FREE: How Much Expressed Milk to Feed Baby Calculator [2024]

FREE: How Much Expressed Milk to Feed Baby Calculator [2024]

Are you pumping your milk to feed your baby? Maybe you are returning to work or breastfeeding just didn’t work out for you. Or maybe you are sharing the care of your baby and need your milk available to bottle feed your baby? Whatever your circumstance, this ‘How much expressed milk to feed baby calculator‘…

Breastfeeding Rates in 2023: A Comprehensive Overview

Breastfeeding Rates in 2023: A Comprehensive Overview

Breastfeeding, a natural and beneficial practice, has seen a significant increase in prevalence over the past decade. In this article, we explore the latest statistical data about breastfeeding rates in 2023 worldwide. In 2023, the global prevalence of exclusive breastfeeding rose by 10 percentage points to 48%[1][9][12]. This uptick is not just a number—it’s a…

The 3-Month Breastfeeding Crisis: Growth Spurts and Feeding Challenges

The 3-Month Breastfeeding Crisis: Growth Spurts and Feeding Challenges

Navigating the 3-month breastfeeding crisis is a pivotal part of many new mother’s journeys. Did you know that by 6 months old just 24.9% of babies are exclusively breastfed – a large drop from 45.3% exclusively breastfeeding at 3 months old. This startling statistic brings to light an often unspoken journey of countless mothers. As…

100+ Common Breastfeeding Questions And Answers For Every New Mom

100+ Common Breastfeeding Questions And Answers For Every New Mom

Got breastfeeding questions? As a mom of two children (breastfed for over a year each) and certified breastfeeding counselor, I’ve got answers! In this ultimate list of over 100 common breastfeeding questions and answers, you’ll find knowledge to empower your own journey plus support connecting for more. From production and pumping to health impacts, lifestyle…

The Golden Hour After Birth: Cherishing the First Moments with Your Newborn

The Golden Hour After Birth: Cherishing the First Moments with Your Newborn

Did you know that the first hour after birth, often referred to as the “Golden Hour after birth,” can set a critical foundation for your newborn’s life? Studies reveal that newborns placed on their mother’s chest immediately after birth show significantly stabilized vital signs within minutes. Imagine a moment so powerful it not only cements…

How to Prepare to Breastfeed While Pregnant: 15 Top Tips

How to Prepare to Breastfeed While Pregnant: 15 Top Tips

As you anticipate the arrival of your little one, there’s a special opportunity to prepare for breastfeeding. This isn’t just about nutrition; it’s a journey of love, care, and connection. By starting your preparations now, you’re laying the foundation for a successful and enjoyable breastfeeding experience. So, let’s get ready for this amazing adventure! This…

The Nightmare Of Engorgement:  How Lymphatic Drainage Massage While Breastfeeding Helped Me 

The Nightmare Of Engorgement:  How Lymphatic Drainage Massage While Breastfeeding Helped Me 

Meet Jessica: a dedicated Registered Nurse and proud mother of three boys! Alongside her husband Alex, they share their parenting insights on their blog, alexnjessica.com. Jessica enjoys outdoor activities, gardening, reading, and quality time with her family. Read on to learn how lymphatic drainage massage while breastfeeding helped her overcome the pain of engorged breasts….