BellyMoms Maternity Blog

Engorgement pain while Breastfeeding

Posted by al katz on

New mothers will often experience breast engorgement in the first few days and weeks after birth. Hormonal changes kick in and influence breast milk production right around the time of the baby's birth.  Its natures answer to providing the food supply for the new arrival. Engorgement is the result of more milk production than the needs of the baby at any given point of time. When the breast milk supply is greater than breast milk demand, the breasts may become swollen and feel very “full” or “heavy”… they may go up a cup size or more overnight…feel hard and swollen … they...

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Labor Gowns for your trip to the hospital - Things to know

Posted by al katz on

Nice review by Brittany from Bottles and Banter. Sharing with our audience deciding on giving this beautiful delivery as a baby shower gift or simply buying it for themselves for their day at the hospital.  http://www.bottlesandbanter.com/2016/05/30/labor-gowns/ http://www.bottlesandbanter.com/2016/05/30/labor-gowns/    

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Good Citizen Initiative enables Breastfeeding Welcome Here in Georgia

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Thank you Sophie Mumper for this initiative. Breastfeeding is a right of every new born child and the right of every new mom to feed their infant with confidence any time and at any place.  Appreciate your drive and resolve it making this small but important initiative happen and bring about the change in mindset so needed across institutions and establishment across America.  Decatur High Senior urges restaurants to welcome breastfeeding Some local restaurants are displaying a decal letting moms know that breastfeeding is welcomed in their establishments. The campaign was spearheaded by Decatur High student Sophie Mumper as part of...

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Breast-feeding in public is a right that cannot be denied

Posted by al katz on

BellyMoms Maternity believes that breastfeeding is a right for woman and child and should not be looked down upon.  We support local, national and international initiatives promoting breastfeeding and women and child health.  We bring the latest fashion to support breastfeeding moms able to look as normal and have the functionality in their clothing to breastfeeding their children in an easy and private way.  Our nursing tops, nursing tanks and dresses are all designed with discreet openings to support breastfeeding and breast pumps.

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Foods to Avoid While Breastfeeding

Posted by Taz Ami on

Breastfeeding is the lifeline to your little one. Maintaining a regular food rhythm that helps ensure baby's health and a steady supply of healthy milk is important for the mother.  Ancient Ayurveda has noted that the following 8 foods should be avoided by the breastfeeding mother.  Tea and Coffee -  Caffeine content from tea or coffee affects the breast milk and gets passed on to the baby, making the baby irritable and have long disturbed sleeps  Fish  - Typically high mercury fish should be avoided, but on the safer side it is best to refrain from fish in general while...

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