It is a well known fact that breastfeeding suppresses a woman’s fertility in the early months after giving birth. However, many women do not feel comfortable relying on breastfeeding as […]
Eating a well-rounded and wholesome diet is particularly important before, during, and after pregnancy. Since I’m currently pregnant with our second baby, I am especially mindful of eating nourishing, holistic […]
Every breastfeeding mama should know how to hand or manually express breast milk. Some advantages to hand or manual expression include:
Some mechanical breast pumps can cause discomfort and/or are ineffective.
Many mothers […]
Did you know that America has one of the lowest breastfeeding rates in the world?
The mission of The Milky Way is to elevate the nursing mother to a place in society where […]
As a Lactation Educator and Counselor, I am often asked about plugged ducts and how to handle them. I personally had a heck of a time with recurrent plugged ducts. […]
I am so honored for the opportunity to interview internationally recognized award-winning painter and mother Katie m. Berggren. You may be familiar with her beautiful paintings or perhaps you are discovering […]
In celebration of World Breastfeeding Awareness Week I wanted to share why I decided to become a Certified Lactation Educator & Counselor (CLEC), what it entails and provide information to those who […]