Category Archives: Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding: 7 Strategies for Success

By: Dahlia Frydman, IBCLC & Doula One of the most frequent questions expectant moms ask me is: “How do I prepare to breastfeed? ” We used to tell moms they had to “toughen up their nipples” but now research has shown, (thank heavens) that “nipple toughening” makes no difference. Here are some practical tips to […]

It Takes a Village

By: Simona Fino “Nobody has ever before asked the nuclear family to live all by itself in a box the way we do. With no relatives, no support, we’ve put it in an impossible situation.” Margaret Mead Most everyone acknowledges the importance of a village, yet our American culture places more value on the individual or […]

Five Super Foods to Support Postpartum Moms

By: Virginia Watkins Gestation and childbirth are no easy task, even at the cellular level. Your body needs specific foods to replenish nutrient stores, help you feel more energized, and to support the healing process. If you are breastfeeding, eating a nourishing diet not only helps you feel better, it can increase the quality of […]