The 7 Benefits of Skin-to-Skin Contact

Skin-to-skin contact is the process of sitting quietly with your baby pressed directly against your bare chest. Baby should be naked (except for a diaper, let’s not be crazy!). In this position, baby can hear your heartbeat, breathing and blood flow. Essentially, you’re recreating the womb experience as much as you possibly can. You don’t … Continued

8 Tips for Nursing in Public

If you’re breastfeeding, you don’t want to be cooped up in the house all the time, so it’s inevitable that at some point you’ll have to nurse in public. That’s quite alright! Whether you’re a free-spirit who doesn’t mind exposing herself or you prefer to stay modest, you should nurse in whatever way makes you … Continued

7 Tips for Confident Nursing in Public

For some reason, women nursing in public seems to bother a lot of people. It’s not a crime, but the stigma many mothers face is one of the common reasons moms give up on breastfeeding and resort to formula. Moms feel compelled to leave the room, hide or just stay home all together. We need … Continued

7 Tips for Discreet Nursing in Public

For some reason, seeing a woman nurse in public bothers a lot of people. The stigma nursing mothers are forced to deal with is one the biggest reasons many give up entirely. Women know they should feel secure, but they don’t. As a community, it’s important we work together to make sure breastfeeding mothers feel … Continued

Helpful Nursing Accessories for Mom and Baby’s Comfort

It’s not secret that breastfeeding is beneficial to moms and babies. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends exclusive breastfeeding at least the first six months. Unfortunately, only thirteen percent of new moms actually follow through. We need to continue encouraging moms to breastfeed their children. For some women, however, they lack the necessary support they … Continued