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Everything You Need to Know About Mastitis

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I’ve been fortunate enough to have never dealt with mastitis! I heard so many horror stories while breastfeeding my first child that I made it a point to do everything in my power to avoid it. Once I became an IBCLC, I began to learn a lot more about how to prevent it, what the […]

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Medela versus Spectra: A Breast Pump Review

Breastfeeding, Breastpumping, What Pump Should I Get, Breast Pump, Medela, Spectra

I’ve heard a lot of moms ask the question: “Which breast pump should I buy?”. Honestly, there’s no right or wrong answer. It’s a decision that’s up to you, your wallet, and/or your insurance company! I was lucky enough to have been gifted both pumps, Medela Pump in style Advance and Spectra S2, by friends, […]

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4 Things Your Lactation Consultant Wants You to Know

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Although I’ve only been certified as a Lactation Consultant for a few months, I’ve worked in the Mother/Baby department consulting women on breastfeeding for a very long time. In that time, I encounter several mothers who are either new to breastfeeding or struggling with the adjustments of breastfeeding. When I meet a mother for the […]

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