breastfeeding


Support for Moms Breastfeeding in Physically Demanding Jobs

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 By Jennifer Jordan
Support for Moms Breastfeeding in Physically Demanding Jobs | Baby Chick

Women with infants and children make up the fastest-growing segment of the labor force, with 58.6% of those working moms having infants under the age of one. As gender roles diversify, more women are entering physically demanding positions with construction companies, police forces, warehouses, and more. As a result, they face unique challenges while attempting […]

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Preparing to Breastfeed: 5 Crucial Steps to Take

Friday, August 17, 2018 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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Breastfeeding: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Thursday, August 16, 2018 By Nina Spears
Breastfeeding: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly | Baby Chick

Sponsored by: This post is sponsored by Bamboobies but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. All photos by Creative Clicks Photography. Breastfeeding. This word conjures up so many different emotions in people. When some people hear it they think of the most magical, rewarding and fulfilling time with their littles, and others think […]

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Bamboob-zled: Anthem & Blue Cross Blue Shield Cuts Breast Pump Funding

Friday, August 10, 2018 By Lauren Ramirez
Bamboob-zled: Anthem & Blue Cross Blue Shield Cuts Breast Pump Funding | Baby Chick

Breast pumps are an incredibly vital tool for many mothers: those who return to work after baby, those whose baby has difficulty latching, and some who simply cannot breastfeed (or do not desire to, and that’s okay!) but still want their baby to receive the liquid gold that is breastmilk. It is common knowledge that […]

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10 Tips to Conquer the first Month of Breastfeeding and Beyond

Thursday, August 9, 2018 By Quinn Kelly
10 Tips to Conquer the first Month of Breastfeeding and Beyond | Baby Chick

Breastfeeding. A topic full of thoughts and emotions for pregnant women. Do you… tear up with joy when dreaming of its future sweetness? Feel fear when thinking how it might hurt or not work out? Or just feel anxious when considering the logistics of getting it all figured out? Regardless if you are the mom […]

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20 Things Lactation Consultants Want You to Know

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 By Nina Spears
20 Things Lactation Consultants Want You to Know | I asked a few lactation consultants what they wish every new mom knew when it comes to breastfeeding. Here's what they had to say

Breastfeeding can be tough. I have had multiple clients of mine call me within days (even hours) after having their baby asking for lactation support. Those first few days, weeks, and sometimes months can be a challenge trying to figure out this new skill. This is why I decided to talk to a few lactation consultants that […]

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When Breastfeeding is NOT the Best Choice

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 By Cheyenne Bell
When Breastfeeding is NOT the Best Choice | Baby Chick

If you are a mom or thinking about becoming a mom, you’ve most likely heard about the benefits of breastfeeding your baby. In the past few decades, breastfeeding rates have risen steadily, likely due to the increased understanding of breastfeeding by medical professionals, combined with the efforts of organizations such as the American Academy of Pediatrics, WHO […]

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My Breastfeeding Journey — It’s Not What I Thought It Would Be

Monday, July 9, 2018 By Nina Spears
What You Can Learn from my Journey with Postpartum Depression | Baby Chick

Sponsored by: This post is sponsored by Kindred Bravely but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. All photos by Creative Clicks Photography. I think most of us assume that, when it comes to breastfeeding, everything will come naturally and that your motherly instincts will kick in and tell you what to do. Fortunately, […]

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Because of Willow, I No Longer Hate Pumping

Thursday, June 28, 2018 By Nina Spears
Because of Willow, I No Longer Hate Pumping | Baby Chick

Sponsored by: This post is sponsored by Willow but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. All photos by Creative Clicks Photography. I’ve never been the mom who has tons of breast milk. I have had to work for every. single. ounce. — more like every drop — of breast milk that I’ve got. Because […]

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Navigating Breastfeeding and Pumping while Traveling

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 By Jennifer Jordan
Navigating Breastfeeding and Pumping while Traveling

Babies have the tendency to arrive with as much popularity as A-list celebrities. All of a sudden, visitors come out to see them and take photos. However, in some cases you have to take babies to visit others, meaning it’s time to travel. The thought of driving with a baby for hours or even taking […]

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