Breastfeeding Hacks Every New Mom Should Know
Girls, we know breastfeeding is beneficial for both mom and baby, BUT it can be anything but easy.
I’ve gathered 11 breastfeeding hacks every new mom should know. I’m always sharing these breastfeeding tips with my new moms during their hospital stay. Hopefully these will make life as a nursing mom so much easier for you!
Let There Be Milk
Let me tell you, this is great stuff and it really works!. I recommend it to all my nursing patients. Try this with some Mother’s Milk Tea and watch your milk production increase. The liquid doesn’t taste very good, so luckily it’s also available in capsule form.
This is truly amazing! The Haakaa Silicone Breast Pump is a must-have breastfeeding tool for each mama. Squeeze, press to your breast and let the pump do the work for you as it draws your milk using natural suction!
PPOGOO Nursing Cover
This is the coolest thing – use this PPOGOO nursing cover as a scarf and turn it into cover for privacy protection in seconds.made from natural cotton, soft, stretchy and breathable it’s a perfect product for both mom and baby.
Momcozy Hands Free Pumping Bra
Wait…What? Yes, Momcozy nursing & pumping bra is a complete bra that gives breastfeeding mothers the freedom to go about their routine while pumping.
Earth Mama Organic Nipple Butter
This stuff is the bomb. Organic Nipple Butter by Earth Mama has NO Petroleum, Parabens, or Lanolin. It’s a buttery and botanical-rich herbal nipple cream that’s non-sticky.
LaVie Lactation Massager
Um, yes please. The LaVie Lactation Massager brings good vibes to your breastfeeding routine. Knock out clogged ducts, speed up milk letdown and milk flow, and reduce discomfort from engorgement. That way, you can stay focused on your beautiful bond with your baby. Plus it’s waterproof! (Happy boobs, happy mama, happy baby.)
Lansinoh Breastmilk Storage Bags
A must have! These super strong Lansinoh’s Breastmilk Storage Bags keep precious breast milk safe and secure, protecting important vitamins and nutrients that help baby grow. They come with a double zipper seal to prevent leakage. Presterilized for safe storage plus BPA and BPS freePump directly into Lansinoh breast milk storage bags, compatible with all major breast pump brands.
TheraPearl 3-in-1 Hot or Cold Breast Therapy Pack
Omg, you won’t know what you did without these. You can use Lansinoh TheraPearl 3-in-1 Breast Therapy packs three ways: 1) Cold therapy relieves engorgement. 2) Hot therapy helps relieve plugged ducts and mastitis and encourages milk let-down for breastfeeding. 3) As a pumping aid. It’s the only product of its kind designed to work with a breast pump to encourage let-down and reduce time spent pumping.
BabyBliss Bamboo Rayon Nursing Breast Pads
These breast pads are designed to be super absorbent and to keep the milk away from your skin. Apart from the fact that the BabyBliss nursing pads are reusable and washable.
Medela Quick Clean Breast Pump and Accessory Sanitizer Spray
When you’re on the go and you need to sanitize your stuff, Medela’s Quick Clean Breast Pump and Accessory Sanitizer Spray is amazing! Much more than just a breast pump disinfectant – though Quick Clean spray can be used to thoroughly sanitize your breast pump and its parts, this spray can also be used on all your breast milk feeding accessories, such as bottles, lids, breast shields, bottle nipples, and more, and is safe for use in nursery environments. Eliminates 99.9% of bacteria and viruses with a gentle, no-rinse solution containing no harsh chemicals, fumes, bleach, dyes, or alcohol.
Infantino Elevate Adjustable Nursing Pillow
This nursing pillow is so unique – it elevates your baby to breast height; supporting successful nursing in whatever hold feels right to you. Three adjustable heights allow you to achieve the optimum nursing angle and improved latching.