Breastfeeding during cold and flu season

The answer is almost always going to be “Yes, continue to breastfeed and offer breastmilk while you and/or baby are sick.” Human milk is amazing! It is constantly changing to meet baby’s needs, which can be especially helpful during cold and flu season. Your milk produces antibiodies as you and baby are exposed to new germs. Any time you are actively sick you should take safety precautions AND continue giving your baby all the amazing nutrients and antibodies your breastmilk is creating to help protect baby now and throughout their lifetime.

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Let’s talk about pelvic floors…

So much is changing with our bodies as we go through pregnancy, birth, and the postpartum period. We often need a variety of folks to support us through these changes. Some professionals you may want to utilize include lactation consultants, doulas, counselors, psychologists/psychiatrists, physical therapists, chiropractors, and massage therapists to name a few.

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Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week and 1 Year for Nurture Columbus!

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Happy World Breastfeeding Week! It is one of our favorite times of the year; a chance to celebrate breastfeeding, pumping, chestfeeding, and any drop of human milk you were able to give to your baby.

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Travel On and Breastfeed

Before having children, we lived lightly and traveled frequently, always eager to get to the next place. Having children naturally changed this, but as we continued to explore and travel across the country to visit family when we could, I was happy to discover how easily breastfeeding fit into the journey. With a sling or carrier to wear baby between car rides and feeding, we moved along at nearly our old pace some days!

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