Paging Margarita Marasigan, RN, CCE! Margarita, this week’s guest blogger, has some great tips for traveling mamas who are breastfeeding.
As the holiday season approaches and you travel with your baby to be with loved ones, here are eight helpful tips to make breastfeeding while traveling a smooth ride:
- Wear comfortable, breastfeeding-friendly clothing and have a coverup handy.
The Choice is Yours and Yours Alone
“Breast is best.” “Breastfeeding is natural.” If you’re pregnant – heck, even if you’re not – you hear this a lot. Friends, family, doctors, even strangers, will ask you if you’re planning to breastfeed or go with bottle feeding.… Read the rest
Breast is best? Fed is best? Bottle-feeding, breast-feeding – there are tons of studies on both sides of the debate, and opinions and passions run high on both ends. I am sure you have already heard a lot of opinions about breastfeeding and indeed what breastfeeding can or can’t do for you and your baby.… Read the rest
Traveling Tips for a Breastfeeding Mom
A Guest Post by Margarita Marasigan, RN, CCE
As the holiday season approaches and you travel with your baby to be with loved ones, here are 8 helpful tips to make breastfeeding while traveling a smooth ride.… Read the rest
It’s Just a Breast
It’s completely infuriating, but of no surprise, to hear that many conservative men don’t like the idea of women breastfeeding in public—but when I read a recent study of women (specifically young mothers, pregnant women, and women trying to conceive) and their thoughts on public breastfeeding, my head nearly exploded.… Read the rest
If you’re a mom, or have ever even thought about being one, you’ve probably heard (and possibly even told a few other parents!) that “breast is best” when it comes to feeding your baby. Breastfeeding has become almost a hallmark for good parenting, with everyone from the lactation consultant at the hospital to mommy groups across the country not only singing the praises of nursing (of which there are many!), but practically insisting that it’s the only healthy option for little ones.… Read the rest
The value of parenting education is priceless. It helps gives us the tools and the confidence to be better parents and to enjoy the journey with less anxiety because we have more confidence in ourselves and our abilities. I started my MomPrep Studio to provide educational classes centered around prenatal and postpartum topics.… Read the rest
In case you missed it, go pick up the September issue of Glamour magazine and check out the photos of this month’s cover star, the always beautiful Olivia Wilde. The new mom looks radiant on the cover less than four months after giving birth to her little bundle, Otis, but the most interesting (and to some, controversial!) shot is on the inside of the magazine.… Read the rest
I recently announced my partnership with the team at Fairhaven to spread the word about their amazing line of fertility, pregnancy, and nursing products and to bring you information and giveaways. Today, I’m discussing the products and tips that have helped me overcome those early breastfeeding challenges.… Read the rest
I am so happy to introduce you all today to the lovely Kristin McGee, aka “The Bendi Girl” (love this name!). Based in NYC, Kristin is a certified yoga and Pilates instructor who teaches group classes and trains elite athletes, models and celebrities, including Tina Fey, Steve Martin and Bethenny Frankel. … Read the rest