• THC and Breast Milk: Is it Dangerous?

    In the 2020 elections, 15 states legalized marijuana with 33 states allowing for the sale of medical marijuana. As of 2020, 93 million Americans li...
  • What is Tandem Nursing?

    Every breastfeeding story is unique. Some women choose to breastfeed for a few months, a year or more, or not at all. Some women decide to continue...
  • How to do a Therapeutic Breast Massage and Hand Express Milk

    By: Jordan Berns The subject of breast pain is an important one to talk about, especially because mastitis, plugged ducts, and engorgement are the ...
  • The Price of Breastfeeding: WIC in Lower Income Communities

    Did you know that breastfeeding not only offers great health benefits, but financial advantages as well? In fact, there is a direct relationship be...
  • Mastitis and Other Diseases Carried Through Breast Milk

    By: Jordan Berns Some women have a pain-free time breastfeeding, but 10 to 33% of women experience the painful condition known as “mastitis.” Not o...
  • Heart to Heart: Breastfeeding and Cardiovascular Health

      By: Jordan Berns The impact of breast milk on infants is well-documented: it can help them build stronger immune systems while reducing their cha...
  • The Link Between Breastfeeding and Breast Cancer

    By: Jordan Berns Doctors often talk about breast milk’s long and short-term health benefits for babies. But did you know that breastfeeding can hel...
  • How Breastfeeding Protects Babies’ Immune Systems

    By: Jordan Berns Everyone knows that moms are superheroes when it comes to protecting their babies, but did you know that mothers’ breast milk can ...
  • Use the Force: How to Fix Forceful Letdown

    By: Jordan Berns Is your baby fussy or agitated while breastfeeding? Maybe your little one is prone to colic? Do your breasts feel full and hard ev...
  • Toxic Metals in Breastmilk: Two Products to Avoid

    By: Jordan Berns New mothers are often told to take vitamins and supplements while pregnant and breastfeeding to protect their health and make the...
  • 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...
  • 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 ...