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January 24, 2020

You Can Do It!

Learning you are pregnant with twins, triplets or more changes your expectations and plans. But your decision to breastfeed doesn’t have to change. Mother’s milk is especially important for multiples, who are often small at birth and need all the health b...

January 18, 2019

The arrival of a new brother or sister can be unsettling for a toddler who is used to having your undivided attention. You may find that your toddler isn't as happy and excited about your new baby as you are. Some find it difficult to adjust. These tips may make introd...

October 15, 2018

What better way to welcome a mother back to work than supporting her during her breastfeeding journey? Make mom feel welcomed by reducing the stress that comes with meeting her baby’s needs while working. According to research, mothers are 2.5 times more likely to brea...

August 24, 2018

How dads can support breastfeeding, bond with their babies and help mom.

Congratulations, on becoming a father! It’s a big job with lots of rewards. Your top priorities are to make sure mom and baby stay happy and healthy. As you and your wife adjust to your new roles a...

May 17, 2018

Should I fast while breastfeeding?

If you are breastfeeding, and experiencing hardship, you are not expected to fast. There's women who try to fast some, others may not be able to fast at all, and truly Allah knows best. 

Most Muslim scholars believe that women wh...

February 16, 2018

Engorgement initially happens 2-6 days after birth and is your milk coming in. Engorgement is when a mother's breast size and fullness increases as her hormone levels change and her milk production increases. It is important to note, that mothers do have milk in the fi...

December 8, 2017

Gentle Weaning is Always Best.

In the United States, most mothers tend to stop breastfeeding around 3 months. This is extremely low compared to the worldwide average of 2 or more years. Regardless of the average, there are a ton of benefits to be had for allowing breast...

October 17, 2017

It is so important to know when to call for breastfeeding help! 

In the past, we lived in small villages raising our children as a collective, so breastfeeding was customary with supports offered daily. If a mother had breastfeeding issues that could not be resolved, sh...

October 17, 2017

Let's try to make this transition as smooth as possible.

As many people know, the breast pump allows a mother to get back to work and other responsibilities while still allowing you to use breastmilk as the main source of sustenance for baby. This also enables both moth...

August 17, 2017

Supplements Can Assist in Milk Production!

Every year in the United States, around 3 million mothers start their breastfeeding journey. Despite best intentions, many end up stopping for one reason or another. One of the leading causes is what health care professionals s...

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