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Have A Newborn? There's An App For That

Have A Newborn? There's An App For That

Having a newborn is tough work. When you give birth, someone hands you a helpless human and says 'make sure your baby eats every three hours, keep track of all the diaper changes, how often they sleep, eat, which side they ate from, for how long and if you pump when you pumped and how long'....the list never ends! You are totally exhausted and overwhelmed and there is so much to keep track of!

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8 Tips For Making Breast Pumping A Breeze

8 Tips For Making Breast Pumping A Breeze

I’m a pumper. I love it! I love the freedom it gives me to pump milk and let my baby be fed by his dad or his grandmother. I like the time it allows me to just relax and watch a show or surf the web while I’m collecting food for my baby. With my first baby I exclusively pumped for 7 months and never thought it was a bother. I double pumped five to six times a day for 20 minutes and was able to collect enough to feed my very large, off the chart kiddo. I had a Medela In Style Double Electric Pump at the time and rented a hospital grade Medela Double Electric pump in the early days, but if only I had the Medela Freestyle Double Electric Pump! This pump is beyond amazing. “Disclosure: I am part of the PTPA Brand Ambassador Program with Medela Canada and I received Compensation as part of my affiliation with this group. The opinions on this blog are my own.”

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