The Breastfeeding Tool You Should Try

How do I build a freezer stash? How do I increase my milk supply? There are so many supplements, foods, and other things out there to help with freezer stashes and milk supply. Here is one of my favorite tools that can help with BOTH. I really can not say enough about my haakaa. It…

Breastfeeding Resources That Helped Me

I’ve put together a list, in no particular order, of some resources that helped me while breastfeeding. As a disclaimer I am not sponsored by any of these brands, although I wouldn’t say no to a few brownies 😉   Milky Mama Milky Mama LLC is a company that makes all kinds of great supplements,…

My Breastfeeding Essentials

We are just about to the 8 month mark for breastfeeding. This time around has been so much easier and more enjoyable. I’ve established a pretty solid supply and baby has formed her own little eating schedule. The early months consisted of LOTS of feeding on demand and cluster feeding. All that couch time and…

Breastfeeding Tips & Tricks

Breastfeeding is hands down the hardest thing I’ve done in my life. The amount of time and dedication needed is insane. Your entire day is planned around your baby’s eating schedule. Breastfeeding my second baby was much easier than my first. Not because breastfeeding was ‘easy” I just had more knowledge and trusted my body…

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…

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?  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…