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A few weeks ago I shared our bedtime bottle trick and got a lot of questions about it so I figured I’d share it again here. We did the same thing with Piper and both of my girls have been great sleepers (most of the time) so maybe it works??? I’ll tell myself that anyway […]

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Today we are sharing the breastfeeding journey of Dionna who runs our social media and her sweet daughter. You can read other breastfeeding stories here and to share your own just email us at submissions@themamanotes.com !   When I was pregnant with Ellie I never really thought too much about breastfeeding. I didn’t take a […]

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Traveling this summer while breastfeeding? I asked a bunch of mamas to share their tips — with everything from gear you may want to have on hand, to advice (don’t worry about feeding in public, just DO IT! ) to milk storage (MilkStork!!). There’s some great advice below! ADVICE Just do it! Don’t think twice. […]

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There’s nothing like a doctor telling you your baby is ‘failing to thrive’ to motivate you to increase your milk production. If you haven’t been following along — we’ve been on a journey the past two months trying to determine the cause of Flora’s extremely bad Eczema. During this time I was on a dairy […]

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A full recap on what I’ve been eating & how I’m surviving an allergen elimination diet.

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I’m so excited to share a review of the Willow Wearable Breast Pump today! Since I posted about testing it out a few months ago I’ve received so many questions and I’m really eager to share my thoughts about this groundbreaking pump! Willow has sponsored this post but as always all opinions are my own. […]

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These products have been so helpful in the first months of breastfeeding.

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I’m sharing how and when I started to pump and create my ‘freezer stash’ of milk before going back to work.

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As a follow up to yesterday’s post with our bedtime routine with Flora (at 4 weeks) I’m sharing everything I set up in our room before I go to bed every night.

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Breastfeeding is one of the most stressful and nerve wracking parts of early motherhood and I’m a huge advocate of preparing before hand! While certainly there’s nothing that can compare to having your baby latch for the first time — there’s plenty you can do to educate and set yourself up for success with breastfeeding.

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I’ve officially switched gears from maternity clothes to nursing-friendly tops and sweaters I can wear all winter long. I have a few already I’m looking forward to wearing: This Cuyana wrap and this Ingrid & Isabel wrap are perfect for covering up and wearing over a nursing tank. I have one of these Target nursing […]

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If you’re a breastfeeding mother who works, returning to the office after your maternity leave can be one of the most overwhelming and stressful thoughts.

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