breastfeeding


Is It Seriously That Easy to Get a Breast Pump through Insurance?

Monday, May 21, 2018 By Nina Spears
Is It Seriously That Easy to Get a Breast Pump through Insurance? | Baby Chick

Sponsored by: This post is sponsored by Aeroflow Breastpumps but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. All photos by Creative Clicks Photography. If you’re planning on breastfeeding your baby and know that you’ll need help with some of the feedings–maybe you’re going back to work, want help with night feedings, or you […]

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5 Normal Feelings to Have in your First Month of Breastfeeding

Friday, March 30, 2018 By Lauren McKinley
5 Normal Feelings to Have in your First Month of Breastfeeding | Baby Chick

Oh breastfeeding. You are so wonderful and so . . . HARD. Those first weeks of breastfeeding are just so raw with such a steep learning curve. Time and time again, I talk with moms who struggled to adjust to breastfeeding, and felt guilty for their struggle. I was so there and now I’m here […]

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The (Ridiculous) Breastfeeding Advice You Gave Me

Monday, March 5, 2018 By Lauren Ramirez
The (Ridiculous) Breastfeeding Advice You Gave Me | Baby Chick

The human body is a miracle, y’all. Not only was I fortunate enough to carry a healthy girl for 10 months (can we PLEASE acknowledge that extra month we’re actually pregnant, y’all?!), but my body now produces the only nutrition she needs: add in the fact that it’s the best thing for her, it’s free, […]

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Why We Should Choose Safe Deodorant while Breastfeeding

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 By Nina Spears
Why It's Important to Choose Safe Deodorant while Breastfeeding | Baby Chick

Sponsored by: All photos by Creative Clicks Photography. Something that you might not be thinking about when breastfeeding is . . . your deodorant. Why should we be rethinking our purchases when it comes to deodorants and antiperspirants? Let me tell you. It’s all about the ingredients–especially while breastfeeding. But first, do you know the […]

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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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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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Frequent Night Waking with Your Breastfed Baby—What’s Normal?

Thursday, October 26, 2017 By Meg Nagle
Frequent Night Waking with Your Breastfed Baby—What’s Normal? | Baby Chick

I write about sleep deprivation a lot. Why is this? Because as mothers, it is the one thing that drives us INSANE! We are exhausted. We are so tired we don’t even know what we are doing. We feel overwhelmed, over worked and underpaid. One of the reasons this is so overwhelming for us is […]

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10 Ways to Treat Engorgement and Sore/Cracked Nipples

Monday, October 16, 2017 By Nina Spears
10 Ways Treat Engorgement and Sore/Cracked Nipples | Baby Chick

Breastfeeding can be tough. For some women and babies, it’s a skill that’s picked up easily, naturally and quickly. But for many mothers–if not the majority–they don’t have that experience. There’s a lot of tears and growing pains. Both literally and figuratively. Learning how to get a good, deep latch takes time. I tell my […]

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