Things that Affect the Color of Breast Milk

October 10, 2017

Have you ever noticed that your pumped breast milk looks a little different from one day to another? You’re not crazy! In fact, it’s totally normal for your breast milk to vary in color day-to-day, and even be tinged with various colors like blue, green, or pink. So, what causes this? A lot of it… Read More

Pumping as a Student: Making It Work

September 22, 2017

News flash: sometimes moms are also students! We give SO much credit to moms who take on the challenge of bettering their education while breastfeeding their babies. And we recognize that breastfeeding can become more challenging when it’s time to head back to school. That’s why we’ve outlined tips to make it easier for student… Read More

11 Breastfeeding Benefits for Baby

September 13, 2017

For many moms, there are multiple factors that go into the decision to breastfeed. But most moms agree that one of the most important reasons they decided to breastfeed is because it has serious benefits for your baby. From protecting against diseases to encouraging bonding, there are endless ways breast milk helps keep your baby… Read More

Tips for Pumping at Work with an Irregular Schedule

September 9, 2017

Pumping at work takes a lot of dedication, planning, and well…work. And for moms whose jobs don’t have flexibility or regular break times, it can be downright challenging. Finding a time and place to pump is sometimes easier said than done when you’re a server at the peak of dinner service, an ER nurse in… Read More

Joining in the Black Breastfeeding Week Celebration

August 31, 2017

My name is Shantae McGee, I am a Registered Nurse, Certified Lactation Counselor, and breastfeeding advocate. I support postpartum mothers and work in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).  I began advocating for Black mothers and babies during their breastfeeding journeys two years ago, when I discovered United States breastfeeding statistics and the lack of Black… Read More