Breast Milk Body Butter & Breast Milk Lotion- DIY 2 Recipes

I'm so excited to share this one with all of you breastfeeding mamas!! This super simple recipe comes from Alex Finn. She posted to one of our parent groups a while back about how she had made breast milk body butter & I was intrigued. I asked her if she would let me share with … Continue reading Breast Milk Body Butter & Breast Milk Lotion- DIY 2 Recipes


No Bake Freezer Lactation Cookies {UPDATE}

We started with a post called Katrina's no bake Lactation Cookies. There was some confusion with this recipe because my photos of the cookies I made were much different from the images Katrina supplied us with. I had some complaints that the cookies were not turning out like the photos. I want to apologize for … Continue reading No Bake Freezer Lactation Cookies {UPDATE}

Breastmilk; Is Pumping equivalent to Breastfeeding?

While breastmilk is breastmilk and is always beneficial for baby, having baby latch directly, if you can, has some added benefits. Below are some comparisons for both breast and bottle feeding. We understand it's not possible for everyone to breastfeed. Your breastmilk is tailored to suit your baby's needs, when baby is directly breastfed. Right … Continue reading Breastmilk; Is Pumping equivalent to Breastfeeding?

Baby Led Latching. The Natural & Amazing thing your Newborn is Capable of!

Your newborn is amazing! Baby-Led Latching (also called Laid-Back Breastfeeding or Biological Nurturing) is where your newborn can crawl up and root around all on their own to find your nipple. With a little help from you, baby led latching can be the start to an amazing breastfeeding journey. It's also very helpful for those … Continue reading Baby Led Latching. The Natural & Amazing thing your Newborn is Capable of!

Lactation Boosting Porridge.

Lactation Boosting Porridge.

This is like tasty morning oatmeal but better. It might look a little gross but tastes so good! You can either use the batter from Katrina's no bake lactation cookies and mix in with yogurt, bananas & other extra ingredients or mix together: Oatmeal (instant works too) Organic is best. Or you could grab THIS … Continue reading Lactation Boosting Porridge.

Katrina’s No Bake Lactation Cookies!

Recipe generously shared with us from Katrina Spain. These cookies are absolutely delicious! They help increase milk supply for the breastfeeding mama & are super easy to make! (No baking required!) NOTE: Updated post link at the bottom of this post.  Join the ‎Dairy Queens‏ group on Facebook for all sorts of amazing breastfeeding support! A note … Continue reading Katrina’s No Bake Lactation Cookies!

Benefits of Breastfeeding

As part of World Breastfeeding Week: Before I get started, I want to point out that while breastfeeding is recommended best for baby & mama, it's just not possible for some mamas. Luckily there are many options for those that aren't able to breastfeed as well. (Post about what I've learned on this journey) Benefits … Continue reading Benefits of Breastfeeding

Introducing our newest member.

Introducing our newest member & baby love: Draevyn Dean. I realize I'm a little behind on the announcement, but you can understand how busy things can be when there is a new baby in the house + we are soaking up as much baby cuddles as we possibly can. Welcome to the world. You are … Continue reading Introducing our newest member.

World Breastfeeding Week

As part of World Breastfeeding Week, I'll be sharing some posts in support. From August 1 - 7 2015 This World Breastfeeding Week, WABA calls for concerted global action to support women to combine breastfeeding and work. Whether a woman is working in the formal, non-formal or home setting, it is necessary that she is empowered … Continue reading World Breastfeeding Week

The Importance of Skin to Skin with your Newborn

Skin to skin has many proven effective purposes. I think it's such an important thing to know before you have your baby. It's proven beneficial for many months after the newborn stage as well. I wish I had of had access to this information with my first son, ten years ago. I'm glad I got … Continue reading The Importance of Skin to Skin with your Newborn