holiday gifts for new moms: nursing pajamas

Holiday Gifts for New Moms: Nursing Sleepwear

Sleepwear may not be high on your list of holiday gifts for new moms. But it should be. Most new mothers don’t get much rest in those first few weeks or months after baby is born. I was so exhausted I could hardly find time to take a shower, much less change out of my […]

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Air Travel and Breastfeeding: Five Tips for Nursing and Pumping Moms

Are you a nursing mom planning to fly with your infant? Maybe have a business trip planned (without baby) and must maintain your milk supply across a few time zones? Air travel and breastfeeding can be challenging and not just for the obvious logistical reasons. The TSA and several airlines have been in the news […]

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Nursing Nightwear: What You Need to Know

I didn’t think of taking nursing nightwear to the hospital for the birth of my first child. It wouldn’t have mattered because I ended up having an emergency c-section. The umbilical cord had gotten wrapped around my little boy’s neck — twice. (Everything turned out fine, thank you.) But it was a long, tiring, 24 […]

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What it Takes to Succeed at Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is like child-rearing: not as easy as it first appears. Women’s breasts don’t look all that complicated from the outside. But our mammary wonders produce a mysterious, magical food source that can’t be measured. And no two mothers have the same nursing experience. Plus each baby is unique. My three presented me with distinct […]

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