Breastfeeding Tips & Information



There has been much attention on specific foods and their benefits for the body. Though this has always been the case, some foods have been elevate...
5 Breast pumping tips that will make your life easier and help you pump more milk.

5 Breast Pumping Tips That Will Make Your Life and Pumping Easier

Breast pumping is a skill that can be improved upon. Try these 5 breast pumping tips to pump more milk and make pumping more convenient. 

Person - What is the Let-Down Reflex?

What is the Let-Down Reflex?

Each time baby begins to nurse the nerves in your breast send signals that release the milk in your milk ducts. This let down reflex usually happen...
Face - Breastfeeding reduces child obesity risk by up to 25%, WHO finds

Breastfeeding reduces child obesity risk by up to 25%, WHO finds

Breastfeeding can cut the chances of a child becoming obese by up to 25%, according to a major study involving 16 countries.

Breast-milk Gives Babies a Brain Boost

Breastfeeding has previously been shown to have all kinds of health benefits for babies. It helps to protect them against infections, and it’s been linked to a reduced risk of childhood obesity and leukemia, as well as cardiovascular disease in adulthood. But now, scientists have found that breast milk also increases the levels of certain chemicals in babies’ brains that are linked to its development.

Proper Storage and Preparation of Breast Milk

Breast milk storage: Do's and don'ts Breast milk storage can be confusing. Follow these practical tips on choosing containers, freezing breast mil...

Increasing your milk supply

One of the most common reasons mothers cease breastfeeding earlier than they wanted to, is because they feel they don’t have enough milk for their ...

What should I eat: Healthy Tips for Breastfeeding Mothers

What should you eat when you’re breastfeeding? The truth is that you don't need to eat any special or different foods while you're breastfeeding. ...

Breastfeeding and alcohol

Not drinking alcohol is the safest option for breastfeeding mothers. Generally, moderate alcohol consumption by a breastfeeding mother (up to 1 standard drink per day) is not known to be harmful to the infant, especially if the mother waits at least 2 hours after a single drink before nursing.

Traveling while breastfeeding? Follow this recommendations

Travel need not be a reason to stop breastfeeding. A mother traveling with her breastfeeding infant or child may find that nursing makes travel e...
Person - New to Breast Pumping? Tips for success

New to Breast Pumping? Tips for success

Learning to pump can be a daunting process. These steps will set you and your baby up for success. Find a quiet, comfortable place to sit. Br...
Person - 15 Cool Facts about Breastfeeding

15 Cool Facts about Breastfeeding

We all know the saying “breast is best” but here are some of the colossal benefits, and a couple quirky facts, about breastfeeding. 1.  Human milk...