I nursed both my little ones for about a total of 16 months. I wished I could have gone longer but it was a very difficult process for me. Finding these breastfeeding hacks back then would have been so nice! Let me know your favorite hack in the comments or over on our Facebook page.
11 Breastfeeding Hacks Every Nursing Mom Needs
Check out these ten delicious recipes you can make right at home to help increase your supply.
Keep this handy chart to reference how long you can keep breastmilk. via Cosmopolitan
The nursing night light helps you see without turning on bright lights and it vibrates you in case you fall asleep!
Keep a breastfeeding basket right where you normally feed filled with essentials like a hair tie, a little snack and a water bottle. via Bakers and Babies
These milk savers are so smart – if you leak it will catch the milk and save it.
Use a soda box to store breastmilk in the freezer. via Lovely Lucky Life
Make your own super easy pumping bra out of an old sports bra that works like a charm. via Lil Miss
Freeze your milk in sticks that way they easily go into the bottle and you know exactly how much there is.
If you are pumping while away from your baby keep a picture of them with you. Looking at them will help with let-down!
Did you know you can turn any tank top into a nursing top? Check these directions out. via Simply Real Moms
Check out these great tips from lactation consultants to increase your milk supply. via Lactation Link
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I hope you love these breastfeeding hacks and they can help make your nursing journey even better!
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Liz is a just a mom trying to keep it real about how little she sleeps, how often she gets puked on and how much she loves them. You can find her here every day writing about real-mom moments.