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Top 5 Reasons To Fly With Your Breastfed Baby

Flying with baby doesn't have to be scary. We've got some tips to help make it an easier trip! 1. Airports often give preferential treatment to families with little ones when you have to line up to go through the metal detector. You’ll push your stroller past an hour-long queue and walk right through! These designated lines aren’t always obvious, so be sure to ask someone if you’re eligible to be fast-tracked to the gate. 2. Flight attendants know that traveling with a baby can be challenging and they are there to assist you. If you need to go to the bathroom, chances are, one of them will gladly hold your precious cargo. They may even periodically check in with...

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Help For Breastfeeding Moms Is Just A Click Away

Photo courtesy of StacieBingham.com By Jonathan Kistner Follow me on Twitter @JonAshKis Whether you’ve just had a baby, expecting soon or thinking about getting started on the path to motherhood, it's important to know this: breastfeeding isn’t easy, at least, at first. Fortunately, there are several great resources available to help answer your breastfeeding questions, big or small. From state and federal programs to international board certified lactation consultants, it’s all a matter of locating the best resources for you. To help get you started, I’ve compiled a list of a few resources that can point you toward getting the help you need with breastfeeding. LACTATION CONSULTANTS Board Certified Lactation Consultants can help with prenatal counseling, positioning and latch, breastfeeding positions and infant...

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The Best Smell In the Entire World

There is seriously nothing better than kissing your baby. But the kiss needs to have a huge inhale with it, right?Ever wonder why your baby smells so irresistible? Turns out, it's nature's way of making you and your little sweetie bond. Experts say that because baby doesn't do much more than eat, sleep and poop in the beginning, having such a desirable scent (one that triggers the same response of rewarding feelings as food) is actually kind of a reward for mom...until baby can do things like smile at you, coo and giggle, and really steal your heart forever. What creates that irresistible scent is not entirely clear yet. Authorities on the matter say the causes could possibly be chemical secretions from...

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8 Tips To Help You Stop Dreading Travel With Baby

Traveling with baby in general, sucks. You're in an airplane, a car or a train. He's not pleased to be so confined and why did you take away his high chair and his crib? You're likely on the verge of complete exasperation. Don't fret. We're here to give you some great tips about traveling with baby. One thing to note is that if your little one is breastfeeding, you've got it easier than the mama who's lugging bottles and formula with her. So revel in that for a second. 1. It's true that sometimes a road trip to Grandma's house might take as much out of you as a flight to Italy to see the leaning tower in Pisa. Seems silly,...

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Remembering Your Freedom

Hey Mama, do you remember what it was like to truly feel free? No baby attached to your breast. Breastfeeding, what's that all about?? No diaper bag to pack. Staying out late and sleeping in with no consequences. A full night’s sleep in general. No one else’s health and wellbeing to think about but your own…   Sounds like the good old days a little, doesn’t it? Wouldn’t it be great if you’d known what the feeling of such great responsibility would be like while you were still unencumbered?  Talk about never taking your freedom for granted. You’d already glimpsed what life would eventually be like so you’d be able to completely enjoy the present. Or would you? Sometimes knowing...

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