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    Breast Feeding

    Breastfeeding Hurdles: Mastitis

    Breastfeeding Hurdles: Mastitis

    Ask any breastfeeding mama about her list of fears, and we bet “mastitis” would rank near the top for most.


    Mastitis is an infection of the breast tissue, but the worst part is it’s known for making you feel like you’ve been run over by the Flu Bus. YUCK. For women who are breastfeeding, mastitis is caused by a clogged duct which can occur when the breast isn’t being completely emptied - either by your baby or by a breast pump.

    Keep reading for more tips on dealing with mastitis!

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    10 Reasons Breastfeeding Moms are Magical

    10 Reasons Breastfeeding Moms are Magical

    It’s World Breastfeeding Week! 

    ….And you know we’re a fan. This special week is an effort to highlight breastfeeding mothers all around the world., and to support and empower them. This is why Wyatt’s Maternity even exists! Supporting mothers (breastfeeding or not) is our very favorite thing. We are honored to be a part of your journey. Keep reading to find out why we think you’re so magical!

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    Uprooting Disappointment When Breastfeeding is Hard

    Uprooting Disappointment When Breastfeeding is Hard

    When we feel disappointment collide with our breastfeeding journey, we have to be acutely aware of how it affects us. Untempered disappointment can be like a tiny weed that grows into overwhelming feelings of failure; like a vine beyond control, convincing us that we did something wrong, that we are inadequate, and that we’re alone in our struggle.

    Friend, if that seed has been planted in your heart, it’s time to dig it up.

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    Nursing Diaries: The First 6 Weeks

    Nursing Diaries: The First 6 Weeks

    Each phase of breastfeeding presents its own challenges, but surviving the first 6 weeks is perhaps the biggest hurdle a new (or new again) mom will face. The unknowns, the hormones, and the physical exhaustion don’t make it any easier! 


    If we peeked into the diary of a newly postpartum mom, here’s how she might describe her breastfeeding journey so far...

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    Easing the Mental Load of Breastfeeding

    Easing the Mental Load of Breastfeeding

    There’s a certain mental load that comes along with being a parent, and that’s something all moms will carry throughout our parenthood. Newborn “baby brain” might dissipate, but the mental load of motherhood is persistent and can often feel like an imaginary burden that takes a significant emotional toll on us.

    When it comes to breastfeeding moms, there is another element to this load, an extra weight we carry.

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