After what I've learned, I'll never take synthetic vitamins again. But hitting breastfeeding nutrient levels with just food is tough. So I went on a mission to create a breastfeeding vitamin from plants - to fill the 6 nutrient gaps most common in breastfeeding, with zero synthetics.
We chat to Christmas about nursing through postpartum depression, pumping, blogging, introducing solids, tasting breastmilk and why ‘don’t be an asshole’ is the core value that covers pretty much everything.
The let down reflex is what allows your breast milk to flow. Your baby's suckling stimulates tiny nerves in your breast tissue. This causes both prolactin and oxytocin to release into your bloodstream.
We chat to breastfeeding trailblazer Alyssa about how women can stimulate lactation without pregnancy, her personal experience breastfeeding both biological and adopted children, and the role fo breastfeeding in attachment,...