breastfeeding

Mommy Tips for Drying up Breast Milk

If you are having a baby and not planning to breastfeed, you may be interested in hearing the quickest ways to dry up your breast milk. Your milk will dry up on its own within a week or so if you do not nurse. You may, however, experience engorgement after your milk comes in. There are some things you can do to help relieve the discomfort of being engorged. » Read more

One of the Five Percent Coping with Low Milk Supply

With tears in my eyes, I reluctantly gave my son his first bottle of formula. I sat there asking myself why I was crying. It wasn't guilt. I knew I had nothing to feel guilty about. My child was losing weight and my doctor and my lactation consultant both said it was necessary to supplement. It wasn't what other people thought. I was never one to care about what others thought. » Read more

20 Weeks Pregnant: Your Pregnancy Week by Week

You are twenty weeks now. You are half way through your pregnancy There are so many choices to make between now and the time you deliver. Over the next few weeks our newsletters will be focusing on the different choices you will be making for your baby and your birth. Right now, you might be trying to decide whether you want to breastfeed or bottle feed your baby. » Read more

29 Weeks Pregnant: Your Pregnancy Week by Week

Here it is week twenty-nine. You are so close but yet still so far away from having your baby. As you get closer and closer to your estimated due date, you may be feeling more anxious. If you are a first time mom, you may be really excited about finally becoming a mommy. Are you ready? » Read more