Traveling with babies can bring on a lot of stress — not to mention unwanted judgmental stares and extra luggage. Add breastfeeding and pumping milk to the mix, and it’s no wonder many moms are left anxious and frazzled when rushing to catch a flight for a much-needed getaway. “The rules and regulations for packing […]
Breastfeeding for 3 is a journey
When Elizabeth Hayne saw her triplets, she was in love and also acutely aware of the development her babies still needed in the NICU at Akron Children’s Hospital. Born at nearly 32 weeks old, the babies relied on support from family and medical staff, as well as nourishment from mom. “I never thought about not breastfeeding them […]
Working moms and breastfeeding: Tips to finding your flow
Pumping can be one of the most challenging aspects of transitioning back to work after maternity leave. Whether you’re returning to the office or working from home, lack of time, space or simply the equipment to do it can all hinder mom’s ability to transition smoothly to breastfeeding and maintaining a career. The good news […]
Is it still safe to breastfeed if I have the coronavirus?
The recent novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is raising all kinds of questions for new moms, especially when it comes to nursing and breast milk. We’ve heard it time and time again: breast is best. But amidst the recent pandemic, many new moms are wondering whether it’s safe to continue to breastfeed their babies. Liz Maseth, […]