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Category: Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding Tips for First-time Moms

With the month of August being world breastfeeding month, now is a more appropriate time than ever for me to write about just that: breastfeeding! I’ve been lucky in my journey with both of my children that they latched immediately and I was always able to nurse when needed. That being said, I did (and still do) struggle with pumping at work. My body just doesn’t love a pump. I know a lot of women struggle with their baby not latching, tongue/lip ties, no support from those around them, pumping, etc. There are a lot of challenges…

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How I Increased My Milk Supply in Less Than a Week

Boosting my milk supply 8 months postpartum Tips for how I increased my milk supply in less than a week! Please note this post contains affiliate links. This means a portion of the sale will go towards helping me maintain this blog. Thanks for your support! I’m not one to give up on a goal. This is something many people know about me. No matter what it is, I’m very determined to fulfill what I set out to do. With my second child, I wanted to accomplish the same as I did with Jude. I wanted…

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The 10 Postpartum Items You Absolutely Need

I had no idea what to expect with my first baby, but with my second, I was ON.THE.BALL. when it came to preparing all of my postpartum items. Since having Jude, I discovered the “mom washer” which was a godsend, and many other fun products, but the tried and true were still on my list like maternity leggings and nursing pads. I’m going to write a whole post on breastfeeding essentials, which include a few of these below plus many other fun products, and there will be a post on newborn essentials too. But…

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The Best Ever Lactation Cookie Recipe

This is my favorite lactation cookie recipe, y’all! So, let me start by saying that I once was vegan, but this baby girl made me crave the heck out of cheese and meat. Therefore, I’m trying to get back to my vegan ways, but I’m not entirely vegan… yet. Some of the ingredients in this recipe are vegan, buttttt I use eggs. Sorry. I’m sure there’s something you can do vegan-wise to sub the eggs – maybe applesauce? But I haven’t tried so don’t hate me if you do and they aren…

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