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Postpartum Hair Loss

Postpartum Hair Loss

Postpartum Hair Loss Thursday morning as I was brushing my hair I noticed a lot more was falling out than normal. Throughout the day I had hair sticking to my clothes, bed, and pillow and by Friday I was full-on...

The Nipple Ripple, Using the Right Size Flange

The Nipple Ripple, Using the Right Size Flange

The Nipple Ripple, Using the Right Size Flange  I think I may have coined this phrase myself. Curious to know what it is? Simply, if you start pumping in a flange that is several sizes too big, your areola will start...

Do You Get Clogged Milk Ducts?

Do You Get Clogged Milk Ducts?

Do You Get Clogged Milk Ducts? I have come across three reasons for getting clogged ducts. 1: You are using the wrong flange size. 2: Your breast milk is sticky, and 3. You're not emptying your milk enough. How do you...

Tens Unit for Lactation?

Tens Unit for Lactation?

Tens Unit for Lactation? First, I have to thank the moms who posted this information on Facebook and let me share it. If you have seen my posts recommending a Tens Unit I am sure you have a lot of questions and I will...

Get your stomach back!

Get your stomach back!

Get your stomach back! Okay let me get real with you, I've been pregnant 5 times, one set of twins and currently pregnant. That's a total of 7 babies! What I wish I would have known about postpartum was it was a lot...

Just Get a Breast Pump

Just Get a Breast Pump

Just Get a Breast Pump Perhaps you are a first-time mom nearing her delivery date and you have decided to nurse. That's awesome!! But what if things don't go as planned? Why not be prepared? You should consider taking...