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Tips for Breast Pumping in the Car

Keep in mind: Safety comes first. We will discuss ways to achieve the proper setup without compromising your safety while riding in your vehicle. Practice your set up, get comfortable with it, and only drive and pump if you can do so safely and legally. The right materials and pump will assist with this.

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How to Relieve Clogged Milk Ducts

Clogged, blocked, and plugged milk ducts: Many terms exist for the same problem. Restricted milk flow, or "milk stasis," leading from the breast milk-storing alveoli (those grape-like clusters in the breasts), may lead to a fatty blockage that soon becomes engorgement.

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How to Breast Pump Hands-Free

Motherhood is a synonym for "busy," and multitasking is our specialty. With that said, hands-free pumping just makes sense. Having our hands free makes pumping less stressful, easier to make adjustments to the breast pump controls, along with other tasks or activities, such as caring for your baby or older children, enjoying a snack, cooking, taking care of a household chore that brings you peace in accomplishing, and so many other opportunities. If you work a desk / office job, and going on pumping breaks is a limited option, saving desk tasks for when pumping is a great solution when you're able to go hands-free. 

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5 Interesting Facts about Breastfeeding

Breast milk is known for its antibodies, nutrient density, and numerous health benefits. We also frequently discuss the benefits of breastfeeding, juggling lifestyle, troubleshooting occasional problems, and learning the ins-and-outs of pumping! Just when you think you've learned all about breastfeeding and the amazing qualities of breast milk, we have a few bonus breastfeeding facts that you may not have heard of, thought of, or fully realized! 

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Postpartum Depression

Postpartum depression (PPD) is a serious problem experienced by as many as 4 in 5 mothers within a few days after giving birth, and in some, continues past the first weeks or months postpartum. 

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Prenatal Yoga & Strength

The human body is so amazing and the transformation that happens when you're pregnant is simply incredible! From the outside, you probably get lots of compliments about your prenatal glow and who doesn't like to feel those sweet baby kicks? But when you're growing a baby, how can you keep up with the changes in body mechanics and alignment?

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Understanding Common Pregnancy Symptoms

Wondering if you should pick up a pregnancy test at the store? Are you feeling a little queasy or maybe you've already had a missed period? Most women suspect they're having a baby long before they get a positive pregnancy test, but if it's your first pregnancy or you've been on birth control and not planning to have a baby right now, you might be wondering what to look for.

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The Ultimate Guide to Stop Breast Pumping Pain

Just like with breastfeeding, pumping your breasts should most certainly not be painful or uncomfortable. While some discomfort and pain may happen, the occurrence of either could be an indicator that something needs to be adjusted or addressed.

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The Benefits of Motif’s New Supplements for Breastfeeding Moms

Motif's Enhanced Milk Nutrition Support and Milk Boosting Support lactation supplements can help support breast milk production, improve milk flow, and support the postpartum recovery period.

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