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Tips for Breastfeeding Moms Going Back to the Workplace

For many new mothers, the decision to return to work after maternity leave can be both exciting and challenging, especially for those who are breastfeeding. Balancing work responsibilities while maintaining a breastfeeding routine requires careful planning and preparation. In this article, we'll explore crucial tips to help breastfeeding moms smoothly transition back to the workplace [...]

Tips for Breastfeeding Moms Going Back to the Workplace2024-03-14T12:54:21-07:00

Week One: The Basics

Bringing Home a New Baby You either focused tirelessly on conceiving your first baby, or she was the greatest surprise of your life. Maybe you are somewhere in between. Whichever of these you relate to, we all ended up in labor and delivery, and then the time came for you and baby to [...]

Week One: The Basics2024-04-03T10:07:49-07:00

Mastering Exclusive Pumping: Essential Tips for Moms

Welcome to the world of exclusive pumping (EP), a remarkable breastfeeding journey filled with both challenges and rewards. Whether you've embraced exclusive pumping by choice, necessity, or unique circumstances, this blog post is here to provide the support and guidance you need. In this article, we'll explore valuable tips and techniques that can help [...]

Mastering Exclusive Pumping: Essential Tips for Moms2024-03-01T11:43:26-08:00

Eating & Sleeping: How The Two Correlate

If you find yourself struggling to find the right balance between ensuring your child is eating enough during the daytime AND getting the right amount of sleep, keep reading! If you’ve been in any of the parenting sleep advice groups or a part of the sleep world, one of the most popular routines taught [...]

Eating & Sleeping: How The Two Correlate2024-03-08T13:17:58-08:00

The Anatomy of A “Perfect Pump”

Pumping can feel like such a daunting task and a complete mystery. What’s the right setting? What’s the ideal flange fit? How can I get more milk? Why doesn’t my body respond to my pump like it does to my baby? Let’s reduce the overwhelming pressure with pumping by keeping it simple. To make [...]

The Anatomy of A “Perfect Pump”2024-03-13T23:49:06-07:00

How Do I Know If My Baby Is Getting Enough?

I hear that question very frequently! Let’s dive into it together. I will explore general tips and concerns. Please keep in mind that this is not medical advice nor replacement for private consultation. After your baby is born it takes a few days for your milk to come in. Your baby will be thriving [...]

How Do I Know If My Baby Is Getting Enough?2024-03-06T20:45:06-08:00

How To Help Fix Low Milk Supply

One of the biggest concerns that parents have when I meet with them—whether prenatally or postpartum—is being able to produce enough milk for their baby. Low milk production appears in social media posts, product advertisements, and stories from other parents, so it's absolutely understandable to have concerns! Most parents aren't aware of the causes or [...]

How To Help Fix Low Milk Supply2024-03-12T22:52:21-07:00

The Importance of Optimal Tongue Tie Release Time: A Guide for Parents

Introduction: When to Release Tongue Tie As a functional dentist, who has worked with babies for over 7 years, I understand the concerns parents may have when it comes to their baby's oral health. One issue that has gained attention in recent years is tongue tie, a condition where the frenulum, the band of tissue [...]

The Importance of Optimal Tongue Tie Release Time: A Guide for Parents2024-05-13T10:57:53-07:00

Comfort is Half the Battle Won

The two most important aspects of pumping are comfort and output.  Sure, time is important as well, along with posture and ease of use, etc., but if you can empty and do it comfortably (we are referring to the nipple/breast), other inconveniences seem like, well,  small potatoes.        Stimulation is what [...]

Comfort is Half the Battle Won2022-10-30T11:59:45-07:00

A Different Perspective

It’s taken me 23 years to begin this blog. Not because I didn’t have a perspective, but because I really questioned if my perspective was worthy of reading by those that would be exposed to it. Why you ask? Uh, could it be because I’m a dude writing a blog about breast pumping? [...]

A Different Perspective2024-03-23T19:57:27-07:00

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