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5 Techniques to Help Increase Your Milk Supply

Selvia Tjandra-Stothers

Tags breastfeeding, health, lactation, life, natural remedy, self awareness, self help, tips

5 Techniques to Help Increase Your Milk Supply

After you've gone through the huge event that is childbirth and are finally holding this little miracle in your arms, the next thing you start focusing on is how to nourish your baby. For some people, breast milk comes easily, and they always have enough. For others it can be a real challenge! Both Caitlin and I were struggling with milk supply when we had our first babies. The combination of recovering from C-sections, sleep deprivation, and the slow arrival of our milk itself all added more stress and worry in our first week adapting to motherhood.  We wanted to write about supply...


Iced Lactation Tea | Refreshing Summer Drink Recipe

Selvia Tjandra-Stothers

Tags breastfeeding, diy, health, recipe, tea

Iced Lactation Tea | Refreshing Summer Drink Recipe
Learn about the benefits of Milk Booster Lactation Tea, and try our iced tea recipe!

Baby-Friendly Places for New Parents

Selvia Tjandra-Stothers

Tags activities, breastfeeding, places, tips

Baby-Friendly Places for New Parents

In 2015 I gave birth to my rainbow baby, who we named Mason. I use the term "rainbow baby" because I went through a fertility journey, with many lows, before I had Mason. He “magically” appeared when my husband and I pretty much gave up on having a baby at all. (A future blog to share!)  I spent the first three months after his birth indoors, in a tiny apartment. It was small, though on the bright side it had lots of sun exposure. The only other place I went was the doctor’s office.  The combination of dealing with sleep deprivation, trying to recover...


Using Your Pump to Increase Supply: Power Pumping

Caitlin Larrabee

Tags breastfeeding, lactation, pumping

Using Your Pump to Increase Supply: Power Pumping

For those mamas who have to pump, and who struggle to keep up with the needs of their baby with their output, there are a lot of little things to help increase what you get from the pump. Things like: Looking at pictures of your baby Listening to videos of your baby cry, laugh and coo Massaging the breast as the pump works Drinking plenty of water Nursing as much as you can when possible Baby is more efficient and effective at stimulating your supply for when you do pump Testing the size of your flange Hitting the let down...


Caitlin's Breastfeeding Story

Caitlin Larrabee

Tags breastfeeding, lactation

Caitlin's Breastfeeding Story

Hi everyone! Caitlin here - the cofounder and marketing side of Hey Mama Kitchen. I wanted to introduce myself a little bit, tell you how I came to help start a lactation product business, and share what breastfeeding has been like for me. I hope this will shed a little light on what a part of what drove the creation of the business.   I had my first son in 2015 and up until then was in the advertising business working on digital media. I loved the job but it was quite demanding, with business travel, long hours and team meetups after...

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