Breastfeeding


Preparing to Breastfeed: 5 Crucial Steps to Take

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 By Meg Nagle
Preparing to Breastfeed: 5 Crucial Steps to Take | Baby Chick

When I was pregnant with my first, I spent A LOT of time reading. Now, this was 15 years ago back in the cave men days before Facebook, before the glossy breastfeeding photos on Instagram…and yes. Twitter didn’t even exist. #yupimveryold So yes, this meant I read books, magazines, and grilled my mother with questions. […]

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How to Choose the Right Nursing Bra for You

Monday, December 18, 2017 By Nina Spears
How to Choose the Right Nursing Bra for You | Baby Chick

Sponsored by: All photos by Creative Clicks Photography. When it comes to maternity clothes shopping most women think of cute dresses to show off their new baby bump, or maternity pants and shorts that will fit them the rest of their pregnancy. However, they don’t think about another part of their body that is also […]

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Pumping is Breastfeeding, Too

Friday, December 15, 2017 By Maria Betsworth
Pumping is Breastfeeding, Too | Baby Chick

My plan for a normal, natural birth ended in an emergency cesarean section. And the downhill spiral that was my birth didn’t get me off to a great start breastfeeding my new baby. The first time we tried breastfeeding was the most unnatural thing. The midwife came and held my baby to my breast, she […]

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Could My Baby Have a Tongue-tie?

Thursday, December 7, 2017 By Aimee Ketchum
Could My Baby Have a Tongue-tie? | Baby Chick

Ankyloglossia, or “tongue-tie” is a condition when the tiny piece of skin called the frenulum that connects the baby’s tongue to the bottom of their mouth is shorter than usual and the baby does not have full motion of their tongue. This is sometimes identified by the pediatrician during an early well-baby check, but it […]

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Why Won’t My Milk Come In?

Monday, November 13, 2017 By Meg Nagle
Why Won't My Milk Come In? | Baby Chick

Your baby has arrived, so why hasn’t your milk?! Statistically speaking (at least 75% of us) will feel our milk come in around day 2-3. However for some of us it can take much longer, up to one week! Here are some of the more common risk factors that research shows as to why this […]

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