TIPS, TRICKS
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Your Tips for Soothing Teething Pain

Teething can be a trying experience - for both your baby and you!  The fussiness, drooling, and s...
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Depression at Weaning?

Feeling sad, even depressed, during or after weaning?  You’re probably not alone. Hormonal chang...
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Suddenly Up All Night Nursing? Welcome to Reverse Cycling.

Have a consistently sleeping baby who suddenly wants to nurse all night? It’s a common scenario f...
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Herbal Poultices for Engorgement

There are many remedies for breast engorgement, ranging from massage, to cold packs, to cabbage. ...
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African American moms and breastfeeding: A podcast interview with Kathi Barber

African American women have the lowest breastfeeding rates in the U.S.  But it wasn’t always that...
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Common breastfeeding concerns? There's an app for that.

Pain.  Milk supply worries.  Sleep (and lack thereof).  A fussy baby.  Pumping. These are common...
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10 Ways Partners Can Support Breastfeeding Moms

Support from partners can make breastfeeding go much more smoothly for nursing moms.  But some p...
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Birth and Breastfeeding in Prison - The Prison Birth Project

Ever wonder what it’s like to be pregnant while in prison?  What it’s like to give birth and bre...
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Your Tips for Distracted Nurslings

The cat.  Noise from a passing car.  A toy just out of reach.  Your nose.   They’re all sources ...
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome During Pregnancy or Breastfeeding

Have you had pain or numbness in your wrists, fingers, or arms pain during pregnancy or breastfee...
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What is Tandem Nursing? Learn Here!

Are you pregnant and nursing?  Expecting to be nursing a newborn and a toddler?  Expecting twins...
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How the herbs in More Milk Plus complement each other

When you look at the label of our popular galactagogue More Milk Plus you might think that we sim...
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Baby refusing to nurse? Laid back and baby-led breastfeeding may help.

Finding that your baby won’t latch on - either from birth or after some time nursing - can be a f...
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Your Tips for Exclusive Pumping Moms

Are you an exclusively pumping mom? We asked fans on our Facebook page for their best tips on exc...
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Mom-to-mom: Breastfeeding Support Online

We’re very pleased to share an abridged excerpt from the new book, The Virtual Breastfeeding Cult...
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Power Pumping: What You Need to Know

  Ever heard of power pumping?  Some moms swear by it for increasing milk supply. Power pumping (...
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Power Pumping

HAVE YOU HEARD OF POWER PUMPING? Some moms swear by it for increasing milk supply. Click here for...
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Nettle Leaf: A Friend to your Breast Milk Supply

While stinging nettle can be painful to touch, it’s a plant that is very friendly to a mother’s m...
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Breast massage: What is it, why do it, and is it necessary?

WHAT IS BREAST MASSAGE? Breast massage can takes multiple forms and are performed by the mother. ...
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2012 breastfeeding research brings answers, questions, and yet more reasons to breastfeed!

2012 brought a wealth of new research findings on breastfeeding! Check out our links below for a ...
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Oh, my aching… What nursing moms should know about ergonomics and breastfeeding

If you’ve had shoulder, wrist, back or other muscle pain while breastfeeding, you’re not alone. B...
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Herbal Care for Plugged or Clogged Ducts

Have you had a plugged or clogged duct? If so, you know that they can be painful and frustrating....
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Using Fennel to Help Support Milk Production

From time to time we like to turn the spotlight on one of the herbs that we use in our products, ...
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Fight Breast Cancer by Donating Your Breast Milk!

Could your breastmilk hold the keys to the prevention and treatment of breast cancer? This Breas...
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Sending your breastfed baby to child care? Check out these resources

For those of us who have others care for our breastfed children, whether it’s at a child care ce...
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Having surgery while breastfeeding? Here are our tips to help you prepare!

Having surgery is scary enough without worries about your breastfeeding relationship.  Here are a...
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Could that Green Smoothie be Reducing Your Milk Supply?

You may have heard of some of the herbs which increase milk supply - herbs like the ones included...
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Achoo! Will that allergy medication hurt your milk supply?

For those of us suffering from allergies this season (and there seem to be many!), we wanted to o...
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How Long Can You Store Breast Milk?

We know that many of you pump your milk, either for work or for occasional times away from your ...
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What is a Baby Friendly Hospital?

At Motherlove, we strongly support the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative.  We think that every ex...
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Do Breastfeeding Moms Get More - Or Less - Sleep?

Ever wonder who gets more sleep, breastfeeding or formula feeding moms? We’re very pleased to sh...
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Traveling with Breast Milk? Check out Our Tips

Are you traveling for the holidays and planning to transport some of your pumped milk? Whether yo...
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How can Chiropractic, Acupuncture, Cranio-sacral Help with Breastfeeding?

We’re very pleased to share an interview with Nikki Lee, author of Complementary and Alternative ...
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Top 10 Things to Do When You’re up for a 2:15 am Feeding

We’re so tickled to share some original art created by Adrienne Hedger, artist and co-author of ...
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Myth: Breastfeeding After Breast Implant Surgery Causes Sagging

A recent study from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons has found that mothers who have had...
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Here comes The Milk Truck!

Starting this month, residents of Pittsburgh may see a converted ice cream truck with a five foot...
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Returning to Work? Yes, You CAN Continue to Exclusively Breastfeed!

We’re pleased to share a guest post from Wendy Armbruster Bell is the Founder & Creative Dire...
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Favorite Online Breastfeeding Resources for Support

With all of the breastfeeding information available online, it can be tricky to find a trusted, r...
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10 Organic Facts You Need to Know

By Jennifer Rose, the media manager and staff writer for the Organic Trade Association. The Organ...
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Choosing and Fitting the Right Nursing Bra

If you’re planning to breastfeed, at least two or three nursing bras should be on your essentials...
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PCOS & Breastfeeding

Written By: Lisa Marasco, MA, IBCLC, FILCA, a board certified lactation consultant both in privat...
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Mom's Back-to-Work Breastfeeding Guide

ABC News - Good Morning AmericaMom’s Back-to-Work Breastfeeding Guide Motherlove’s  More Milk Pl...
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Benefits of Breastfeeding

Breast milk is the most important food a child can receive in the first months of life.  Decades ...
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