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!)
Exciting news! Medela is providing a Medela Freestyle Breastpump for giveaway to one of my lucky readers and I also want to tell you all about their Medela Recycles program. Medela Recycles- New Program Supports NICU Moms Recycle your breastpump with #MedelaRecycles to support @RMHC + NICU babies http://t.co/xonVxL4epS pic.twitter.com/NO2abxBL5Y — Scarlet Paolicchi … [Read more...] about Medela Recycles and Medela Freestyle Breastpump Giveaway
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