The Breastfeeding Solution For New Moms

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Breastfeeding is truly a journey and different for every single mama out there. For some, it is the easiest and most natural thing in the world, while for others it’s something that is desperately shrived for each day to achieve. Then, add multiple children to the mix – since we all know that we think we have it all figured out with one child and then another comes along that shakes up everything we thought we knew. This motherhood thing is difficult, huh? I’m right there with all you struggling mamas, as each day is a new journey. But then I found the Boppy® Best Latch™ Breastfeeding pillow and so much changed for the better.

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If you are anything like me, you are working new motherhood into an already packed schedule. But at the same time it’s so important to take in all those sweet moments and not miss a thing. So then how do you balance? Well, you gotta make every single moment count! Upon coming home from the hospital with our new bundle just a few short weeks ago, I struggled a bit with getting Blake to latch. After a frantic phone call with my awesome lactation consultant, she immediately suggested that I get a Boppy® Best Latch™ Breastfeeding pillow.

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How has this amazing breastfeeding solution changed things for us? Well first and foremost, it helps place us in the right position for a successful breastfeeding session – not to mention helps give me perfect arm support! I noticed very early on that these were two issues that Blake and I were having and now I am able to make sure that I am really focused on her and feeding during our sessions instead of trying to calm down my frustrated baby. It really makes the world of a difference. If you’re a pumping mama, and looking to make things hands-free, this is the pumping bra for you (you can thank me later!)

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I also want to add that I’m sporting their genius Boppy® Infinity Nursing Scarf, which can obviously be worn as a scarf for easy feeding on the go. But what sets this apart is that it has a mesh insert, making it easy for you to see your baby while you’re feeding, instead of them being completely covered. Makes a huge difference in the bonding experience!

If you are unfamiliar with the Boppy brand, it was actually developed by a lactation consultant (hence why mine recommended it immediately!) and the pillow was designed specifically for breastfeeding mamas. It offers two different feeding surface options (one is a soft mink fabric that allows for a more firm surface and the other is a softer fiberfill that is more snuggly) so you choose what’s best for you and your babe. It also features a removable belt that helps keep baby right up against you and….wait for it…it’s washable!

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The Boppy® Best Latch™ Breastfeeding pillow is available at Amazon in either Kensington Gray (which is the one I have) or Royal Navy – both beautiful options for only $45! And if you’re interested in hearing more about my journey of how I bottle fed Branden and chose to make the breastfeeding switch this time, here’s where I’m debunking the breast vs. bottle debate. 

Fashionably Yours,

Allison

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Boppy. The opinions and text are all mine.

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