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It Drives Us to Do Better.

It Drives Us to Do Better.

When Debra and I launched our company 12 years ago, with her best selling adjustable pumping band style, nobody knew what a pumping bra was. We hustled to bring her innovation to boutique maternity stores, get our product listed on this website called Amazon (we weren’t really sure if people shopped online at the time) and probably made every mom we met uncomfortable by asking way too many questions about their breastfeeding and pumping routines. We made it our mission to make other moms breastfeeding and pumping journeys easier. As the years have passed, we have continued to obsess and innovate. As of...

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Top 5 Pregnancy Apps Voted on By our Teams of Moms

Top 5 Pregnancy Apps Voted on By our Teams of Moms

Pregnancy can be exciting and at times overwhelming. The good news is there are a ton of apps out there to help you make sense of all the exciting milestones and prepare for your new babe. Our team of moms sat down to help you cut through the noise to summarize the top five apps we would recommend. Each app we recommend contains features such as a calendar for appointments, details on embryology, and a journal to log your mood, food, and water intake tracking. Now, here’s where our attorney insists on a disclaimer: pregnancy tracking apps can be helpful...

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8 Ways to Reduce Nipple Trauma When Breastfeeding

8 Ways to Reduce Nipple Trauma When Breastfeeding

Nipple tenderness is perfectly normal when you first have your baby and begin to breastfeed. You and your baby are both learning what is a natural act but to many of us does not come so naturally. When your baby first latches or when your breast milk starts to let down you may feel some mild discomfort. Generally, as you and baby become more adept, breastfeeding should become more comfortable. Of course, there are always exceptions and sore nipples is one of the most common problems associated with breastfeeding. The culprits for this are usually an infection, a poor breastfeeding...

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SuperMom Spotlight: Introducing Charity Solberg

SuperMom Spotlight: Introducing Charity Solberg

We are thrilled to continue our Supermom Spotlight Series! For each spotlight, we sit down with an inspiring supermom and dig into her story. From birthing experts and entrepreneurs to philanthropists and everyday moms, we aim to enlighten and empower the Supermom in all of us with each story. For our latest Supermom Spotlight, our own Jenn Freedman, founder of Plant-Powered Livin’, chatted with Charity Solberg, founder of The Nurtured Baby. As a massage therapist for over a decade, Charity initially focused on sports therapy, and was even a massage therapist at the 2015 Super Bowl! She then pivoted her...

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SuperMom Spotlight: Katy Bourzikas, Founder of Well Rested Wee Ones

SuperMom Spotlight: Katy Bourzikas, Founder of Well Rested Wee Ones

We are thrilled to continue our Supermom Spotlight Series! Each episode we sit down with an inspiring supermom and dig into her story. From birthing experts and entrepreneurs to philanthropists and everyday moms, we aim to enlighten and empower the Supermom in all of us with each story. For our latest Supermom Spotlight, our own Jenn Freedman, founder of Plant Powered Livin', chatted with Katy Bourzikas, child sleep training expert and founder of Well Rested Wee Ones. As a new mom, Katy experienced many of the same struggles that her clients do, with life’s stresses combined with the lack of sleep impacting...

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SuperMom Spotlight: Introducing Alison Clayshulte

SuperMom Spotlight: Introducing Alison Clayshulte

We are thrilled to introduce our Supermom Spotlight Series! Each month we sit down with an inspiring supermom and dig into her story. From birthing experts and entrepreneurs to philanthropists and everyday moms, we aim to enlighten and empower the Supermom in all of us with each story. For our first Supermom Spotlight, our own Jenn Freedman, founder of Plant Powered Livin', chatted with Alison Clayshulte, board-certified holistic nutritionist (BCHN). Alison’s passion for food, deep-rooted from her childhood family culture, has been a pivotal part of her life. Both of her parents, brother, and grandfather work/worked in the food industry....

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