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#MomTalk: Tales of Pumping at Work

#MomTalk: Tales of Pumping at Work

April 09, 2018

Today's #MomTalk comes from Christina Kuhl, a working mother of twins. Read her hilarious story of how one clip art cow has helped keep her privacy intact and her pumping schedule consistent.

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Q&A with a Certified Pediatric Sleep Consultant: Part III

Q&A with a Certified Pediatric Sleep Consultant: Part III

April 08, 2018

Katie Pitts, Certified Pediatric Sleep Consultant from Sleep Wise Consulting answers common baby, toddler and child sleep questions from Milkful families.

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Words of Encouragement from Other Breastfeeding Mothers

Words of Encouragement from Other Breastfeeding Mothers

March 23, 2018

It takes a village. Even in an online community, we can still be a support system. Read some words of encouragement from fellow Milkful Mommas.

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Postpartum Care in the Early Days at Home: Advice from a Mother Baby Nurse of 20 Years

Postpartum Care in the Early Days at Home: Advice from a Mother Baby Nurse of 20 Years

March 08, 2018

Read the advice of a Mother Baby nurse of over 20 years on postpartum care in the early days at home. Questions include: how to handle the first 24 hours, ways to prepare for postpartum care and introducing your newborn to pets. 

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The Hours Before and After Delivery: Advice from a Mother Baby Nurse of 20 Years

The Hours Before and After Delivery: Advice from a Mother Baby Nurse of 20 Years

February 27, 2018

Read the advice of a Mother Baby nurse of over 20 years on what to expect the hours immediately before and after delivery. Questions include how to know if you have a good latch, whether or not to limit visitors and when your breast milk will come in.

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Preparing for the Hospital: Advice from a Mother Baby Nurse of 20 Years

Preparing for the Hospital: Advice from a Mother Baby Nurse of 20 Years

February 24, 2018

Read the advice of a Mother Baby nurse of over 20 years on how to best prepare for the hospital and delivery. Questions include preparing for breastfeeding, understanding an epidural and timing the hospital trip.

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Q&A with a Certified Pediatric Sleep Consultant: Part II

Q&A with a Certified Pediatric Sleep Consultant: Part II

January 17, 2018

Katie Pitts, Certified Pediatric Sleep Consultant from Sleep Wise Consulting answers common baby, toddler and child sleep questions from Milkful families.

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What to Pack in Your Hospital Bag if You Plan On Breastfeeding

What to Pack in Your Hospital Bag if You Plan On Breastfeeding

January 03, 2018

Here is a comprehensive list of items to pack in your hospital bag for labor and delivery that are new-mom approved. Our recommendations for breastfeeding moms.

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Tips for Traveling with Breast Milk in an Airplane or Car

Tips for Traveling with Breast Milk in an Airplane or Car

December 22, 2017

Know your rights for bringing breastmilk on a plane, how to manage germs when pumping on the road and tips for successfully breastfeeding your child on the go.

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Q&A with a Certified Pediatric Sleep Consultant

Q&A with a Certified Pediatric Sleep Consultant

December 19, 2017

Katie Pitts, Certified Pediatric Sleep Consultant from Sleep Wise Consulting answers common baby, toddler and child sleep questions from Milkful families.

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The Milkful Gift Guide for Moms and Children

The Milkful Gift Guide for Moms and Children

December 14, 2017

Four mothers pick their favorite gifts for an expecting mom, an infant, a younger toddler, an older toddler, and toddler twins. See what products made the list!

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Milkful Gives Back for World Prematurity Day 2017

Milkful Gives Back for World Prematurity Day 2017

November 13, 2017

In the United States, 1 in 10 babies are born prematurely and receive care in the NICU. Milkful will honor World Prematurity Day on November 17, 2017.

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