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Bringing Your Preterm Baby Home: 8 Tips for Making Breastfeeding or Pumping Work

After a tough and stressful start, your preterm baby is “graduating” from the hospital and you ca...
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Five Tips for Getting Rid of a Painful Bleb (Milk Blister)

OUCH! BLEBS HURT. If you've ever had a bleb (also known as a milk blister) you know that they can...
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Drink Up! There is No Need to Limit Your Liquid Intake

Have you ever looked closely at the Suggested Use found on the back of Motherlove’s supplements?...
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How Much Milk Is Really Needed For A Milk Stash?

Written by Tanya, IBCLC     Let's face it, going back to work after having a baby is stressful, e...
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Is Pumping Causing You Pain?

Written by: Tanya, IBCLC IS PUMPING SUPPOSED TO HURT? Pumping should not hurt. And since few of u...
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How Nipple Cream is Made

  Motherlove began making our award-winning Nipple Cream in 1995. At that time, our founder Kathr...
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The Amazing Benefits of Malunggay (Moringa)

MORINGA  AND BREASTFEEDING The benefits of breastfeeding are widely studied and well-known. Babie...
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Different Flange Size for Each Breast?

No two breasts are the same so don’t assume your pump flanges should be the same size! IS IT NOR...
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Why No Lanolin in Motherlove's Nipple Cream?

When we talk about our best-selling Nipple Cream, we often say it’s ‘lanolin free’. This frequent...
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10 Breastfeeding Myths You SHOULD NOT Believe

Top Breastfeeding Myths Written by Tanya, IBCLC    A few months ago we shared some ten common my...
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When Should I Start Taking a Breastfeeding Supplement to Support My Milk Supply?

When preparing for baby, there can be a lot of planning going on - the nursery, the hospital bag,...
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How Long Should I Use Motherlove Supplements?

This is a very common question we get here at Motherlove, but there really isn't an easy answer s...
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2018 studies confirm the power of breastfeeding

Written by Tanya, IBCLC    Each year brings new research findings about the power of breastfeedi...
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Are Your Supplements Still Good If They Have Been Frozen?

Now that it is officially winter, it is time to prep for colder weather! Did you order Motherlove...
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How to Take a Motherlove Tincture

  If you’ve ever tried Motherlove’s lactation tinctures, you know they have a very strong taste! ...
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IBCLC Breaks Down 10 Breastfeeding Myths

Written by Tanya, IBCLC     Over the years, Tanya, a lactation consultant, has heard quite a few ...
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Can I Take Both Goat’s Rue & Moringa?

We often get asked if women can take more than one of our supplements at the same time. While non...
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Differences Between Tinctures vs. Capsules and Liquid vs. Dried Herbs?

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN MOTHERLOVE'S LIQUID EXTRACTS AND CAPSULES? Initially, the herbal c...
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Why Does My Tincture Taste Different?

If you've tried a few different blends, you will notice each product may have a unique taste. REA...
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Meet the Herbs in our Diaper Balm!

When your baby’s irritated, you want nothing more than to make them feel better.  Our Diaper Bal...
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Using Goat’s Rue to Support Your Milk Supply

Goat’s rue (Galega officinalis) is an herb which has been long used to support milk supply -- and...
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Why Did My Milk Come in Late?

Explaining Why You May Have Late Milk Flow  Written by Tanya, IBCLC   You've given birth and are ...
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What to Expect When Your Milk Comes In

By Tanya, IBCLC You've spent the first few days after your baby's birth working on getting the ha...
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World Breastfeeding Week 2018 - Supporting Over 18,000 Moms

It’s our favorite month of the year at Motherlove because World Breastfeeding Week is upon us. Wo...
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Breastmilk Popsicles: A Summer Must!

popsicles molds from Nuby, or use a simple ice cube tray. The Nuby molds are great because they h...
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Herb Sediments in Tinctures

Ever wonder what that dark residue on the dropper of your tincture is? It's herbal sediment! HERB...
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Is Your Hospital Gown Breastfeeding Friendly?

You’re probably familiar with the typical itchy, chemical-smelling hospital gown. These medical ...
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Pumpspotting and The Breast Express!

Blog contribution by pumpspotting At Motherlove, partnering with other businesses who support mot...
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Will I Make Colostrum If I’m Still Nursing My Toddler?

By Tanya, IBCLC Yes, you will.  Part way through your pregnancy - it varies by mother but general...
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Why Motherlove Doesn’t Sample Supplements

Here at Motherlove, we are often asked for samples of our best-selling lactation supplements. We ...
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Who’s Who? Different Types of Breastfeeding Support

When breastfeeding issues arise, many mothers find themselves unsure of who to turn to for suppor...
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Tips for Maintaining Your Supply After Returning to Work

By Tanya, IBCLC Unfortunately, it is not uncommon for moms to have difficulty sustaining their mi...
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Breastfeeding While Sick

Feeding Under The Weather, But Still Have to Breastfeed?  Guest blog post by The Badass Breastfee...
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Breastfeeding Friendly Airports

Are you just settling down after a whirlwind of a holiday filled with pumping or breastfeeding se...
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Studies Confirm the Power of Breastfeeding

  Guest blog post by Tanya, IBCLC Each year brings new research findings about the power of brea...
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Fenugreek-Free Supplements from Motherlove

If you know even just a little about herbal galactagogues, or herbs that support lactation, you’v...
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Tips for Using an At-Breast Supplementer

When we imagine what breastfeeding will look like, few of us expect that we'll need a little help...
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Important Cues Your Baby is Giving You

As a new parent, it can be difficult to understand what your baby is trying to tell you with the ...
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Alcohol, Tinctures and Breastfeeding: What You Need to Know

Here at Motherlove, we sometimes get questions and concerns about the presence of alcohol in many...
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Negative emotions while breastfeeding?

AGITATED? ANGRY? ANXIOUS? Have you ever felt agitated while breastfeeding? Have you had negative ...
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Help! My Baby Won’t Nurse

  So, you've gotten over the learning curve of breastfeeding in the early weeks and months, and n...
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How Is Breast Milk Made?

Did your breasts become fuller and more tender during pregnancy? This is a sign that your body wa...
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6 Remarkable Properties of Breast Milk

Breast milk provides wholesome nutrition to babies, but that’s just the beginning. Scientific stu...
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Nettle: More Than a Galactagogue

Nettle is a galactagogue, an herb that supports breast milk supply for nursing mothers. Nettle is...
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Skin-To-Skin and Breastfeeding in the Operating Room After a Cesarean Birth

Think it’s not possible to experience the magic of holding your baby skin-to-skin and breastfeed ...
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10 Tips for Breastfeeding on Vacation: Post From The Badass Breastfeeder

It’s never a bad time to take a vacation with the kids when you are a breastfeeding mom. Your bab...
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