Tip Sheet: How To Support Breastfeeding Employees

August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month, a time dedicated for moms to talk openly about the joys and difficulties of breastfeeding – the workplace is not often a place breastfeeding is talked about openly, but employers can play a huge role setting breastfeeding employees up for success. We’ve rounded up some tips to get you started.

Jumping Over The Early Hurdles: Tips For Embarking on a Successful Breastfeeding Journey

Newborns have a reputation for doing little more than eating and sleeping, but most new parents--and especially new breastfeeding mothers--are unprepared for just how much feeding the tiniest member of their family will do during their first few weeks of life. Since so many women learn as they go when it comes to nursing, we sought out the advice of an expert to help our newest breastfeeding moms prepare for the most common hurdles they’ll face in the first few weeks.

Pro Tips for Busy Breastfeeding Moms

August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month, a dedicated time for moms to talk openly about the joys and difficulties of breastfeeding. We've partnered with Edgepark to spread the word about insurance-covered breast pumps and how they can be used to make breastfeeding more successful, especially for busy moms!

Normal Newborn Behaviors

Newborn babies have some interesting noises and behaviors that may leave parents wondering, “is that normal?” Many of these “normal” newborn behaviors are due to reflexes that they have. If you are ever worried about your baby, the best thing to do is always to ask your pediatrician. Don’t be shy, chances are many other parents have asked these same questions. Here are some common and “normal” behaviors that you may see your newborn do during the first few months of life.

Pain Medication Options During Labor and Delivery

There are many options for managing pain in labor, from natural methods to pain medications. These are some common forms of pain medication used during labor.  As you prepare yourself for the birth of your baby, learn as much as possible about your options for managing your pain during labor by taking a childbirth class, reading up on methods, and most importantly, talking to your healthcare provider about what your options are specifically to your hospital where you will be delivering.

Natural Methods To Manage Labor Pain

Our friends at Boston NAPS—a private nursing company and team of qualified Registered Nurses that specializes in providing nursing care to expecting, new, and experienced parents and families—are sharing common pregnancy discomforts and how you can remedy them. Most women experience some type of discomfort at some point during their pregnancy. Whether you’re looking morning sickness relief […]

Common Pregnancy Discomforts and Remedies

Our friends at Boston NAPS—a private nursing company and team of qualified Registered Nurses that specializes in providing nursing care to expecting, new, and experienced parents and families—are sharing common pregnancy discomforts and how you can remedy them. Most women experience some type of discomfort at some point during their pregnancy. Whether you're looking morning sickness relief … Continue reading Common Pregnancy Discomforts and Remedies