For the typical woman, the first moments of finding out that a small human has begun growing inside of them, are riddled with questions. Questions about whether the child will resemble them, or when the baby will arrive. Questions about how large or how small the baby will be, or possibly where or how the [...]
How do I know if my exclusively breastfed baby is getting enough to eat? The number one reason women stop breastfeeding is “Misperceived low milk supply syndrome” or in other words, “too much information/over thinking”. Often, the more information you have at your fingertips, the more you doubt your own instincts. Before technology, women would [...]
Being a new mom comes with a lot of questions. As a doula, the one question moms will typically ask me is, “Do I have enough breast milk?” My answer is almost always the same: most likely YES, you do! In fact, statistics say that about 98 percent of women WILL make enough milk for their baby, and chances are…you’re in the 98 percent.
So why do we hear of so many women who struggle with producing enough milk? The truth is that many new moms have no idea how to determine their milk production. I see plenty of women actually making less milk simply by stressing out about it, or by taking supplements that promise to help boost milk supply. In this blog post, I’ll cover some of the most common misconceptions when it comes to determining if what you produce is adequate.
Breastfeeding is not always beautiful, fun, and easy. As a matter of fact, sometimes it can be downright ugly and hard. There’s one important thing to remember: You are not alone. That's why nanobébé is here to help preserve the nutrients of your breast milk.
Preserve Precious Breastmilk When my boys were babies, I was determined to breastfeed them. I knew that it would help boost their immunity and protect their teeth from cavities. Breastfeeding also saved me time and money. I didn’t have lengthy maternity leaves, and when I went back to work, I wanted to continue to nurse [...]