Breastfeeding Survival Kit

Breastfeeding is a beautiful and natural way for you to feed your baby. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean that it is easy. When preparing for your little one’s arrival, having…

Baby Bumps and Breastfeeding

What is breastfeeding before birth? Antenatal hand expression (AHE) is collecting colostrum while you are still pregnant to jumpstart your breastfeeding journey. Giving your baby a little extra colostrum in…

Newborn Hunger Cues

Trying to sort out what your brand new tiny human is telling you can be difficult, and sadly they don’t come with a manual (cause that would be awesome!). Making…

Pumping: Can You Start Too Early?

Pumping: Can You Start Too Early? This question depends on several factors. The first is what are your feeding goals? Then we need to discuss your feeding preferences. Next, we…

Gentle Steps to Weaning

Just when I was SO ready to be done with nursing my 15-month-old, my Mama emotions went crazy. The reality of it sunk in HARD. Did I even know how…

When Breastfeeding Fails

MY BREASTFEEDING JOURNEY As a NICU nurse, I always knew that I wanted to breastfeed my babies. It took us about 6 years to conceive our boys, so when I…

Stress Free Bottle Weaning Tips

You snuggle up to your little one and they relax in your arms as they suck back their bottle. It is a comfort to them and to you as well….

Breastfeeding Must Haves for Mom & Baby

Breastfeeding can be such a special experience for moms and babies, but it is important to set yourself up for success! Here are a few of my favourite must-have items…

Engorgement Relief

“My newborn baby just wants to feed all the time”. As a Lactation Consultant, I hear this all the time!  It is true and very normal!  When a baby is…

Top 5 Breastfeeding Must-Haves

Ok Mama’s let’s be real…..breastfeeding is NO JOKE! You would think all you need is a breast and a baby (I mean technically…yes), but that’s just the start. Did you…

Common Latch Issues

Breastfeeding can be so wonderful, and yet so hard! I know I’m not alone in feeling that way and I so wish I had been given a ‘heads up’ that…

How to Manage Biting With Breastfeeding

You become pregnant and get all kinds of unsolicited advice. Become a parent and wow, the advice comes at you from all angles. The grocery store, the internet, at work,…