Pumpin’ Pal Breastfeeding and Pumping News

Blog2024-03-22T13:45:40-07:00

Navigating Common Breastfeeding/Pumping Complications: A Guide for Parents

By |October 5th, 2023|Categories: Breast Feeding Resources, Breast Pumping Resources|

As a registered nurse, internationally board-certified lactation consultant (IBCLC), and mother of 4, I understand the joys and challenges that come with breastfeeding and pumping. It's a beautiful and natural way to nourish your baby, but it can also be accompanied by various complications that can leave parents feeling [...]

Comments Off on Navigating Common Breastfeeding/Pumping Complications: A Guide for Parents

How to Choose a Breast Pump

By |September 22nd, 2023|Categories: Breast Pumping Resources|

Choosing a breast pump can seem a little daunting if you don’t know where to start, what to look for and what you'll need. There are so many breast pumps out there and all can be great for certain situations.   Let’s dive into the different types of pumps.  [...]

Comments Off on How to Choose a Breast Pump

Making Mom’s Life Easier: Successful Pumping On the Go

By |August 22nd, 2023|Categories: Breast Feeding Resources, Breast Pumping Resources|

Being a mother is a full-time job, and finding the time and space to do so while on the move can be challenging for those who are breastfeeding and pumping. Whether you're a traveling professional or a busy parent running errands, here are some strategies to make pumping on [...]

Comments Off on Making Mom’s Life Easier: Successful Pumping On the Go

Tandem Nursing by Accident

By |August 13th, 2023|Categories: Breast Feeding Resources|

“She will wean while you are pregnant.” “Your supply will dry up, don’t worry about it.” “You can’t get pregnant while nursing as often as you do.” Man, how I wish I knew then what I know now.   When our first child, Llama*, turned 9 months old and [...]

Comments Off on Tandem Nursing by Accident

Planning Your Return To Work

By |July 27th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

Dominique Gallo, International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), discusses the emotionally difficult question of planning your return to the workplace. Topics include when to shift from breastfeeding to pumping to return to work, how to prepare for daycare, and more.   Returning to work: how to prepare It’s hard to [...]

Comments Off on Planning Your Return To Work

Tips for Breastfeeding Moms Going Back to the Workplace

By |July 21st, 2023|Categories: Breast Pumping Resources|

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 [...]

Comments Off on Tips for Breastfeeding Moms Going Back to the Workplace

Week One: The Basics

By |June 19th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

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 [...]

Comments Off on Week One: The Basics

Mastering Exclusive Pumping: Essential Tips for Moms

By |June 19th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

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 [...]

Comments Off on Mastering Exclusive Pumping: Essential Tips for Moms

Eating & Sleeping: How The Two Correlate

By |May 31st, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

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 [...]

Comments Off on Eating & Sleeping: How The Two Correlate

Title

Go to Top