Finding Your Breastfeeding Support

Table of Contents Finding Your Breastfeeding Tribe My Story The Common Bond Writing Your StoryWhere to Look When There’s No One Facebook to the RescueSmaller Online Group OptionsGuided Discussions or Open? Formal Help  Finding Your Breastfeeding Tribe Moms need other moms. You weren’t meant to go through this powerful experience on your own. When you are breastfeeding, it is very important …

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The Reluctant Weanling-Weaning a Toddler

Table of Contents Weaning a ToddlerAre you mom enough?Mother Led WeaningBreastfeeding and Pregnant?Weaning methods: Make a planWhat Is Your Starting Point When You Begin Weaning?Talk to your child about weaningShould You Start Weaning Morning or Night First?Weaning A Toddler From Night NursingDistractions for Daytime WeaningCalendar and Celebration of Completing WeaningWhat to wean to?Feelings About WeaningOne Final …

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Breast Pumping Tips-the Secrets You Need to Know

Table of Contents Pumping Tip #1: Type of PumpPumping tip #2: Time of DayPumping Tip #3: Before, During or After a Feeding?Consistency matters!Pumping Tips for Occasional PumpersPumping Tips for Moms who are Working PumpersExclusive PumpersPumping Tips for Comfort Tips to Pump QuicklyPumping Tips I Don’t RecommendMilk storage timesOne Last Thought Do you ever use a breast …

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Milky Minutes – I see breasts everywhere

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Ten Steps to Make Breastfeeding Easier

Table of Contents TEN STEPS TO MAKE BREASTFEEDING EASIERThe Ten StepsStep 1 –Take a breastfeeding classStep 3 – Choose a supportive health care provider for your baby TEN STEPS TO MAKE BREASTFEEDING EASIER TEN STEPS TO MAKE BREASTFEEDING EASIER Breastfeeding is hard! Breastfeeding is easy! You will hear both of these proclamations. Which is it? The truth is …

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