So, as your babies are transitioning to solids and table food, as a mom who is super cautious about the type of food that goes into my baby’s mouth, you can trust that I bought perhaps a million types of glasses and plastic jars bottles blah blah blah..anything you can think of, to store baby… Continue reading Best baby food storage jars/containers
Mastitis can be painful. My friends who’s had it told me that it’s more painful than giving birth (oh my god, how awful that sounds). Luckily, I’ve been extra careful of taking care of myself with some tips my occupation therapist friend (mom of 2 boys) taught me. Below is a list of tips that… Continue reading Tips to Prevent Mastitis
So I read this article today from TNW, there’s a smart breast pump now in the market, hands-free, of course. It’s called the Willow Smart Breast Pump. I guess the concept is great, but how effective is it in terms of managing breast milk volume and efficiency? It’s questionable. The product claim that it’s hands-free… Continue reading Willow Smart Breast Pump – The first wearable smart breast pump – Hands Free
There are a lot of reasons why a mom would want to stop (wean off) breastfeeding or pumping, and all reasons are legit. However, do you know that during the weaning off process you’re also at high risk of getting mastitis? It’s important to pay attention and be careful during this process. It will take some… Continue reading How to wean off breast feeding or pumping? 5 steps to stop breastfeeding / breast pumping
Lactation consultants and most people would tell you there’s no another way to increase your breast milk supply than keeping nursing every 2-3 hours around the clock (24/7). I didn’t follow that advice, but my baby still had more than enough for his feeding. Actually, there are food that you should eat / drink or… Continue reading Increase breast milk supply volume – food to eat and things to do
How to select a breast pump flange size is a question I had in mind when I was pregnant. I asked a lot of friends and googled it, but didn’t think I could find a solid answer AT ALL. Therefore, I’d like to share what I know to help those who have the same questions.… Continue reading What breast shield size do I need?How to choose a breast pump flange size?
I’m not like one of those moms who have plenty of breast milk supplies, but I have a friend who does. She had too much supply that she needed to donate it to me. (hooray!) However, when I got those breast milk from my friend in another city (yep, we actually live three hours apart… Continue reading DIY breast milk soap without mixing lye – an easy recipe