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Book Recommendation: The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding, 8th Edition

I often get asked “What is the best breastfeeding book on the market?”  For me, the answer is easy: The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding, 8th Edition (which usually includes a reminder to look for the ORANGE version!). The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding has been around for a long time. Its first edition was published in […]

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Why Hygeia Loves the Three R’s

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle… Every kid learns the Three R’s in elementary school, right? We’ve all become a lot more savvy about how to reduce our carbon footprint in recent years as we have started to focus on reducing our consumption of goods. Fortunately, Hygeia is committed to NO PUMPS in DUMPS™! Let’s keep our breast […]

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Troubleshooting: Milk Backing Up Into Tubes

Occasionally, we hear from moms that they’ve looked down while pumping and GASP! their precious milk was backed up into the tubes! No one wants to see milk where it shouldn’t be. Pumping is a lot of work without cleaning an extra piece of pump equipment, and the tubes need to be kept free of […]

Breastfeeding Tips for Holidays

Deck the Halls with Peaceful Breastfeeding!

Today, my kids and I moved furniture and cleared a space for our Christmas tree. I’m the type who would be willing to do the deed in July if cultural expectations and my husband would let me. Bring on the Bing Crosby’s “White Christmas” while sunning at the beach? Fine by me. I’ll bow to […]