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Happy National Breastfeeding Awareness Month

Happy National Breastfeeding Awareness Month

August is National Breastfeeding Month, which is an exciting month for us at Simple Wishes, for obvious reasons ;) We have a lot of experience with breastfeeding, and we love to do anything we can to support anything related to breastfeeding through: sharing stories, war stories, tips and tricks. While breastfeeding is as old as the human race, the official month was only declared on August 6, 2011 by the United States Breastfeeding Committee (USBC). The observance of the month aims to raise public awareness of the importance of breastfeeding and to further promote breastfeeding in the country. We’re in! Happy...

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Finding the Right Bra Fit

Finding the right bra fit could feel like finding your prince charming or finding a needle in a haystack, especially if you have a baby to look after! Don’t fret. We, the sisters and designers behind Simple Wishes Nursing and Pumping Bras, are here to help you find the best nursing and pumping bra is made for you and your lifestyle. We get it. Buying bras online is not easy. Your body has also likely changed with pregnancy and breastfeeding. We want to support you and help make things easier – like finding the right bra fit and feeding your baby with ease. We have you...

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Finding the Breast Pump that's Best for You

Finding the Breast Pump that's Best for You

Many new moms want to make sure to have a breast pump when baby arrives. Breast pumps can help mother’s milk come in more quickly, can help keep milk production up, and are essential for working breastfeeding moms. Breast pumps can also help alleviate issues with clogged ducts or sore nipples – we think you get the picture – breast pumps have many uses and are really nice to have with a newborn around. So, where do you start with figuring out where and how to get a breast pump, and which pumps are best? We are here to help...

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Mask Your Face: Harness Your Inner Happy

Mask Your Face: Harness Your Inner Happy

Simple Wishes is now offering Non-Medical Jersey Cotton Masks to support you and your health during current times. Our job has always been to support moms, babies and the whole family. By providing quality and affordable masks, we can continue to fulfill our mission. We encourage you to mask your face, but harness your: Inner happy Positive spirit Bright light & energy and SuperMom Powers! You are super and we know it. Even with a mask on, we can tell when you’re smiling. The new masks are only $3.50 and for every mask purchased, Simple Wishes is donating a mask...

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Breastfeeding During COVID-19

Breastfeeding During COVID-19

We know there is still a lot of uncertainty right now. We are feeling it with you. Our children are feeling it too. What we are sure of is that you need to make sure to take care of yourself and then your little people. Your children need you now more than ever and we know nothing is going to stop you, SuperMom, from feeding your newborn or your older kids, and doing the best you can during these uncertain times. We are in this together and we are here for you. If you need breastfeeding tips or just another...

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De-Stress And Let Down

De-Stress And Let Down

When we get scared, stressed or anxious, our body’s natural response is to increase production of adrenaline to prepare for “fight or flight”. Unfortunately this can inhibit oxytocin, which is the hormone that causes mother’s milk to “let-down” or flow freely from the breast. Now, and always, it’s important for nursing mothers to try to relax since we know this is best for both mom and baby.In primitive terms, imagine you’re a cave person and you’re breastfeeding your baby. Suddenly, a sabre tooth tiger jumps out behind you. Your body protects itself and your baby with an instinctive response shouting “LADY!...

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