Monthly Archives: December 2015

How can Daddy help?

December 31, 2015

Becoming a new mom is an amazing journey, but it can also be daunting. Dad, we need your help. Even if we are the ones breastfeeding, there is still so much you can do.nursing green top closer (1)

1. Read up – Get educated. You don’t have to read each and every book from the “What to Expect…” series or peruse the entire La Leche League website. Take some time to check out articles on breastfeeding and taking care of a baby. Ask questions…touch base with other new fathers in your life. They may be your best source of information. The more you know, the more you can help.

2. Provide practical help – Change diapers, bring baby to mom for breastfeeding and burp him afterwards, if mom is pumping – clean the pump and offer to bottle feed with breast milk, occupy older children, and so on.  The list of what you can do to help is endless.

3. Bond with Baby – This is a special time for all of you. Hold your baby as much as you can. Studies show that skin to skin contact can benefit Baby’s health in many ways and promotes bonding.

4. Take care of Mom – Make sure your partner has everything she needs to make breastfeeding as easy and convenient as possible – food, drink, her phone, whatever makes her comfortable. Advocate for Mom. Be her cheerleader for breastfeeding. Support and encouragement will help her to persevere both mentally and physically.

5. Take care of the house – Your child is definitely your new priority, but do your best to help around the house — even when you are not asked. It takes a few minutes to throw in a load of laundry or empty the dishwasher. Every little bit helps and is appreciated.

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Milk Nursingwear Wishes You a Happy Holiday

December 24, 2015

 holiday-bannerTo all that celebrate, we wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy Hanukkah. We hope you enjoy this meaningful time with family and friends.

– The Milk Nursingwear Team

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La Leche League: An Excellent Source for Breastfeeding Support

December 17, 2015

1824-6_1212social (1)La Leche League (LLL) is an international non-profit organization that has been around for almost 60 years providing both community support and education for all breastfeeding moms.

Both La Leche League USA (lllusa.org) and La Leche League International (llli.org) provide help in various ways. Their websites offer resources and forums for answering frequently asked questions. They will connect you to local chapters in your country/state to attend local meetings, where mothers can ask questions and share experiences. LLL USA also provides phone support: 1-877-452-5324 (1-877-4 LA LECHE).

“The mission of La Leche League USA is to help mothers to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education, and to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and mother.” ~ La Leche League USA website

DID YOU KNOW? La Leche is Spanish for “the milk.”

Milk Nursingwear thanks the founders of LLL for their great foresight in the creation of what would become a global, grass-roots support group for all new mothers.

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Would you like that gift wrapped?

December 10, 2015

Milk Nursingwear is happy to offer a NEW service of gift wrap for your gift-giving purchases.0190b9cc-c4c2-40a1-90db-28206ea57ee2

Whether shopping for holiday gifts, or something special for that new mom or mom-to-be in your life, our gift wrap option is a beautiful way to present your selection(s).

To select gift wrapping for your order, check the box at checkout that asks if you would like to add gift wrap to your order. You will be charged $5.99 for the service. Your order will be shipped in a beautiful white cloth Milk Nursingwear gift bag, cinched closed with a white satin ribbon, and will include your gift message printed on a Milk Nursingwear gift card inserted in a plain white envelope.

Happy shopping!

 

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Milk Nursingwear December Style Guide

December 3, 2015

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newMilk Nursingwear’s Layered zig zag nursing dress is flattering to all figures. The zig zag layers disguise the nursing opening so no one will know this is a nursing dress. This trendy nursing dress is perfect for work, a holiday party or even a date night. Make a statement while staying warm in a bright yellow, wool coat and leather boots.

lOur Side-shirred nursing top is a staple for any nursing wardrobe. This slimming nursing top looks fantastic dressed up or down. We show it here with distressed boyfriend jeans and suede booties. Layers are the best way to stay warm, so we added a buffalo plaid button down, a red puffer vest and a great turquoise scarf.

 

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