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Get to Know Blessed Thistle

Blessed thistle can easily be recognized by its yellow or purple flowers sprouting from spiked, f...
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10 Reasons Besides Hunger that Babies Feed | More Milk Plus

If it seems like your baby is constantly breastfeeding, it’s important to know that 1) you’re not...
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Can You Breastfeed with Pierced Nipples?

Since it is increasingly common for mothers to want to get or already have their nipples pierced,...
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The Magic of Skin-to-Skin on Breastfeeding

You've heard that holding your newborn skin-to-skin is good for your baby, right? Also called “ka...
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Nursing Experiences With Relaxation Tips and Herbal Breastfeeding Supplements

When breastfeeding is going well, it can be one of life’s most fulfilling experiences. When it is...
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How Breastfeeding Colonizes the Healthy Microbiome of Your Baby

For many years we thought of our intestines – also known as our gut – as a pretty boring place. ...
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Breastfeeding Supports and Protects Maternal Mental Health

On the heels of Mother’s Day and in an effort to recognize the seriousness of depression during a...
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The Sustainability of Breastfeeding: Protecting Both Babies and Mother Earth

It has become widely recognized that breastfeeding is the cornerstone of a child’s healthy develo...
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You Can Now Find Malunggay (Moringa) at Target.com!

We are thrilled to announce that Malunggay (Moringa), Motherlove’s newest herbal supplement for l...
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Common Toddler Breastfeeding Struggles

Written by: Abby Theuring, The Badass Breastfeeder So you’re nursing a toddler, huh? Breastfeedin...
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Painful procedure for your baby? Breastfeeding to the rescue!

Painful procedures – from newborn heel sticks to vaccines – are an unfortunate, but common experi...
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Need to take a trip without your breastfeeding baby?

There are times, both for working and stay-at-home moms, when we have to travel without our babie...
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Your Breasts Eat Themselves? 7 Amazing Findings in Recent Breastfeeding Research

We've been noticing some pretty amazing research findings about breastfeeding recently. Here are...
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Dip in milk supply? Try a babymoon.

Even when nursing is going well and you've settled into a good routine, things like going back to...
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Can you have a mammogram or biopsy while breastfeeding?

Have you ever been referred for a mammogram or breast biopsy while nursing?  If you have, you may...
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Five reasons to try tandem breastfeeding

Photo credit to Maggie Cuprisin Photography        If you are a breastfeeder and planning to have...
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9 Tips to Not Waste Pumped Breast Milk!

It's a thought that strikes fear in the heart of every pumping mom: wasting hard-earned breast mi...
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9 Tips for Protecting/Rebuilding Your Supply During Mastitis

MASTITIS IS NEVER FUN. Pain, flu-like symptoms, and an often fussy baby make it one of the most d...
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Could Iron Deficiency Be Harming Your Milk Supply?

Written by Tanya, IBCLC If you’re iron-deficient after having your baby, you are not alone. It is...
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Keeping up your supply when your baby won’t nurse

Sometimes babies just won't nurse. For some, this behavior starts from birth and for others, it t...
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Tips for Pumping Mothers with Larger Breasts

If you're a large-breasted nursing mom, you may have had some unique struggles finding nursing br...
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The Galactagogue Recipe Book

For those of you looking to eat your way to a more robust milk supply, The Galactagogue Recipe Bo...
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Childhood sexual abuse and breastfeeding

Today we are pleased to share a post on the topic of childhood sexual abuse and breastfeeding, by...
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Could a placental issue be the cause of your milk supply problems?

Unless you've encapsulated your placenta, you probably haven't given it too much thought since yo...
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Milk Supply False Alarms

When you're breastfeeding - especially for the first time - it can be hard to keep worries about...
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Malunggay, the “Miracle” Tree

One of Motherlove’s newest supplements for supporting breast milk supply is Malunggay – also kno...
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How to Transition from one Motherlove Herbal Supplement to Another

At Motherlove, we’ve created a number of different herbal formulas for increasing milk supply tha...
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California high school students get the right to breastfeed and pump at school

This January 1st, some moms in California had something to celebrate:  a new law giving them the...
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Breastfeeding During a Growth Spurt

BREASTFEEDING AND BABY'S GROWTH SPURTS You've been breastfeeding for a few weeks, and you're just...
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Feeling down after weaning? You’re not alone!

"When I stopped breastfeeding I had a few weeks of almost a depression where I didn't want to soo...
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Why Am I Getting Mastitis Again?

DEALING WITH MASTITIS? We know how painful and frustrating it can be to have a breast infection. ...
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Did your milk come in late? Are you concerned that it will?

Having your milk come in late (defined as more than 72 hours after birth) can be frustrating and...
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Breastfeeding Tips: How to Stop Using a Nipple Shield

Moms start using nipple shields for many reasons.  Sometimes it's because of flat or inverted nip...
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Does Size Matter? How Breast Storage Capacity Can Affect Breastfeeding

DOES BREAST SIZE MATTER? This is a question moms have asked for generations. When it comes to mak...
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10 Ways to Encourage a Let Down While Pumping

If you're a pumping mom you know that getting your milk to 'let down' is the key to getting a goo...
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Decreasing formula while building your supply

 You've had low milk supply, and you've had to supplement with formula.  But you're working hard ...
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6 Surprises of Motherhood

Guest post from Abby Theuring, the badass breastfeeder The identity shift that we endure becomin...
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Are you getting breastfeeding-friendly care for postpartum depression?

Moms who experience postpartum depression or anxiety while breastfeeding sometimes hear from thei...
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Top Tips to Prepare for Tandem Nursing

By Abby Theuring, Badass Breastfeeder Podcast  Tandem nursing was something I set out to do befor...
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Milk supply mystery? Use the milk supply equation to solve it.

If you're struggling with a milk supply problem,* you may be also be struggling to figure out wh...
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Milk supply mystery? Could it be insufficient glandular tissue?

We're very pleased to share an excerpt from the new book, Finding Sufficiency: Breastfeeding with...
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Your Best Tips on Preparing to Breastfeed

Are you pregnant and wondering how to prepare for breastfeeding?  We remember the feeling of bei...
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Dr. Aviva Romm: Using Integrative Medicine to Support Mothers

We're very happy to share a podcast interview with one of our favorite people:  Dr. Aviva Romm! D...
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Your Tips for Preventing and Treating Plugged Ducts

YOUR TIPS FOR PREVENTING AND TREATING CLOGGED DUCTS If you've ever had a plugged duct, you know h...
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11 Tips for Your Pumping Journey

  We asked fans of the Motherlove Facebook page for their best pumping tips, and got a lot of gre...
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Are Motherlove products non-GMO?

Motherlove’s dedication to consistent quality means crafting only the finest, purest products, a...
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9 Top Tips on Weaning Your Baby

Weaning can be a tricky transition for both you and your baby. So we asked for your tips about w...
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Five tips for when breastfeeding isn’t going as you’d planned

The month of August is an exciting time for breastfeeding awareness. World Breastfeeding Week st...
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