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We're dedicated to creating a community of moms who support each other on the motherhood journey. As a team of moms, we hope our blog will be a source of education and encouragement - whether you're packing your hospital bag or glued to the couch during a cluster feeding session.

By moms. For moms.

15 Frequently Asked Breastfeeding Questions

15 Frequently Asked Breastfeeding Questions

Guest post by Shantel Harlin, BSN, RN, IBCLC

Like pregnancy and delivery, breastfeeding is a unique experience with every child, and most people who breastfeed (first-time moms and veterans) have a lot of questions. Even as an RN...

15 Frequently Asked Breastfeeding Questions

Guest post by Shantel Harlin, BSN, RN, IBCLC

Like pregnancy and delivery, breastfeeding is a unique experience with every child, and most people who breastfeed (first-time moms and veterans) have a lot of questions. Even as an RN and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), I had questions when...

Ultimate Guide to Traveling with Breast Milk by Plane or Car

Ultimate Guide to Traveling with Breast Milk by Plane or Car

Nursing and pumping while traveling can feel daunting. Some babies roll with changes to their routines; other babies get distracted, tired, or anxious and nurse more or less frequently than...

Ultimate Guide to Traveling with Breast Milk by Plane or Car

Nursing and pumping while traveling can feel daunting. Some babies roll with changes to their routines; other babies get distracted, tired, or anxious and nurse more or less frequently than usual. Whether you’re considering taking your breastfeeding baby on a...

15 Tips for Pumping Breast Milk

15 Tips for Pumping Breast Milk

Guest post by Shantel Harlin, RN, IBCLC

When you’re a new mom, pumping breast milk can feel intimidating. Check out 15 tips from a certified lactation counselor (and mom of three) to help you become a pumping pro....

15 Tips for Pumping Breast Milk

Guest post by Shantel Harlin, RN, IBCLC

When you’re a new mom, pumping breast milk can feel intimidating. Check out 15 tips from a certified lactation counselor (and mom of three) to help you become a pumping pro. Download and print our handy infographic!

Giving Tuesday with The Superhero Project

Giving Tuesday with The Superhero Project

Guest post by Jessie Wiener

This Giving Tuesday, we’re incredibly honored to partner with The Superhero Project Inc., which raises money to help families with babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). For every bra purchased on...

Giving Tuesday with The Superhero Project

Guest post by Jessie Wiener

This Giving Tuesday, we’re incredibly honored to partner with The Superhero Project Inc., which raises money to help families with babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). For every bra purchased on Giving Tuesday, we're donating a pumping bra to The Superhero Project...

What You Need to Know About Pregnancy, Breastfeeding, and Breast Cancer

What You Need to Know About Pregnancy, Breastfeeding, and Breast Cancer

Guest post by Shantel Harlin

Pregnancy and lactation may reduce your breast cancer risk, but it’s important to know that it’s still possible to develop breast cancer when pregnant or breastfeeding. In fact, one in 3,000...

What You Need to Know About Pregnancy, Breastfeeding, and Breast Cancer

Guest post by Shantel Harlin

Pregnancy and lactation may reduce your breast cancer risk, but it’s important to know that it’s still possible to develop breast cancer when pregnant or breastfeeding. In fact, one in 3,000 pregnant women in the United States is diagnosed with breast cancer....

Fighting Breast Cancer as a New Mom: Two Inspiring Stories

Fighting Breast Cancer as a New Mom: Two Inspiring Stories

Guest post by Lindsay Block, Jessica Hammer

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we wanted to share two stories from women who were diagnosed with breast cancer shortly after giving birth. Each woman discovered what she...

Fighting Breast Cancer as a New Mom: Two Inspiring Stories

Guest post by Lindsay Block, Jessica Hammer

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we wanted to share two stories from women who were diagnosed with breast cancer shortly after giving birth. Each woman discovered what she thought was a clogged milk duct, and after bringing it up...

Childbirth Classes: Everything You Need to Know as a New Mom

Childbirth Classes: Everything You Need to Know as a New Mom

Childbirth can be both exciting and overwhelming. Whether you're having your first child or your fifth child, childbirth classes are a great way to ease your worries and help you...

Childbirth Classes: Everything You Need to Know as a New Mom

Childbirth can be both exciting and overwhelming. Whether you're having your first child or your fifth child, childbirth classes are a great way to ease your worries and help you feel more prepared. Childbirth classes are specifically designed to provide...

7 Best Nursing Bras for Large Breasts 2023

7 Best Nursing Bras for Large Breasts 2023

We’re here to guide you through choosing the best nursing bras for large breasts. Whether you’re used to big boobs or are new to the world of busty sizing thanks...

7 Best Nursing Bras for Large Breasts 2023

We’re here to guide you through choosing the best nursing bras for large breasts. Whether you’re used to big boobs or are new to the world of busty sizing thanks to pregnancy hormones and breastfeeding, this blog will cover the...

What to Do if Your Baby Wants to Breastfeed Constantly

What to Do if Your Baby Wants to Breastfeed Constantly

As a new mom, breastfeeding can be filled with moments of joy and wonder, but it can also feel challenging. One common challenge is meeting your baby's needs when they...

What to Do if Your Baby Wants to Breastfeed Constantly

As a new mom, breastfeeding can be filled with moments of joy and wonder, but it can also feel challenging. One common challenge is meeting your baby's needs when they constantly want to nurse. When this happens, you may feel...

Everything You Need to Know about Maternity Leave

Everything You Need to Know about Maternity Leave

Having a baby comes with a lot of big decisions that will impact many areas of your life, including your job. Studies show that maternity leave can greatly benefit mom, baby, and...

Everything You Need to Know about Maternity Leave

Having a baby comes with a lot of big decisions that will impact many areas of your life, including your job. Studies show that maternity leave can greatly benefit mom, baby, and the entire family. Having time to bond with your baby...

The New Mom Checklist: 10 Mom Must-Haves

The New Mom Checklist: 10 Mom Must-Haves

We wanted to write a blog about what you actually need as a new mom. Not adorable onesies. Not binkies that double as stuffies. Not diapers (well, at least not baby diapers). The best...

The New Mom Checklist: 10 Mom Must-Haves

We wanted to write a blog about what you actually need as a new mom. Not adorable onesies. Not binkies that double as stuffies. Not diapers (well, at least not baby diapers). The best things in our catalog for new moms -  the stuff...

Breastfeeding by Breast Size: What You Need to Know

Breastfeeding by Breast Size: What You Need to Know

Does your breast size determine your ability to have a successful breastfeeding journey? The short answer is no. However, there’s a lot of misinformation surrounding breast size and breastfeeding, which...

Breastfeeding by Breast Size: What You Need to Know

Does your breast size determine your ability to have a successful breastfeeding journey? The short answer is no. However, there’s a lot of misinformation surrounding breast size and breastfeeding, which can make it difficult for mothers to navigate their unique...