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 –...

Let’s Talk Montgomery Glands!

I’m a lactation counselor with Ardo. Let’s talk Montgomery glands! No, those little bumps around your nipples aren’t pimples! Nope, those little bumps surrounding your nipple on the on the areola are called Montgomery glands. They produce a natural oil that cleans,...

Breast Milk Rainbow

There are SO many colors of breast milk it can be quite shocking for new moms. When you’re used to seeing your breast milk appear one color and suddenly it’s a completely different color, there’s a reason for that! Most of the time, breast milk is...