Breastfeeding Basics

Breastfeeding, aka nursing, can be daunting for expecting and new moms, especially if you haven’t done it before.

No doubt that you will have myriad questions running in your mind:

  • How to get my newborn to latch properly?
  • How do I know that my newborn is nursing enough?
  • How long should I nurse on each side?
  • What foods to avoid while breastfeeding?
  • How to encourage the infant to nurse more?
  • How to wean my child?
  • Is there any meetup group for nursing moms?
  • Who are lactation consultants? Do I need one?

…and many more.

Overwhelmed, frustrated, tired, moms need answers for their questions without being judged or ridiculed. No question is too simple or silly to be asked.

The resources page in this site will be continuously updated with links to various resources in your local communities. These resources will help you with this lovely phase of your life by experienced moms who have done this, learned from their experiences and willing to pass the knowledge to other moms.

Can You Breastfeed After C Section?

Can You Breastfeed After C Section?

You know that breastfeeding after a natural birth is possible. But with a Caesarean delivery, can you breastfeed after C-section? Explore answers here.
Best cream for nipples when breastfeeding

Top 10 Best Nipple Creams For Breastfeeding

One of the most common side effects of breastfeeding is the sensitivity of the nipples. In this guide, find the best cream for nipples when breastfeeding.
Can you breastfeed with nipple piercings?

Can You Breastfeed With Nipple Piercings?

Pierced nipples can be very modern, and they can increase sensitivity. But, can you breastfeed with nipple piercings? Find the answers here.
Can You Breastfeed with Food Poisoning

Can You Breastfeed with Food Poisoning?

One common concern of mothers that are nursing is food poisoning. This type of poisoning could happen any time you eat something that is either expired or made of ingredients with questionable quality. Can you breastfeed with food poisoning? Find answers here.
How Many Calories Do You Burn While Breastfeeding

How Many Calories Do You Burn While Breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding is an intense activity for your body. There are a few things to consider while nursing. But, How Many Calories Do You Burn While Breastfeeding?
Can You Drink Energy Drinks While Breastfeeding

Can You Drink Energy Drinks While Breastfeeding?

Energy drinks are controversial for everyone, not just for breastfeeding mothers. But as a nursing woman, Can You Drink Energy Drinks While Breastfeeding? Find answers here.
What Allergy Medicine Can I Take While Breastfeeding?

What Allergy Medicine Can I Take While Breastfeeding?

If you suffer from any form of allergy, you should pay attention to medicines you take as a nursing mom. What allergy medicine can I take while breastfeeding?
Can You Take Melatonin While Breastfeeding?

Can You Take Melatonin While Breastfeeding?

As a nursing mother, you will naturally struggle with your sleeping schedule. Can you take Melatonin while breastfeeding? Find answers here.
Can You Breastfeed After Breast Augmentation?

Can You Breastfeed After Breast Augmentation?

If you went through such a surgery, you would wonder if you can still breastfeed, now that you have a baby. But, can you breastfeed after breast augmentation?
Can You Breastfeed With Mastitis?

Can You Breastfeed With Mastitis?

One of the most unpleasant conditions that might come along with breastfeeding is Mastitis. However, can you breastfeed with Mastitis? Find answers here.

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