Breastfeeding tips for beginners, how to succeed at breastfeeding.

Breastfeeding Basics: Survival Guide for the New Mom

The first couple weeks of breastfeeding can be painful, frustrating, emotional, and tiresome. The first couple weeks of breastfeeding my first born, I remember thinking, “How in the world do moms continue breastfeeding an entire YEAR?? This is painful!” Eventually, the pain subsides and you’re able to enjoy the time you spend breast-feeding. With my…

Postpartum Essentials (That You'll Actually Use!) - Items for your postpartum kit, care, and recovery. | www.mamabearbliss.com

Postpartum Essentials (That You’ll Actually Need!)

I’m getting down to the real and raw stuff with you today, mamas! Now that I’ve made it through the first few weeks of the third trimester with our second little one, I’m starting to prepare for labor AKA serious nesting going on over here. When I first came home from the hospital with our…

A Letter to the New Mama - Motherhood isn't easy, but it is worth it. | www.mamabearbliss.com

A Letter to the New Mama

Dear New Mama, I can tell you are brand spankin’ new to this whole parenting thing by the tight football hold you have on your baby. Wrapped so diligently in the softest blanket you could find, small cries have you panicky and shifting quietly, yet quickly in your seat. Don’t worry, new mama, you’ll get…