How Will the New US Administration Affect Women's Health?

How Will the New US Administration Affect Women's Health?

Feb 03 , 2021

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Megan McDonough

Wondering how the new US Administration will affect your life as a mom? We've rounded up a few of the changes already in place, plus how Biden's push for better equality for women.

The History of Formula in the United States

The History of Formula in the United States

Nov 05 , 2020

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Megan McDonough

We’re doing a deep dive into the history of formula in the United States, starting in the mid-1800s to today. We are advocates for breastfeeding and encourage 6 months of exclusive breastfeeding and continued breastfeeding for a year. 

6 benefits to breastfeeding you probably haven't heard

6 benefits to breastfeeding you probably haven't heard

May 27 , 2020

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Megan McDonough

Whether you decide to breastfeed or not, we wanted to share a couple benefits of breastfeeding that rarely gets a spotlight. From oxytocin boosts to fighting obesity, here are 6 added bonuses of breastfeeding your baby.

Breastfeeding with Postpartum Thyroiditis

Breastfeeding with Postpartum Thyroiditis

Apr 17 , 2020

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Adriana Vazquez

3-8% of new moms can develop postpartum thyroiditis. It’s easily treatable and in most cases, you should be able to breastfeed with postpartum thyroiditis.

Virtual Support for New and Expecting Parents During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Virtual Support for New and Expecting Parents During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Mar 19 , 2020

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Eliza Gerland

Social Distancing, while necessary, has created a lot of challenges for parents. Luckily, some brilliant women and parent-focused companies have quickly switched gears to offer their classes and services virtually. Here’s a list of companies redef...

FAQ about breast pumping answered by a Lactation Consultant.

FAQ about breast pumping answered by a Lactation Consultant.

Jun 08 , 2018

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Adriana Vazquez

When is a good time to start pumping? How much of a milk stash do I need in the freezer? In this post, IBCLC LaShanda Dandrich answers the most commonly asked questions about breast pumping.