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Pregnant, now what?! While there are a few things you can do as soon as you find out you’re pregnant (here are 10 ideas) – one of my favorite things with both of my pregnancies was to start a shopping list of all the things I could buy to prepare for this exciting journey. It […]

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The top baby names of 2018 were just released and I always LOVE looking at this list. Below are some of my favorites :) You can see the full list of top baby names for 2018 on BabyCenter here! You can see my top favorite baby names of 2017 right here, and a post earlier […]

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Most parents are prepared for the sleepless newborn phase – you hear A LOT about it when you’re pregnant, but there’s nothing quite like experiencing it yourself for the first time. Luckily there are a few ways to sneak in a few extra minutes of sleep every day. Take turns with your partner. As soon as your […]

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  *This is an older post I’ve updated on 10/5/2018 I’ve posted on Instagram about how I make my own baby food and lots of people have inquired about what I do and I finally got around to snapping some pictures last week! Here’s a quick video on how I make my baby food and everything […]

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Today we are continuing our breastfeeding story series – though this time our mama, Lauren Goltis sharing her breastfeeding tips for new moms. You can read more of our breastfeeding stories HERE and check out our whole category on breastfeeding full of helpful posts here! Be prepared for unsolicited breastfeeding questions and comments 24/7. As […]

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It’s been a while since I’ve shared beauty favorites -but I have a few to talk about today. As you know I’ve been breastfeeding for 9 months know, so I’m a bit limited in the anti-aging department when it comes to skincare (can’t wait to get my hands on retinol!!!) BUT – have no fear. […]

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For the past 6 months I’ve been on a restricted diet free of dairy, egg, peanuts, tree nuts and fish because of Flora’s allergies. I was also dairy + soy free for a year while breastfeeding my eldest daughter, Piper. It seems most common to hear about moms going dairy free while breastfeeding to help […]

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I recently shared my favorite nursing bras and thought I would poll The Mama Notes Community on their favorite nursing bras as well – here were the top picks and a few others worth noting! ThirdLove 24/7 Nursing Bra, $72 ThirdLove is a newer brand on the bra scene and utilizes its FitFinder technology to […]

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Today we are sharing the breastfeeding journey of Natalie and her baby girl Lilly. You can follow Natalie and her journey through motherhood on her Instagram and blog. And –  you can read other breastfeeding stories here and to share your own just email us at submissions@themamanotes.com ! When I found out I was pregnant, breastfeeding was […]

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Image courtesy of @AfricaBoheme   This week marks the 6th annual Black Breastfeeding Week and I’m embarrassed to say that this is the first year I’ve heard about it. I’m grateful I did though because I’d love to use this platform to help spread awareness. As a nursing mother right now who understands the importance […]

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I get a lot of questions about nursing bras (most recently about strapless, which I don’t have a favorite of) and today I wanted to share my three favorite nursing bras, since it’s National Breastfeeding Month after all. I’ve tried a LOT of nursing bras, it’s one of the perks of being a mom blogger. […]

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Today we are sharing the breastfeeding essay of reader, Emily and her sweet daughter, Max. Emily is an incredible stylist and influencer on social media. You can follow her HERE!  You can read other breastfeeding essays here and to share your own just email us at submissions@themamanotes.com !   Our journey began when my daughter max […]

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