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Donating Breast Milk: Alex T’s Story

Donating Breast Milk: Alex T’s Story

As a follow-up to my post, Donating Breast Milk- A Mama’s Gift to Mamas and Babies, I wanted to interview a few mamas who’ve had personal experience donating breast milk. I don’t have experience as I used my freezer stash to feed my son instead of switching to cow’s milk. My goal was to find [...]

Donating Breast Milk – A Mama’s Gift to Mamas and Babies

Donating Breast Milk – A Mama’s Gift to Mamas and Babies

One day at work while cleaning my breast pump parts after a pumping session my friend asked me what I thought about donating breast milk. I sighed and said, “It’s great if you have enough to donate.” What I was saying in my head was different though, “Gross! Someone is willing to take or buy [...]

Ask the Mamas: Transitioning to Cow’s Milk

Ask the Mamas: Transitioning to Cow’s Milk

Each week we will ask our mamas a question from our readers that pertains to babies, kids, or parenting. Make sure to check back each Tuesday to see their responses! Do you have a question you’d like to ask the mamas? If so, send us an email with your question to askthemamas@mamasaywhat.com. Mama Say What?! [...]

Extended Breastfeeding: Our Journey

Extended Breastfeeding: Our Journey

I never intended to nurse my child for an extended length of time… as a matter of fact, my original goal was six months. At six months, I made my goal one year. At one year, I made my goal ‘as long as we’re both happy.’ And here we are… just three weeks away from [...]

Lactation Cookies for Nursing Mamas

Lactation Cookies for Nursing Mamas

Nursing mamas… this post is for YOU! Did you know that you are strongly encouraged to eat cookies to ensure that you’ll have enough milk to feed your little one? Yup. It’s true. COOKIES! Many mamas wonder if they’re making enough milk for their little babes, especially during their little ones’ growth spurts! Some tried [...]