Benefits

Benefits of Breastfeeding and Breastmilk

breastmilk changes to meet a baby's needs

5 Surprising Ways Your Breastmilk Changes to Meet Baby’s Needs

I stared in confusion at the three bottles of breastmilk sitting in my refrigerator. They all came from me. In the last 72 hours. How could they be so different?!?! The breastmilk changes displayed in my fridge made it look like those bottles had been filled by 3 different species of mammals. They were all …

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skin-to-skin contact is more important than you think

5 Amazing Benefits of Skin to Skin Contact for Your New Baby

Your skin is amazing! Not only is it incredibly beautiful, but it’s the largest and hardest working organ in your body! It’s helping you and others, even when you’re just doing nothing. Like when you’re snuggling your baby and enjoying that skin to skin contact. How incredible is that?!? Your skin never turns off. It …

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reasons to give your baby breastmilk

7 Incredible Reasons to Give a Baby Breastmilk

Do you know why you should breastfeed? Many women choose to breastfeed because they’ve heard it preached that “breast is best.” You may believe the reasons to give a baby breastmilk are because it provides the healthiest nourishment and is better for the baby. Only you’re not sure why. Many of us just breastfeed because …

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we gave breastfeeding too much credit

Breastfeeding as Birth Control: Top Reasons You Might Want to Reconsider

Did you know that society at large – and women in particular – gave breastfeeding too much credit? Definitely more than it deserves? Seriously. It really isn’t the magic pill we were sold. Breastfeeding as birth control is just a bad idea. Yes, nursing is probably the healthiest thing you can do for your baby. …

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