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10 Things Moms Should Stop Feeling Guilty About

10 Things Moms Should Stop Feeling Guilty About

Whether it’s forgetting about Show & Tell or not being able to attend the winter holiday program because of a work obligation, I can’t be the only mom whose first response to even the most minor mommy fail is: “I’d better start saving for therapy ...
Caffeine While Nursing: Is It Safe for Baby?

Caffeine While Nursing: Is It Safe for Baby?

If you cut out caffeine intake while you were pregnant, you may have been looking forward to rekindling that relationship with your morning mug. The problem is that if you’re nursing, you’ll be feeding your baby café au lait every time you indulge in ...
5 Hot New Baby Products

5 Hot New Baby Products

Boy, are you new moms lucky—and boy, are old-timer moms like me jealous! Because, when it comes to the number of smart, safe and environmentally-friendly baby products that have hit the market recently, your bundle-of-joy’s timing couldn’t have happe ...
5 Ways to Prevent Pain During Breastfeeding

5 Ways to Prevent Pain During Breastfeeding

Experienced moms have a way of making everything seem so easy. Like breastfeeding. Ever see a mother discreetly attach a crying baby to her breast, instantly calming him, while telling the waiter she’d like the Caesar salad with the dressing on the s ...
10 Tips for Nursing in Public

10 Tips for Nursing in Public

For every new mom who can proudly yank up her shirt and give her baby lunch in the middle of a baseball stadium, there is another woman who breastfeeds her baby in restrooms, parked cars or pumps at home and brings a bottle to avoid the dreaded ̶ ...
Pumping at Work: A Survival Guide

Pumping at Work: A Survival Guide

Maternity leave usually comes to an end around the time your baby’s “fun” phase is beginning: the cooing, the smiling, the (almost) sleeping through the night. And if you’ve been nursing, 12 weeks is also around the time when ...
The Best Snacks for Nursing Mothers

The Best Snacks for Nursing Mothers

If you’re breastfeeding, there’s a good chance that you’re (a) STARVING all.the.time, and (b) don’t have enough time to eat enough. Of course, that’s because (a) nursing a baby can burn 500 calories a day, and (b) with a ...