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A Happy Mom and a Healthy Baby
Earlier this year, Kimberly reached out to our in-house lactation consultant, Amanda, because she was having difficulty breastfeeding. Every time her baby latched on, it was very painful for Kimberly…
Mental Health Spotlight: Postpartum Depression
Just like physical health, taking care of your mental health is important for your well-being. That’s why May is known as Mental Health Awareness Month. In 1949, Mental Health America began…
Lactation Consultant Insider: Reba Godfrey
Reba Godfrey is dedicated to moms and babies. As a lactation consultant at Methodist Charlton Medical Center in Dallas, she works with mothers every day to help them meet their breastfeeding goals.
Breastfeeding: MMBNT Staff Weighs In
Breastfeeding is different for every mom, including those who work at Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas. Many of our staff have breastfed in the past and each has her own unique story.
World Breastfeeding Week
Breastfeeding benefits mothers and babies all over the world, no matter their location or financial situation. When mothers in low-income areas breastfeed, they can contribute to the reduction of…
Breastmilk: Nutrient-Rich and Baby-Approved
March is a time to welcome the coming spring, and according to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, it’s also a time to recognize healthy eating. This month is National Nutrition Month, a campaign…
Guest Feature: Surgeons Who Pump
Breastfeeding and pumping look different from mom to mom. While they are practices shared across the globe, each mom’s unique experiences combine to create her own story.
Breastmilk Travel Tips
If you’re traveling this holiday season, a breastfeeding routine can make those plans a bit more complicated. We’re here to help! Below are some basic tips and information about airport security, as…
August is All About Breastfeeding
While breastfeeding has countless benefits for both mom and baby alike, there is still work to be done to raise awareness and promote it around the world. That’s why every year, August is all about …
Community Post: Breastfeeding & Pumping Tips
Our Facebook community is full of parents with great advice. Here are some of their suggestions for new moms who are just starting their breastfeeding and pumping journeys!
What is an IBCLC?
While welcoming a new baby is an exciting time, navigating motherhood can be tricky. Having a strong support system can be key, and for many moms, that team includes a lactation consultant. Lactation…
Making the Most of Your Milk Storage Space
A big part of a pumping mom’s routine is keeping up with her milk stash. And for many of these moms, having an organized system saves them time and makes milk easier to manage. While there are…
Happiness is a Clean Pump
Pumping is a selfless act, requiring precious time and dedication. One of the many important parts of the process is cleaning the breast pump. Proper cleaning helps prevent bacteria contamination,…
Tips for Traveling with Breastmilk
For many families, the holiday season means travel season. And if you’re a breastfeeding mom, those holiday trips can get a little more complicated. Whether you’re hitting the road or catching a…
A Celebration of Fatherhood
We recognize many great moms on our blog, but what about dads? Fathers also play an important role in families. In honor of Father’s Day, our donor moms, dads, Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas team…