• Alexandra’s Breastfeeding Story

    Alexandra’s Breastfeeding Story

    Birth plans and breastfeeding don’t always go exactly as anticipated. We’re grateful to share the story of Alexandra, an active duty marine, who explains her journey with her little one: To understand my breast-feeding journey you must first understand my pregnancy journey. When I found out I was pregnant I started my journey with a regular OB/GYN. At my three month check up I...
  • Treating Cradle Cap, Baby Eczema, and Diaper Rash Using All-Natural Breast Milk Soap

    Treating Cradle Cap, Baby Eczema, and Diaper Rash Using All-Natural Breast Milk Soap

    The nanobébé team loves supporting our community of breast feeding moms, so here is an article on a unique use of additional benefits of breast milk we thought you would find interesting: New moms have enough things to worry about — caring for your baby’s skin doesn’t have to be one of them. The benefits of breast milk are well documented and chances are,...
  • A Partner's Support - The Secret Key to Breastfeeding Success

    A Partner's Support - The Secret Key to Breastfeeding Success

    There are many people that a new mother receives support from, but the support she cherishes most is often received from her partner. Even though breastfeeding is job that has been designated by nature to be done by mom, there are many ways that a partner can step up and approach the breastfeeding relationship with love and encouragement. A partner’s support toward breastfeeding has...
  • Tongue Ties and Breastfeeding

    Tongue Ties and Breastfeeding

    A tongue tie refers to when the frenulum, the attachment from the tongue to the floor of the mouth, is thickened, shortened or tight. As a pediatrician and a lactation consultant, I see many babies with tongue ties and parents that are concerned about them. In fact, it is estimated that between 4 and 10 percent of infants will have a tongue tie. A...
  • The Learning Curve of Nursing a New Little One

    The Learning Curve of Nursing a New Little One

    I can hardly believe I’ve been at this breastfeeding thing for over 3 years now. Two babies have been nourished by me, not counting the babies we have donated our oversupply to. Nursing my own babies has been the single hardest thing to learn, which says a lot because I have always been academically inclined. I could read a thing or see a thing...
  • How to Take Awesome Photos of Your Baby & Build a Modeling Portfolio

    How to Take Awesome Photos of Your Baby & Build a Modeling Portfolio

    When you have an adorable baby (whose isn’t??), you want to capture the cuteness as much as you can! Sometimes babies “cooperate” and other times you have loads of photos that you end up deleting. There are ways to photograph your little ones, so that most of the pictures are keepers! Here are some basics to get you started on taking your baby’s best...
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