See larger image Additional Images: Ardo medical Calypso-to-Go Breast Pump Features: Quietest Breast Pump on the Market, Ardo medical is a brand trusted by moms in over 50 countries, Independent Vacuum/Cycle (suction/speed) Settings – 64 total setting combinations for maximum customization by mom, AA battery operation (no adapter needed) for operation away from electric power. Includes three flange sizes (26, 28 (insert) and 31mm) New From: $285.96 USD In Stock The Calypso-To-Go: The best portable breast pump? Medela breast pumps typically dominate the market of double electric breast pumps.  The Calypso-to-Go by Ardo should make Medela nervous.  This automatic breast pump is a winner.  The features, price, quietness, and reliability make

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See larger image Additional Images: Ardo medical Calypso-to-Go Breast Pump Features: Quietest Breast Pump on the Market, Ardo medical is a brand trusted by moms in over 50 countries, Independent Vacuum/Cycle (suction/speed) Settings – 64 total setting combinations for maximum customization by mom, AA battery operation (no adapter needed) for operation away from electric power. Includes three flange sizes (26, 28 (insert) and 31mm) New From: $285.96 USD In Stock The Calypso-To-Go: The best portable breast pump? Medela breast pumps typically dominate the market of double electric breast pumps.  The Calypso-to-Go by Ardo should make Medela nervous.  This automatic breast pump is a winner.  The features, price, quietness, and reliability make

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  Am I Making Enough Breast Milk? The good news is that chances are great that your milk supply is more than adequate. Related article: Am I Making Enough Milk? That does not give many moms solace, though.  They want to measure; they want to be sure that they are giving their babies what they need.   The MilkSense Breast Milk Monitor MilkSense is the world’s first breastfeeding monitor that measures how much breast milk mom produces and how much milk baby consumes. Many women worry about whether their babies are getting enough breast milk, and many of them stop nursing because of that. The MilkSense Monitor has no contact with your

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  Am I Making Enough Breast Milk? The good news is that chances are great that your milk supply is more than adequate. Related article: Am I Making Enough Milk? That does not give many moms solace, though.  They want to measure; they want to be sure that they are giving their babies what they need.   The MilkSense Breast Milk Monitor MilkSense is the world’s first breastfeeding monitor that measures how much breast milk mom produces and how much milk baby consumes. Many women worry about whether their babies are getting enough breast milk, and many of them stop nursing because of that. The MilkSense Monitor has no contact with your

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Breastfeeding Joy and Cosleeping: Bliss.  Your body finally melting into your bed, drifting to sleep to the tune of your baby’s delicate breath.  It’s music.  Fuelled by love, connection, and hormones, you feel yourself nestled in absolute bliss.  With your baby close to you, you feel complete.  This is where sleep meets you.  This is the place where you can find rest. Related Article: How to Kick Ass at Attachment Parenting       Co-Sleeping and Breastfeeding Routine: Beyond the maternal, co-sleeping has its practical perks.  Nighttime feedings are less likely to inhibit much-needed sleep (the most important of all breastfeeding essentials) for baby and for mom.  With baby in close proximity, breastfeeding

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Breastfeeding Joy and Cosleeping: Bliss.  Your body finally melting into your bed, drifting to sleep to the tune of your baby’s delicate breath.  It’s music.  Fuelled by love, connection, and hormones, you feel yourself nestled in absolute bliss.  With your baby close to you, you feel complete.  This is where sleep meets you.  This is the place where you can find rest. Related Article: How to Kick Ass at Attachment Parenting       Co-Sleeping and Breastfeeding Routine: Beyond the maternal, co-sleeping has its practical perks.  Nighttime feedings are less likely to inhibit much-needed sleep (the most important of all breastfeeding essentials) for baby and for mom.  With baby in close proximity, breastfeeding

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Basic Breastfeeding Supplies You registered for the breastfeeding supplies that your “breasties” insisted that you needed to have.  As well-meaning as your fellow milky mamas are, their breastfeeding recommendations may not be for you.  Breastfeeding for new moms is a unique experience.  These are the bare bones must-haves before your newborn latches on: The basics: (hover mouse over image for details) Breast pads Daytime nursing bras Nighttime nursing bras Boppy Nursing tops Nipple cream Baby wrap carrier Nursing cover Eco-Friendly Breastfeeding Recommendations Crunchy moms, unite!  I have taken the “basic breastfeeding supplies” list from above and gave it an eco-friendly twist.  Breastfeeding for new moms…crunchy style: (hover mouse over image for details) Eco-friendly

