Tampa Breastfeeding

Pump Review: The Hands-Free Willow Breast Pump

By |2018-10-03T14:10:25-04:00October 3rd, 2018|

There are SO many electric breast pumps on the market these days. When a new one comes out we are very excited to get our hands on it and test it. We love helping new parents with their pumps. A long-time client of our recently shared her Willow Pump with us. She has been using [...]

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North Tampa Breastfeeding Center Is On The News!

By |2017-08-14T11:07:16-04:00August 14th, 2017|

      Did you know that NTBC made the news? Yes, it's true, we were stars for a day.  For World Breastfeeding Week, North Tampa Breastfeeding Center was interviewed on our take of public breastfeeding. As most of you know, we fully support breastfeeding Anywhere Anytime as long as you are legally allowed to be [...]

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Breastfeeding Your Distracted Baby! Tampa Breastfeeding Moms

By |2017-07-28T11:04:55-04:00July 28th, 2017|

Babies are constantly learning, and yes, even when they are at the breast. At some point all babies will go through a distracted phase that directly impacts feedings at breast or bottle. Should we be worried or go with the flow? Here are some helpful tips on getting through the distracted phase of feeding. #distractedbreastfeeding https://womenshealthtoday.blog/2017/03/24/tips-for-breastfeeding-distracted-babies/

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Breastfeeding, Periods, Milk Supply (Tampa Lactation)

By |2017-07-12T12:36:35-04:00July 12th, 2017|

Have you wonder when your period will return? Some of you have asked this very question anticipating a quick return, but many have experienced symptoms, but no flow. This is common, in fact, you can see a temporary decrease in supply only to see it increase after symptoms have subsided. This article offers some helpful [...]

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Safe and Supported Motherhood is a Human Right

By |2017-06-17T12:21:22-04:00June 16th, 2017|

            Safe and Supported Motherhood is a Human Right    Lactation support in a crisis   One evening, earlier this spring, I was mindlessly scanning social media after my kids had gone to bed. One post in particular caught my eye. Nurture Project International, a US-based, grassroots, non-profit, was looking [...]

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Should we avoid certain foods during breastfeeding?

By |2017-06-17T12:28:37-04:00September 7th, 2016|

Why are we often told to avoid foods when breastfeeding? Fact or fiction? We are often asked, “is it normal that my baby is so gassy”?  My answer is always yes-  It is completely normal for babies to be gassy. After all, adults have gas too. There has been years of misconceptions about avoiding certain [...]

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Introducing North Tampa Breastfeeding Center

By |2018-06-27T09:45:06-04:00August 19th, 2016|

It is with great pleasure that we would like to introduce the North Tampa Breastfeeding Center! After years of serving Tampa Bay communities as International Board Certified Lactation Consultant’s (IBCLC) in community based and private practices, Maternal Instincts and Sweet Songs Breastfeeding have joined forces and founded the North Tampa Breastfeeding Center to better serve [...]

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