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Top 10 Breastfeeding Blog Posts of 2016

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Hello mamas! I hope you are all enjoying this holiday season! In case you missed it, we have collected our top 10 blog posts from 2016 here. I hope these articles help you feel more confident in your breastfeeding journey. Enjoy!

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Lactation Link’s Favorite Breastfeeding Products

We are often asked about which breastfeeding products to add to a baby registry. You might be surprised what made the list!

top 5 tips for dealing with engorgement

Top 5 Tips for Engorgement

Engorgement is often the first hurdle moms experience with breastfeeding. This post helps give some ways to relieve and prevent engorgement.

top 3 tips for breastfeeding after a c section

Top 3 Tips for Successful Breastfeeding After a C-Section

While C-section mamas might have some early hurdles to breastfeeding, there is no reason they should not be able to exclusively breastfeed. Click through to read my top tips on breastfeeding while healing from a C-section.

can i breastfeed if i plan to drink alcohol? via lactation link

Breastfeeding and Alcohol

This is one of our most commonly asked questions, “how long after a drink do I need to wait to breastfeed?” Click through for the answer!

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What is On-Demand Breastfeeding?

Some new moms might be confused by certain breastfeeding vernacular. This article explains what it means to feed baby on -demand.

how to get a free breast pump through your insurance

How to get a free breastpump from your insurance

We take you step-by-step on how to obtain a breastpump from your insurance and how to snag this awesome pump bag.

reasons to breastfeed from a mom of 5

Why should I breastfeed?

There are many reasons to breastfeed, and every mom has her own reasons. Click through to read some of our favorite reasons.

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Safe Sleep Tips with Owlet

We are often asked how to help baby sleep safely. Click through to learn our top tips and learn more about the Owlet baby monitor.

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What is the best nursing bra?

Get an inside look at our favorite nursing bra and why we love it so much.

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How to stop biting

Biting can be a significant hurdle if you aren’t prepared with a few things to remember. Click through to learn how to deal when your baby bites.

top 10 breastfeeding blog posts of 2016 via lactation link

2016 was a year of change and growth for Lactation Link. We added several staff to our team, had more classes and traveled to several cities to teach. Thank you all for reading, asking and answering questions and creating such a supportive community of moms. I have had a wonderful year consulting, teaching and talking with all of you. Can’t wait to see what the next year will hold. See you all in 2017!

Our must reads breastfeeding blog posts of the year. These articles will help you feel more confident in your breastfeeding journey.

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Thanks for stopping by,


Lindsey Shipley, RN, IBCLC