Must Haves for Nursing Moms: Breastfeeding Awareness Month
Reinforce the importance of working together to protect, promote and support breastfeeding
Luckily, I was able to extend the time I could with some amazing products. In honor of awareness month, I want to share three incredible brands that have made it their goal to offer solutions to the myriad of challenges that can accompany the commitment to breastfeed. Nursing mothers know these challenges all too well, which is why I want discuss a variety products that every nursing mother should have in her back pocket. Most I personally used and one item is BRAND new. Oh la la. So whether you only breastfeed during maternity leave or are able to for a few years, I want to recognize that breastfeeding is not easy to maintain and I am giving all the moms out there a virtual high five! Let’s support initiatives for breastfeeding moms because it benefits our society.
The Nanobébé: Breastmilk Bottle has a patented design that allows breast milk to be spread into a thin layer that cools quickly. It warms 2 times faster than standard bottles, which satisfies baby’s immediate hunger needs· This natural, breast-like design makes it easier to combine breast and bottle feeding. It is stackable, so you can save storage space and track pumping order. A breast pump adapter is included with each bottle and it is easy to take apart and 100% dishwasher safe!
Need a boost? Try the first and only chai latte-flavored fenugreek beverage that is formulated to help boost breast milk supply. This yummy drink contains three known galactagogues (aka breast milk boosters); fenugreek, blessed thistle, and anise. This powder is all natural, non-GMO, and gluten-free.
Provides the safest, most effective relief for breastfeeding moms experiencing nipple soreness. Just apply a pea-sized amount after each feeding to soothe and protect sore, dry nipples. Lansinoh is a 100% natural, single-ingredient product so it is safe for both mom and baby. It contains no additives or preservatives, it is hypoallergenic and it is the #1 recommended nipple cream by lactation consultants and doctors in the US.
The first and only test of its kind, this easy, 2 minute at-home test that detects alcohol in breast milk.· Helps reduce ‘pump and dump!’
NEW from Lansinoh, this breastfeeding pillow was designed by a breastfeeding mom to help provide comfortable positioning for baby and mom to support successful breastfeeding. This pillow helps with comfortable positioning, latch and feeding. It’s compact and portable – easy feeding at home or on the go.