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Best Picture Books of 2018!

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Best Picture Books of 2018!

Browse our favorite picture books of 2018! Love by Matt de la Peña The Rabbit Listened by Cori Doerrfeld   Pie is for Sharing by Stephanie Parsley Ledyard Dear Girl by Amy Krouse and Paris Rosenthal A Parade of Elephants by Kevin Henkes People Don't Bite People by Lisa Wheeler Are You Scared, Darth Vader? by Adam Rex Lola Dutch by Kenneth and Sarah Jane Wright

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CAUTION - This Could Be Hurting Your Milk Supply.

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CAUTION - This Could Be Hurting Your Milk Supply.

As with all supplements, proceed with caution.  Every body is different.  While many women report a noticeable increase in milk supply when taking fenugreek, others have reported a decrease in milk supply when taking fenugreek.  In addition, some reported side effects of fenugreek include diarrhea, gas, indigestion, heartburn and unusual smelling skin and urine (like maple syrup).  While nursing, you should not consume less than 1500-1800 calories per day.  Some mothers will require much more than this, but studies show that going below this number may put supply at risk. In personal experience, many mothers hold on to weight while they are breastfeeding....

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Natural Mastitis Remedies

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Natural Mastitis Remedies

Mastitis is usually brought on by a few things: an ill fitting bra, cracked or bleeding nipples, exhaustion, or skipped feedings and not fully emptied breasts that lead to plugged ducts. While one of the most common treatments for mastitis is antibiotics (please consult your doctor) we wanted to focus on other natural remedies that will help ease the pain and discomfort and can aide in helping solve the problem, either working with antibiotics or any other route you may choose to take. DO NOT STOP NURSING! Nurse as often as possible to keep the milk flowing. Also try pumping...

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Common Breastfeeding Problems

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Common Breastfeeding Problems

There are so many different things that can come up when you’re a breastfeeding mom. Here are some of the most common challenges.  NEED HELP? Chat with one of the Happy Mama Milk Mentors, a team of lactation specialists and Cornell-Certified nutritionists. CHAT WITH AN EXPERT      NEED HELP? Chat online with one of the Happy Mama Milk Mentors, a team of lactation specialists and Cornell-Certified nutritionists.  CHAT WITH AN EXPERT.

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Breastfeeding Mistakes- Are You Making Them?

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Breastfeeding Mistakes- Are You Making Them?

Navy Fringe Dress 1-  Not Seeking Help When You Need It: You're not the first mom to struggle.  Reach out to fellow moms or seek the advice of a lactation consultant.  Studies show that women with a support system breastfeed longer! Floral Fringe Nursing Dress 2- Trying to Feed on a Schedule: Watch your baby, not the clock.  Trying to schedule your newborn can negatively impact your milk supply.  Feeding on demand will help with milk supply and proper weight gain. Mustard House Dress 3- Stressing Out One of the most common breastfeeding mistakes that is often overlooked is excess stress!  Remember,...

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