I really enjoyed making these videos with Talisha from Modern Mommy Boutique last year. Since it is Breastfeeding Awareness Month 2014, here is a look at her recommendation for the Top 5 products you need as a new nursing mama.
If you are in or near Chandler, Arizona, you can pick these up at her store in front of the Chandler Fashion Mall. If you are out of state, she ships or you can of course, choose your favorite on-line retailer.
Scroll down to see my 2014 update on food-safe nipple cream.
What does that mean? Normalize
I ask a different question: when did it stop being normal? Did you know that the first formula was not
brought to the market until the 1860’s?
While some babies were fed another animal’s milk, for the most part that means
that greater acceptability of anything other than breastmilk has only been an
option for around 150 years. How long is
human history? Depending on whom you
talk to, maybe 7500 years, it could be as long as 200,000 years.
Although World Breastfeeding Week: Close to Mothers has come to a conclusion, we continue with Breastfeeding Awareness Month in the USA. We will be bringing back our "In Their Own Words" for the rest of the month.
This series shares chronicles from students and readers about their own breastfeeding journeys. Each mother has a unique story, one that I trust will empower you if you are learning about breastfeeding, and inspire you if you are in the trenches, struggling as you learn to breastfeed with your Sweet Pea.