Zzzz… Baby Sleep Written by Allison Nunez, CBS, Student IBCLC Can’t. Keep. Eyes. Open.  Do you even remember what life was like when you actually got 8 hours of sleep?  These sleepless nights and days can be brutal with a new baby in the house and can mess with you – physically, mentally and emotionally. …

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Just like every part of being a parent, there’s a learning curve that comes with breastfeeding. Although it happens, most people aren’t naturals right away! A great way to learn about the different ways to breastfeed is by meeting with one of our board certified lactation consultants. While they’re an awesome resource, we also wanted…

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The increasingly popular ‘Baby Friendly’ designation allows hospitals to showcase their commitment to sustained breastfeeding practices. Breastfeeding has numerous benefits including decreasing the risks of type 2 diabetes, certain cancers, and high blood pressure in moms, and reducing the likelihood that babies develop type 1 diabetes, obesity, and SIDS, to name a few.1 The Center…

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Cookies, oatmeal, tea – oh my! If you are like most mamas, you have worried about your milk supply at one point or another.  The first thing you did was look on the internet, trying to find the best lactation cookie or tea on the market, right? We’ve all done it.  Now, what if we…

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Babies grow so quickly and feeding them is a lot of work! When you’re breastfeeding, it can be hard for your partner to know how best to support you. Since they can’t do the actual feeding themselves, we came up with a few ways that partners can help when it comes to feeding! There are…

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Wow! You did an amazing job bringing a new member of your family into this world. You deserve a parade in your honor. The first week with a newborn is all about adjustments and learning on the fly. Breastfeeding is no different. You can study up on breastfeeding for your whole pregnancy, but when it…

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With breastfeeding there is so much to learn. It might feel like there are endless questions when you start, but by the end both you and your baby will be an expert! To help you get ahead of the curve, we want to chat about some frequently asked questions. You may have heard the phrases…

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As unpredictable as giving birth can be, many people will still want to plan all the details they can before the big day. One of the things you often have control over is who will be in the room during delivery, and who will be in charge of your journey. To ease some anxieties, deciding…

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