Mother’s Choice Blog

Breastfeeding Diet Basics – Tips for Nursing Moms

We know that breast milk is the best food for your baby, but what about you? Are there certain foods that affect the quality of your breast milk? It's a valid question and one that doesn't have a simple answer. Maintaining a nutritionally balanced diet is the best way to ...
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Should Pumping Hurt?

Are you experiencing pain during or after breast pumping? Even though sore nipples are a common problem, pumping should not hurt. Some moms assume pumping should be painful. Not so! "No pain, no gain” does not apply here. Painful pumping means something needs to be adjusted. What's causing the pain? ...
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Ameda Dual Breast Pump Hygienikit (parts)

Cleaning Your Ameda Breast Pump and Parts

Simple Steps to Cleaning Your Ameda Breast Pump Keeping your breast pump clean is not difficult but in the life of a busy parent, it can feel quite tedious. Luckily, there are only a few steps required to care for your Ameda breast pump. We'll go through how to sanitize ...
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How Do I Start Breast Pumping?

Once you have your breast pump, you can start breast pumping and collecting milk any time. But be mindful, in the first two weeks after your baby is born, it's best to pump occasionally to relieve engorgement - don't get carried away! Pumping a lot in these early weeks tells ...
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Before or after…when’s the best time to buy your breast pump.

If you're pregnant, you may have already started thinking about breastfeeding. You may even have a breastfeeding plan in place. But if you're considering buying a breast pump while you're pregnant or adding it to your registry, our advice is to wait. There is comfort in feeling prepared. However, it's ...
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