Breastfeeding When GI Bugs Strike

I dread January not because of the cold temperatures, but because the close, indoor contact with everyone else spreads nasty gastrointestinal illness. Last winter, the first time I tried parenting my two boys solo during my husband’s business trip, my toddler and I were struck with GI bug. And I was pregnant! It was . . . → Read More: Breastfeeding When GI Bugs Strike

Helping Moms To Breastfeed

Welcome to The Breastfeeding Cafe Carnival!

This post was written as part of The Breastfeeding Cafe’s Carnival. For more info on the Breastfeeding Cafe, go to . For more info on the Carnival or if you want to participate, contact Claire at clindstrom2 {at} gmail {dot} com. Today’s post is about how you . . . → Read More: Helping Moms To Breastfeed

Ask Judy: How Do I Get My Plugged Duct To Go Away?

Dear Judy, I have had a plugged duct for four days now. I’m using heat, massage, constant nursing. Why won’t it go away???

The best thing for a plugged duct is rest, lots of fluids, a nutritious diet and frequent nursing. Be sure to empty your breasts at each feeding. If your baby is . . . → Read More: Ask Judy: How Do I Get My Plugged Duct To Go Away?

How Do I Manage My Oversupply?

We had a request on our facebook page the other day for some help managing oversupply. This is something that I, myself, never had to deal with – so I did some rearch and this is what I came up with. Most of this info was found on – a great site for . . . → Read More: How Do I Manage My Oversupply?

2010 Favorites

I saw a 2010 favorites listing posted on the Blacktating Blog last week and decided that I wanted to do something similar…so here it is – I hope you enjoyed these posts as much as we did – and if you haven’t read them – stop by and take a look when you get . . . → Read More: 2010 Favorites

Breastfeeding Activites

What do you do when you are breastfeeding? How do you pass the time? Is it different what you did with your first baby vs when you have multiple children to care for?

When my son was little there are a number of things that I used to do while breastfeeding – to . . . → Read More: Breastfeeding Activites

Tips On Tuesday: Check Out Facebook

Today’s tip is to check out our facebook page! We hired a certified lactation counselor to help answer your questions and she is very active on our facebook page – so if you haven’t been there yet, please stop by today and check it out. The conversations are great!!