How to Thaw Breastmilk From the Freezer

How to thaw breastmilk from the freezer

So you’ve built up a freezer stash – awesome! You might be wondering how to thaw breastmilk from the freezer safely, and without damaging it. Here are several methods you can use to thaw breastmilk from the freezer. Thaw breastmilk overnight in the refrigerator If you know in advanced when you’ll be using frozen breastmilk, […]

Pumping Colostrum Before Birth

pumping colostrum before birth

If you’re an expecting mother, you might have noticed your breasts leaking. This is completely normal – your body has started producing colostrum, which means you’re getting ready to feed your baby. Colostrum is what you’re newborn baby will eat for the first few days of life while your breastmilk is coming in. You can […]

How Much Coffee can you Drink While Breastfeeding?

Being a new mum and being tired go hand in hand – especially if you’re waking up early to use a breast pump. Is caffeine safe while breastfeeding? How much coffee can you drink while breastfeeding? Does caffeine impact your milk supply? This is a common question because your care provider likely recommended limiting caffeine […]

Birth Control and Breastfeeding

Hormonal birth control may effect when you get your first period after baby

Not ready for another baby? Will birth control impact your milk supply? Here’s what you need to know about birth control and breastfeeding. Hormonal birth control and breastfeeding Under normal circumstances you can safely take hormonal birth control while breastfeeding. Unless you have an older baby (who is not relying exclusively on breastmilk) the birth […]

Getting Started with your Spectra 9 Breast Pump

Spectra 9 Breast Pump

If you’ve purchased the Spectra 9 plus breast pump, you’re probably aware that it’s one of the most lightweight, quiet and portable pumps on the market. Here’s everything you need to know to get started with your Spectra S9 breast pump. Sterilising your Spectra breast pump parts Before you begin pumping it’s important that you […]

Can you Offer Breastmilk in a Cup? Baby Bottles for Breastmilk Feeding and More

Babies of all ages can drink breastmilk from a cup. This is a great alternative to baby bottles for breastmilk feeding.

If you’ve purchased a breast pump you might be wondering about how to feed expressed breastmilk to your baby. Did you know that there is more than one method for breastmilk feeding? It’s important to be familiar with alternatives to bottle feedings because you never know when you might need them. There’s also more than […]

How to Induce Lactation without Pregnancy

Your first period after baby while breastfeeding

Are you adopting a baby? Did you know that you can breastfeed your adopted baby? You might be wondering how to induce lactation without pregnancy. Here’s how you can use your Spectra breast pump to induce lactation without pregnancy. Use your breast pump to induce lactation without pregnancy You can use your Spectra breast pump […]