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Basic Breastfeeding Supplies You registered for the breastfeeding supplies that your “breasties” insisted that you needed to have.  As well-meaning as your fellow milky mamas are, their breastfeeding recommendations may not be for you.  Breastfeeding for new moms is a unique experience.  These are the bare bones must-haves before your newborn latches on: The basics: (hover mouse over image for details) Breast pads Daytime nursing bras Nighttime nursing bras Boppy Nursing tops Nipple cream Baby wrap carrier Nursing cover Eco-Friendly Breastfeeding Recommendations Crunchy moms, unite!  I have taken the “basic breastfeeding supplies” list from above and gave it an eco-friendly twist.  Breastfeeding for new moms…crunchy style: (hover mouse over image for details) Eco-friendly

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Your first registry:  Amazon Baby Registry Baby registry 101…you want the most awesome baby stuff, but you are expecting a baby.  This means that you are expecting expenses.  The goal here is to get your fan club (aka, family and friends) to buy them for you.   The best way to ensure that you get what you want is from a registry.  Not just any registry, though.  You need one that makes it really easy for people to shop for what YOU want.  This prevents your aunt from winging it and buying you an ugly flowery nursing cover.  Yes, I’m scarred.  See my article “Mind Your Own Boobies!- Public Breastfeeding”.  I’m not

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Your first registry:  Amazon Baby Registry Baby registry 101…you want the most awesome baby stuff, but you are expecting a baby.  This means that you are expecting expenses.  The goal here is to get your fan club (aka, family and friends) to buy them for you.   The best way to ensure that you get what you want is from a registry.  Not just any registry, though.  You need one that makes it really easy for people to shop for what YOU want.  This prevents your aunt from winging it and buying you an ugly flowery nursing cover.  Yes, I’m scarred.  See my article “Mind Your Own Boobies!- Public Breastfeeding”.  I’m not

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See larger image Spectra 2 Double Electric Breast Pump Features: INCLUDES: Spectra S2 Hospital Grade Double/Single Breast Pump, 12 Volt AC Power Adapter, Detachable Power Cord Prong, (2) Spectra Wide Neck Bottle, (2) Spectra Backflow Protector, (2) Spectra Duckbill Valve, (2) Spectra Tubing, (4) Flange (2-24mm & 2-28mm),CLOSED SYSTEM: No need to clean the narrow tubing because Spectra S2 has a closed pumping system that keeps tubing dry by preventing air flow between expressed milk and pump tubing while pumping. This aides in protecting breast milk and baby from bacteria, mold and viruses while pumping., CUSTOMIZABLE SETTINGS: Each mother can customize her pump’s settings to her own body’s response and

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See larger image Spectra 2 Double Electric Breast Pump Features: INCLUDES: Spectra S2 Hospital Grade Double/Single Breast Pump, 12 Volt AC Power Adapter, Detachable Power Cord Prong, (2) Spectra Wide Neck Bottle, (2) Spectra Backflow Protector, (2) Spectra Duckbill Valve, (2) Spectra Tubing, (4) Flange (2-24mm & 2-28mm),CLOSED SYSTEM: No need to clean the narrow tubing because Spectra S2 has a closed pumping system that keeps tubing dry by preventing air flow between expressed milk and pump tubing while pumping. This aides in protecting breast milk and baby from bacteria, mold and viruses while pumping., CUSTOMIZABLE SETTINGS: Each mother can customize her pump’s settings to her own body’s response and

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Array The Purely Yours Breast Pump by Ameda The three Purely Yours breast pump models have received a lot of attention lately.  They are the leader when it comes to breast pumps that insurance companies will cover.  The lower cost of these breast pumps is intriguing too.  Here are the specs on the models: Purely Yours Models Purely Yours Double Electric Breast Pump Purely Yours Express Double Electric Breast Pump Ameda Purely Yours Ultra Breast Pump Price Around $80.00  Around $100  Around $140 Weight 5.9 lbs  3.8 lbs 7.1 pounds  Adjustable suction/speed yes yes  yes  Includes: (in addition the pump, flanges, tubing, etc.) 2 bottles, tote bag  2 bottles, tote bag, sample

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Array The Purely Yours Breast Pump by Ameda The three Purely Yours breast pump models have received a lot of attention lately.  They are the leader when it comes to breast pumps that insurance companies will cover.  The lower cost of these breast pumps is intriguing too.  Here are the specs on the models: Purely Yours Models Purely Yours Double Electric Breast Pump Purely Yours Express Double Electric Breast Pump Ameda Purely Yours Ultra Breast Pump Price Around $80.00  Around $100  Around $140 Weight 5.9 lbs  3.8 lbs 7.1 pounds  Adjustable suction/speed yes yes  yes  Includes: (in addition the pump, flanges, tubing, etc.) 2 bottles, tote bag  2 bottles, tote bag, sample

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