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An interview on exclusive pumping, with the author of Exclusively Pumping Breast Milk

We’re very pleased to share an interview about exclusive pumping with Stephanie Casemore, author of Exclusively Pumping Breast Milk.Stephanie is also author of Breastfeeding, Take Two:  Successful Breastfeeding the Second Time Around, a book  for mothers who had difficult breastfeeding experiences with a first baby and are now expecting… Continue Reading >

Six composting projects for kids

As avid gardeners and advocates of green parenting, we love involving kids in gardening and green living projects.  Composting is a wonderful project in which the whole family can participate.If you’re new to composting, here are some basic composting instructions to get you started.And here are six ideas for composting projects - big… Continue Reading >

Having surgery while breastfeeding?  Here are our tips to help you prepare.

A few weeks ago we heard from a mom on our Facebook page who was expecting to have surgery.  She asked for tips and you shared some great ones.  This inspired us to share some more information about the topic here on our blog.Having surgery is scary enough without worries about your breastfeeding relationship.  Here are a few tips and… Continue Reading >

Podcast:  Is it safe to take antidepressants while breastfeeding?

Approximately 15 to 25 percent of new mothers suffer from depression, anxiety, and related emotional difficulties in the postpartum period, and many mothers consider taking antidepressants while breastfeeding.*This raises many questions for moms:  Is it safe to take an antidepressant during breastfeeding?  How much of the medications… Continue Reading >