You’ve probably seen in movies where moms with newborns are in slacks all day, rugged hair, dark under eyes, and just visibly tired. Or maybe you’ve heard stories from your mom friends about what it was like after the baby was brought home. Being a first-time mom might be too overwhelming for you and you’ll […]

It has been a normal practice that immediately after delivery, the baby is given to the mother to be held for that first skin-to-skin contact. It can also be practiced even after birth and can be done with dad. As it’s essential to family-centered care, the practice of skin-to-skin is supported by the World Health […]

Hey Mommy, were you aware that your breastmilk is 90% water? That means drinking water is very important when you’re nursing. Experts recommend drinking water one-half to three-fourths of an ounce of your weight or an estimate of 128 oz. (1 gallon) per day. Or you may check how many times your baby feeds and […]

The little one’s about to go to daycare and mama’s preparing to go back to work. If you’re a breastfeeding mom from the start, we know you’re concerned about how to keep giving your baby your breast milk while being away from each other during the workweek. Already got a plan? Awesome!  Make sure you’re […]

Breastfeeding is beneficial to the nutritional health, well-being, and development of a newborn and young children as routinely promoted by the World Health Organization (WHO). A mother’s breast milk is the ideal food source that’s readily available which fulfills the nutritional needs for the development of the child. As recommended by WHO and UNICEF, a […]

As a new mom, once your little one has been birthed, your body’s hormones give your mammary glands the green light to begin lactating. Your milk supply depends on a multitude of factors:  stress levels, physiology, how often your baby nurses, and NUTRITION. With the anxieties of being a new parent or simply overwhelmed with […]

Everyone knows about breastfeeding and bottle-feeding, but there’s one other option on how you can give your baby their milk –  Exclusive Pumping (or EP’ing). It’s not uncommon but seldom spoken of. What’s EP’ing? EPing, or exclusive pumping, is when you express your breast milk and choose to feed your baby only that pumped milk. […]

Hey Mama, how’s your chunky baby doing? I bet they’re as cute as ever, the cheeks and those tummy rolls! If you’re worried that your little one has been enjoying the feeding and notice they’re getting chubbier each month, there’s nothing to worry about. They need to be fed the milk their system demands because […]

Among the types of birth control, breastfeeding is one of the most natural ways to prevent getting pregnant and one of the excellent forms of birth control. With 98% – 99.5% effectiveness  Exclusive breastfeeding (by itself) is 98-99.5% effective in preventing pregnancy when done the right way. This is called the lactational amenorrhea method (LAM). […]

Time to pop that bottle of champagne (or whatever’s your preference) because you just birthed a baby into this world! You braved through nine(ish) months of pregnancy. Now, you’re adjusting to the mom-life. Nine plus months without touching a drop of alcohol. But, now the baby’s out, and you’re wondering if it’s safe to take […]