Top 3 Drinks for Breastfeeding Moms

Hydration is KEY in any successful breastfeeding journey. Water is BY FAR the best option, but can get old quick! Especially if you are a big pop drinker or enjoy something with flavor. Here is a list of my top 5 favorite drinks that keep me hydrated, taste good, are good for baby, and some…

Checklist For Pumping At Work

Pumping can be tricky business. It’s hard enough to do it in the comfort of your home, so let’s make it even harder and do it at your least favorite place: WORK. Here’s a checklist of things I take to work for pumping: 1. A small portable pump that’s easily chargeable. Instead of packing up…

5 Ways To Boost Your Pumping Sessions

Pumping was the most stressful part of my first experience with breastfeeding. The second time around has been far less stressful, still difficult at times, but definitely better. Here are 5 of my best tips to make the most out of each pumping session and get more milk! HYDRATE. Water is key to making milk….

Milky Mama Review: Supplements, Treats, and MILK!

Building that precious milk stash is a must for working moms. With baby number two I was determined to build a generous stash during my 10 weeks of maternity leave. I made a pumping plan, stuck to it, and researched an endless amount of supplements. After being unsuccessful in building a stash with my first…

SUPER Easy Lactation Brownies

Need a milk supply boost?Β  There are endless amounts of brownie recipes online. This is BY FAR the easiest lactation brownie recipe!! I found 2 recipes I liked and changed tweaked them a little to fit my taste and my needs. What you’ll Need: 1 box DARK CHOCOLATE brownie mix (family size) Milk (sub for…

Easy Lactation Shake Recipe

I’ve pinned hundreds of lactation shake recipes and haven’t tried a single one. I have neither the motivation or time to get the blender out, chop the fruits and veggies, make a shake, and then clean the blender. That sounds like an excuse but here is a recipe that’s way easier. You’ll Need: UpSpring Milk…

8 Best Breastfeeding Snacks to Increase or Support Milk Supply

First off, I’m not a doctor. I’m not a lactation consultant, I’m just a mom, who has successfully breastfed two healthy babies. My first time breastfeeding was at best, good. My second time breastfeeding has been amazing! Ton’s of research, trial and error, and preparation definitely made a huge difference with baby number two. Food…

Breastfeeding is HARD.

Breastfeeding is one the most rewarding yet difficult experiences a mother can have. In November of 2010 I welcomed my first daughter. I knew from the second I found out I was pregnant that I was going to breastfeed. It was something instilled in me throughout childhood watching my mother breastfeed my younger sister. In…