Xza Higgins is the mother of 2 kids- Atticus, age 4, and Luella, age 1. She nursed both children after returning to work full-time at MommyCon, so understands first-hand how challenging it can be to balance the demands of breastfeeding and returning to work. However Xza has discovered a number of tactics that have helped her successfully tackle the desire to nourish her babies … [Read more...] about 5 Ways to Balance Breastfeeding and Returning To Work
Erika Wassall, the Jersey Farm Scribe here with the easiest scarf tutorial ever. And it’s not just a scarf. If necessary, it becomes a stylish, discreet nursing cover. And just how easy is this nursing cover scarf to make, you ask? So easy I made it with my two-week old newborn in a sling around my neck, in all of about 15 minutes. We welcomed baby Oliver to … [Read more...] about The Easiest Nursing Cover Scarf Tutorial (with no-sew option!)
I remember when I was pregnant with my first child. I assumed breastfeeding would come easily and naturally and if I had read the title "Breastfeeding Essentials", I would have thought, "What?! You don't need anything to breastfeed!" Well, after breastfeeding two babies, I can tell you that there sure are some products to make breastfeeding easier and more … [Read more...] about Breastfeeding Essentials- What You Need For Nursing
I wish I could say, to breastfeed or not to breastfeed is the question of the moment, but unfortunately it seems the issue has moved into an all out battle amongst mommy-hood clans, formula vs. breast, which is best? To be honest, I have no interest in getting all up in arms over the issue, because these arms are busy holding a very happy, but very hungry baby boy. I dare say … [Read more...] about Breast Friends: Why can’t we breastfeed and still get along?
I remember when I made the decision to breastfeed my first child. I thought I wouldn't need any baby feeding products until I was ready to move my baby up to baby food. Boy was I wrong! If you want to breastfeed, there are lots of great products to help make breastfeeding easier. My Favorite Products For Breastfeeding: 1. Breast Pads. This was the most shocking to … [Read more...] about Products That Make Breastfeeding Easier
Breastfeeding is one of the most natural things on earth. After all, mothers from a long line of different species engage in the practice, and it provides babies with all of the essential nutrients that they need to get a good head start in life. However, some people question the importance of breastfeeding and the impact it actually has on a child's health and overall … [Read more...] about Importance Of Breastfeeding For Health And Development
As a new mom, you want to believe that once you get the hang of breastfeeding, there will not be any other issues and everything will be perfect. Wouldn’t it be fantastic if that were guaranteed? Unfortunately, even a veteran breastfeeding mom runs the risk of experiencing different complications that sometimes come about as a result of breastfeeding. Breastfeeding new … [Read more...] about Breastfeeding and New Moms: What They Don’t Tell You