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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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Optimal Positions for Labor and Birth

By Sarah, IBCLC, CD, CBE   Let’s face it, labor is hard work and requires creativity and instinct...
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Selecting Your Birth Team

Written by Sarah, IBCLC, CD, CBE You’re expecting – congratulations! Ah, but now you are conflict...
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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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Sitz Bath Spray - A Childbirth Must-Have!

HERBAL SPRAY FOR BIRTH & POSTPARTUM Getting ready for a new baby is an exciting, but often ov...
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From Travel to Trees — How Motherlove Offsets our Carbon

It is no secret that Motherlove cares for our environment — we are a Certified B Corp, we run on...
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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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Meet the Pampering Herbs in our Pregnant Belly Salve

Your pregnant belly deserves great care and attention, and our Pregnant Belly Salve are made wit...
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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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Motherlove Is About Nurturing, So We Take Care of Our People

Motherlove is proud to be recognized by B Corp as a 2018 Best for the World: Changemakers compan...
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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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How to Grow Your Company While Protecting the Environment

Motherlove is proud to be recognized by B Corp as a 2018 Best for the World: Changemakers company...
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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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Get to Know the Herb Chamomile- Why We Use it!

  Let’s talk about chamomile.   Just hearing the name relays a sense of calm, soothing relaxation...
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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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What does USDA Certified Organic Mean?

You may have noticed the USDA Certified Organic seal on a lot of different products—from your egg...
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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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Soothe summer itches with our Green Salve.

We’re these hot summer months - the long days and warm nights, eating outside, and the chance for...
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The Benefits of Vernix

Have you ever wondered what that thick, white, gunky layer is coating a newborn baby immediately ...
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Motherlove’s ‘B Teams’

Since 2015, Motherlove is proud to be a certified B Corp! We’ve talked before about some of the ...
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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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Our Carbon Footprint

One of Motherlove’s founding principles, or pillars, as we call them, is “Sustaining and Giving”....
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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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