• Mastitis, Breastfeeding, and Antibiotics: 5 Things You Need to Know

    By: Jordan Berns Over the course of one year, the average breastfeeding woman spends about 1,800 hours nursing her baby. That’s almost the equivale...
  • Guest Opinion: How to Improve the Quality of Your Breast Milk

    Guest Opinion How to Improve the Quality of Your Breast Milk About the Author Jessica Bipen is a Registered Dietitian. Note: The views expressed i...
  • Guest Opinion: Your Guide to Mastitis & Nutrition - Using Food for Prevention and Treatment

    By Nina-Marie Rueda What is mastitis and how can nutrition help? Mastitis is a condition of milk stasis in the breast tissue. When milk stops movin...
  • Is Your Baby Getting Enough Milk?

    By: Jordan Berns In the haze of stress that probably accompanied you home from the hospital, there is one question that seems to stick out: “Is my ...
  • Are Vegan and Vegetarian Diets Safe During Pregnancy and Lactation?

    By Katie Black Vegan and vegetarian diets are traditionally associated with people’s concerns about animals suffering inhumane conditions, but have...
  • How to Stay Comfortable While Breastfeeding

    By: Jordan Berns Breastfeeding women are often told all about breast and nipple pain and injuries. But how does one go about healing the general ac...
  • A Gobal Pandemic Can’t Stop This Breastfeeding Superhero!

    A Gobal Pandemic Can’t Stop This Breastfeeding Superhero! We’re honoring a breastfeeding superhero for World Breastfeeding week.   Tessa is a fro...
  • FPIES: Food Protein Induced Enterocolitis

    FPIES: Food Protein Induced Enterocolitis Acute FPIES, the most common form of the disease, presents between 2 to 7 months of age with repetitive v...
  • Can You Donate Blood While Breastfeeding?

    By: Jordan Berns The COVID-19 pandemic has asked so much of everyone; people stay inside, wear masks, and socially distance. These measures can and...
  • The 3 Questions You Have About Donating Breast Milk

    By: Jordan Berns Here at Lactation Lab, we believe that “fed is best.” There are lots of choices when it comes to nourishing your little one! When ...
  • Saving and Giving Life: Are Covid-19 Vaccines Safe for Pregnant Women?

    By: Jordan Berns In 2019, Covid-19 started in Wuhan, China and swept the globe, devastating millions. Covid-19 poses an extra threat to the immunoc...
  • What is Mastitis and How To Prevent It

    By: Jordan Berns When you begin breastfeeding, it is natural to have some worry thoughts here and there. You might worry if your baby will latch ea...