My baby girl will be three years old in just one month, and I’m in complete and total
denial. How? Seriously, HOW is that possible? Where has the time gone? When did
she turn into a sassy, stubborn threenager with an opinion and a ‘tude.
It feels like just yesterday, I was swooping her tiny newborn body into my arms,
holding her to my chest, and sharing those peaceful, quiet face-to-breast moments of
early motherhood. I miss the calm connection of breastfeeding; there’s nothing quite
like it. All at once, magical and momentous, breastfeeding can be all-consuming—in
the best way possible.
Time stands still when you’re nourishing your newborn, and that’s what I miss the
most. I mean, if I even tried swooping my not-so-tiny toddler into my arms for a
quick quiet snuggle, she’d squirm and wiggle in a fit of giggles, ready to run and play
and get into all sorts of mischief and mayhem.
Yes, those infant days go fast—and breastfeeding is a fleeting gift. Enjoy it now…
Of course, if you’re a new mom reading this, you’ve probably rolled your eyes
approximately one to three times already. Yes, breastfeeding may seem like “magic”
through the eyes of a nostalgic mama, but it can be downright daunting, painful, and
torturous in those early days.
Luckily, I’m here to help. No judgment, no sugarcoating, just simple facts, easy ideas,
and a few tried-and-true products from bamboobies to help you get over the hump
and start enjoying this time. Made by moms for moms, bamboobies, as a brand,
seeks to simplify breastfeeding and make it a much more enjoyable experience for
Mom and Baby.
Breastfeeding Pain Point 1: The Leaking
Ask any current or former breastfeeding mom for a “leakage” story, and, guaranteed,
she’ll have one—and it’s likely embarrassing. (Yeah, returning to the office from
maternity leave with two big wet spots on your shirt is less than ideal.) It’s a fact of
breastfeeding, though, so it’s important to be prepared.
Super soft, absorbent, and eco-friendly bamboobies Washable Nursing Pads are a
mom’s “breast” friend. They’re made of soothing bamboo rayon velour with an
absorbent inner layer and an outer “milk-proof” liner to help prevent leaks and keep
you feeling comfortable and confident. Plus, they’re available as ultra-thin, heart-
shaped regular nursing pads for light leaking or round-shaped overnight nursing
pads for heavy leaking and newborn nursing.
Breastfeeding Pain Point 2: Nipple Pain
Sore nipples, cracked nipples, raw nipples—you name it, we’ve experienced it.
When your little thing is going to town morning, noon, and night, you’re bound to
endure some associated pain. Fortunately, bamboobies boob-ease Organic Nipple
Balm protects and moisturizes with safe, non-toxic ingredients like extra virgin olive oil,
shea butter, and calendula flower. Apply to your nipples after breastfeeding and you’ll soon feel the soothing effects. Deep breath, Mom, relief is on the way.
Breastfeeding Pain Point 3: Nursing in Public
When Baby is hungry, Baby is hungry. There’s no waiting until it’s convenient or
easy or private. Sometimes (often times!), you need to stop what you’re doing,
wherever you are, and give your ravenous little beast (and we say that with
affection!) his lunch.
A great nursing tank is an essential for every breastfeeding mom; and bamboobies
nursing tanks are super-soft, breathable, eco-friendly, supportive and totally
functional. Of course, you don’t want to skimp on style for the sake of modesty; and
that’s why we love this chic nursing shawl from bamboobies. Soft and sleek, it
stretches for easy use, and can be used as a scarf or car seat cover too! (What
mom doesn’t love a good multipurpose product?) When using it as a nursing cover,
you can peek in on Baby with total discretion and complete confidence—because
breastfeeding shouldn’t be a pain point… You’ve got this, Mama!
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