Tag: breast milk

Is breastfeeding a preemie different than a full term baby?

Is breastfeeding a preemie different than a full term baby?

The answer is yes. You’ve probably spent the last few months anxiously getting ready for your baby’s arrival. You’ve probably also thought about an ...
Breastfeeding after a natural disaster

Breastfeeding after a natural disaster

Every year nearly 850,000 people in the US are affected by a natural disaster. When a disaster strikes, power can go out, water supplies can become co ...
Breastfeeding and your diet

Breastfeeding and your diet

We received a question from a new mom asking if there are certain things she should eat while breastfeeding. Or more importantly, are there things she ...
How to establish your milk supply while your preemie is in the NICU

How to establish your milk supply while your preemie is in the NICU

If your baby is in the NICU, you may not be able to breastfeed the way you imagined. But providing your preemie with your breast milk will give her th ...
Colostrum: why every drop counts

Colostrum: why every drop counts

I’ve heard many new moms say they “have no milk” after giving birth and are worried their baby won’t be able to feed. The good news is women have drop ...
Is donor milk right for your preemie?

Is donor milk right for your preemie?

For premature babies, breast milk can be lifesaving. It is more easily digested and provides protection against many diseases. Providing breast milk, ...
Benefits of breastfeeding

Benefits of breastfeeding

Breast milk is the best food for your baby during the first year of life and we recommend exclusively breastfeeding for about the first six months. Yo ...
Keeping track of feedings and diapers

Keeping track of feedings and diapers

Did you know the March of Dimes developed a breastfeeding log just for busy moms? We hope it will make it just a little easier to see if your baby is ...

Breastfeeding 101

If you’re breastfeeding or thinking about breastfeeding, you’ve come to the right place. This post is your one-stop-shop for all things breastfeeding. ...
“Can I continue breastfeeding now that I am pregnant again?”

“Can I continue breastfeeding now that I am pregnant again?”

This is a question we often receive from moms who are breastfeeding their child when they find out they are pregnant again. And the answer is yes, you ...