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Check Your NESTS, Mama

Burn out is real, mama. If you are feeling overwhelmed or exhausted or both, please know that you're not alone and remember, self-care is not selfish. Taking care of yourself is an important part of taking care of your family. When you are running on empty, this registered psychotherapist, mama of two young children, and founder of Our Mama Village recommends checking in...
5 Tips To Stay Sane This School Year

5 Tips To Stay Sane This School Year

This school year may look different for many of you mamas, and we know how hard it is. What’s usually a season of anticipation with front porch photos and shopping for back to school supplies has been replaced with uncertainty and technological frustrations. The fear of failing at homeschooling, virtual learning, your career, and just surviving motherhood right now overwhelms...
Momtalk with @alexiskristiana

Momtalk with @alexiskristiana

Every breastfeeding mother has a right to proper education and support in her journey- but not every mother receives it and that’s a cycle that need to change. In honor of Black Breastfeeding Week, we asked our friend, model, entrepreneur, and nearly year-and-a-half-long breastfeeding mother Alexis Kristiana about the importance of Black Breastfeeding Week. We are happy to share her answers below. Why is Black Breastfeeding Week important? It helps...
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Celebrating Black Breastfeeding Week 2020

We are happy to amplify voices in the black community as they educate us about the cultural challenges of breastfeeding black women face, illuminate the racial disparities in breastfeeding rates between white and black women, and advocate not only for black mothers but also for the health of black babies.  These are just a few of the reasons we all...
Oxytocin: Bonding & Postpartum Recovery

Oxytocin: Bonding & Postpartum Recovery

In addition  its nutritional benefits for baby, breastfeeding can help new moms bond with baby, recover from childbirth and can even help reduce the risk for postpartum depression. Oxytocin, a hormone and a neurotransmitter that is involved in childbirth and breast-feeding plays a large role in this--so much so that it is often referred to as the love hormone. Oxytocin is produced in...
Nursing Bras 101: The Styles Every Mom Needs

Nursing Bras 101: The Styles Every Mom Needs

We're happy to offer breastfeeding mamas a wide range of pretty and practical nursing bras designed to meet their needs all day and night... because we all know raising tiny humans is a 24/7 job. When you’re ready to buy nursing bras, you’ll need to determine your size by measuring your band size and cup size and then calculating your cup...
Set Yourself Up for Breastfeeding Success

Set Yourself Up for Breastfeeding Success

If you are thinking about breastfeeding your baby, we highly recommend doing some homework before your newborn arrives. As you've probably heard by now, "it may be natural, but it doesn't always come naturally." We are happy to help you set yourself up for breastfeeding success by sharing this advice from Ashley Georgakopoulos, IBCLC and Lactation Director at Motif Medical. Understand the...
6 Tips for Breastfeeding Comfort

6 Tips for Breastfeeding Comfort

We are happy to share Laura Keegan’s sage advice for breastfeeding. A Family Nurse Practitioner, health educator and speaker, mother of four and author of Breastfeeding with Comfort and Joy, she has a unique perspective on successful breastfeeding. We love her book’s straightforward, easy to follow advice and beautiful photos. We asked Laura Keegan, to share her 6 Tips for...
Rest + Recharge Mama

Rest + Recharge Mama

Whether your idea of the perfect evening includes reading, enjoying a mocktail on a Zoom call, or pampering yourself with DIY facial mask, we've got you covered. Put on some comfy pj's and read on for our recipes and recommendations for a relaxing night in. Recommendations for Your Reading List We asked our resident expecting mama and mother of two little girls for...
A Little 💛 for Safe Horizon This Mother’s Day

A Little 💛 for Safe Horizon This Mother’s Day

At Belabumbum women's well being is always top of mind. Ever since the quarantine to contain the spread of COVID-19 started, I have been so concerned about how the added stress of confinement, unemployment, and the challenging duties of child care might be making violence in homes more frequent, more severe and more dangerous.  This Mother's Day we are very pleased to be able...
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