Benefits of Kangaroo Care

The term kangaroo care refers to the idea of keeping your newborn baby close to the body as much as possible during the infant/newborn stages – similar to how marsupials keep newborns in protective pouches, close to mama’s warm skin, soothing heartbeat and milk-laden...

When Breastfeeding Is Painful

Before we have babies, images of breastfeeding mothers bring tears to our eyes. What’s more peaceful and fulfilling than nursing your beloved infant at your breast? It’s a moment that almost all mothers anticipate with great joy… …and then, for some of us, the first...

Breastfeeding May Reduce the Risk of SIDS

While miscarriage is the unspoken fear during the first half of a pregnancy, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the unspoken fear of the postpartum mother. While researchers have long correlated breastfeeding with reduced incidences of SIDS, a recent study shows...

Soothing Your Baby’s Colic

Question: What’s worse than a colicky baby? Answer: Nothing! Woe to the mothers, fathers and guardians of a colicky baby. The constant crying, disruption and lack of sleep caused by that being’s colic can turn a happy household upside down. Fortunately, there are...

Breastmilk Storage and Handling

We heartily support your breastfeeding efforts. There is no doubt that breastmilk is best for baby and should be the primary form of baby’s nutrition for at least the first several months whenever possible. Among other things, recent studies show that upwards of 40%...

Breastfeeding Tips for New Mothers

There is nothing more natural than a mother breastfeeding her baby. It’s what Mother Nature intended. That said, natural doesn’t always correlate with simple. There are women who were scared to death of breastfeeding and found out it was the easiest thing in the...