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Melissa shares an amazing story of love and selflessness. Using her sister as a wet nurse when things were difficult help Melissa become become successful in her breastfeeding goals!
Maren Shares her inspiring journey overcoming a difficult breastfeeding journey with her first born and going onto successfully breastfeed TWINS! Despite what naysayers told her, her firstlatch was in tandem-talk about amazing! Her story is a must read!
Julie had breast reduction surgery before she had children when she was young and did not think about how it would affect breastfeeding in the future. Julie went on to have three, very different breastfeeding experiences, ALL of which can help other moms on their journeys' Julie dealt with low supply and mastitis among other challenges.
Jessica shares the story of her experience having a baby in the NICU and how she felt when her breastfeeding plans were crushed. Her experience is both relateable and empowering!
At that moment I realized that I should be searching out success stories instead of challenging stores that instilled self doubt. Those simple words changes my outlook... "it's instinct".
Danielle knew right away that something was not right after the birth of her daughter. Her journey through postpartum anxiety and depression was not easy, but breastfeeding was her saving grace.
Bryn from The Birth Hour Podcast joins us today spilling the beans on all things breastfeeding, and her podcast. She also shares all about her birth course!
The Pumpspotting Crew is showing up for moms all across the country. Barb the Breast Express and Amy VanHaren CEO and Founder of Pumpspotting spills the beans on the entire tour...from how it came to fruition to the nuts and bolts of the operation!
Finding confidence in breastfeeding and motherhood as a first time mom is rare, but Nat from @natthenaturalmom is a beacon of confidence which is both refreshing and inspiring for all mamas out there. You don't want to miss our chat!
Becoming an IBCLC or international board certified lactation consultant and feel daunting. I want to share my mentor's journey in hopes to inspire those who dream of a career in helping breastfeeding mothers. Also, we discuss breastfeeding missions!
There are over 60,000 preterm births in the United States each year. Breastmilk can be medicine for these babies which makes breastmilk donation so important. Kim Updegrove, executive director of the Mothers Milk Bank at Austin is our guest today.
A topic not often discussed especially among health care providers is how to help moms with lactation after loss of a baby or a stillbirth. Heidi Kim shares her personal experience in a effort to educate providers and also help moms who've had a loss.
This is a real as it gets. The most honest, raw conversation with two friends you will hear on the fourth trimester. What it's really like in the immediate postpartum period, and how to survive.
Celebrate Mother's Day with mama wisdom from mothers all over the world! Happy Mother's Day to all the mamas out there!
Alex Zeplain is our amazing guest today! She shares how she started Hello My Tribe and how important self care is during the journey into motherhood. Alex also shares her breastfeeding journey and her struggle with an autoimmune diagnosis.
This week I am so excited to share my chat with Paige LoPinto, founder of BirthTUBE. It doesn't get any more honest or real than this and her breastfeeding journey is sure to hit home with many mamas out there.
First Latch Community member Jenna reviewed the Chertsey breast pump bag from Idaho Jones! Turns out it is a very beautiful and functional bag for mamas to use! See what Jenna had to say plus an exclusive discount code from Idaho Jones!
Mommy Soothers are breast heat and cooling packs that lay over your breast. They can be left in the freezer for cooling relief or microwaved for heat therapy. They have an all natural, flaxseed filing and can help with clogged ducts, mastitis, engorgement or simply cutting down on time hooked to the pump.
Recently I was given the opportunity to try the Haakaa Silicone Breast Pump. This product is a small, handheld, portable, breast pump made from 100% food grade silicone. It is unique in that it is a tool that allows for passive collection of breastmilk with the use of suction after your milk has let down.
Lactation cookie product review from Simply Baked Co. Hint: they do not disappoint in the deliciousness factor! Check them out!
The Buttercup Bra is for any mother looking for something more structured and supportive-it's my new go to bra for working! Click to check out full review!
I will never forget where I was when I first learned of the Body Silk Seamless Nursing Bra. It seems silly, I know but this bra CHANGED my life.
Bravado Ballet Nursing Bra is a one of a kind sleep bra for breastfeeding mothers. Click to read the full review!