How to Unclog Nipple Pores

woman looking into the camera hiding half her face with a sweater

I can’t believe I just typed that title. But yes, as a mother who has breastfed three babies, I shouldn’t be surprised. Dignity is just about the last thing that I should expect anymore, with children. When you are breastfeeding, your lady parts take on a life of their own. They do so many things … Read more

Giving Up on Breastfeeding: Should I?

Giving Up on Breastfeeding

Are you thinking about giving up on breastfeeding? First thing I gotta tell you Mama, is that if you searched that term like several thousand people do every month, don’t feel ashamed. Breastfeeding your infant is a very personal choice. But the way our society is set up, women are criticized for all of their … Read more

Coping with a Nursing Strike

Coping with a Nursing Strike

As moms, we’ve all been there. Out of the blue (as we thought) our baby suddenly refuses to nurse. He or she is on strike, but not in the traditional sense of the word. While your baby may be refusing to nurse, this could be a sign of some other factors. Your baby needs to … Read more

How Do I Wean My Baby From Breast milk to Formula?

How Do I Wean My Baby From Breastmilk to Formula

Making a change from breast milk to formula might seem like a simple transition. In reality, this transition can be a real struggle. To wean your baby successfully, you need to break down and understand what changes are really being made. Understanding the specifics can dramatically improve how you approach weaning. Cold turkey weaning can … Read more

Nursing an Adopted Baby: Possible?

nursing an adopted baby

Considering adopting a baby? Or having a baby via surrogacy? Everyone says that “breast is best.” You might be wondering if nursing an baby that you didn’t give birth to is even possible. Is it? How? Theoretically, the answer is yes, you CAN nurse an adopted baby The research says that it is possible to … Read more