Breastfeeding Nutrition

Just like in pregnancy, a well-rounded diet rich in nutrition is a priority when breastfeeding. While most assume it has to do with milk composition and supply, there is evidence that it has more to do with the health status of the lactating mother. Breastfeeding and Nutrition By Ashley Georgakopoulos, IBCLC and Owner of Genesis Lactation Adding Healthy Calories Breastfeeding burns anywhere from 300-500 calories a day, depending [...]

Breastfeeding Nutrition2019-07-15T13:34:06+00:00

Why The Best Breast Pump Flange Size Is Important

What’s worse than a nip slip? What about soreness, pinching, irritation, or blocked milk ducts? All of which could occur if you use the incorrect breast pump flange size. A breast pump flange (breast pump shield) size that is too small or too big could seriously hinder your breast pumping journey. So, be sure to choose the correct size to properly express milk for your infant. Finding The Correct Breast Pump Flange Size [...]

Why The Best Breast Pump Flange Size Is Important2019-05-01T12:19:31+00:00

Hands Free Breast Pumping

Proudly shouting, “Look, no hands!” is always fun, especially when it comes to breast pumping, even though it may be awkward if people actually look. Let’s face it, for busy moms pumping can take up a lot of time so a hands-free breast pump might save you tons of time by giving you the freedom to multi-task. This can be especially beneficial if you need to pump at work, because it will [...]

Hands Free Breast Pumping2019-05-06T13:58:11+00:00

Managing Breast Engorgement

Pregnancy and childbirth create a lot of changes for your body. Your breasts will go through an entire series of transformations. By the end of it all, you may not even recognize your ladies anymore. However, you can be prepared for changes and prevent pain by recognizing, preventing, and relieving breast engorgement. Managing Breast Engorgement What is Breast Engorgement? After giving birth you will experience colostrum, the process of [...]

Managing Breast Engorgement2019-05-06T13:58:00+00:00

The Benefits of Breastfeeding

Good for you, Mama, for even just considering feeding your baby the all-natural way. There are so many breastfeeding benefits that it can be hard to keep up with them all. Your body and baby will be grateful for making this decision if it’s the right choice for your individual situation. Plus, if your baby has trouble latching you can always rely on your trusty breast pump, so check out a few [...]

The Benefits of Breastfeeding2019-05-06T13:57:54+00:00