How Breastmilk Is Made

I’m a lactation counselor with Ardo. Let’s talk how your breastmilk is made! When you pump or your baby breastfeeds, messages from your nipple travel through your nervous system to the pituitary gland in your brain. The pituitary gland releases the hormones...

Ways To Increase Your Breastmilk Supply

I’m a lactation counselor with Ardo. Let’s talk – just relax! Having trouble with a letdown? Want to increase your milk production? Try these tips to help relax and pump more milk! Research shows that moms who practice relaxation techniques while pumping or...

How Your Breastmilk Changes Throughout The Day

I’m a lactation counselor with Ardo. Let’s talk – your milk changes throughout the day! Your breastmilk is just amazing! The composition of your breast milk changes throughout the day to adapt to your baby’s needs. Your milk is more than just a meal –...

Power Outage Pumping

Written by Jennifer, IBCLC If you rely solely on electricity for pumping your breast milk, you should think of additional options to power your electric breast pump or additional options to remove your breast milk. In the event of a power outage, especially one that...

Yes, your pump is a closed system!

One of the most important features for you to look for when you are selecting your breast pump is the ability to clean your breast pump and have it stay clean. Yet, not all pumps come with this ability and risk the possibility of contaminating your milk. Breast pumps,...

Breast Milk Changes Throughout The Day

Did you know that the composition of your breast milk changes throughout the day to adapt to your baby’s needs? It’s more than just a meal – it’s also a clock that provides time-of-day information to your growing baby.Morning milk is often...