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Spectra S1 Breast Pump: a Real Mama's Honest Review

Recently, I’ve gotten a TON of questions about which breast pump I used and what made me “love” it so much. I say “love” because, while I did not LOVE pumping, I did love my pump for making something I did not love to do a little more enjoyable! (P.S. I don't know who needs to hear this, but pumping IS breastfeeding and it was HARDER than nursing for me!) First of all, let me recommend to utilize your insurance to get your breast pump. The Affordable Care Act requires most health insurance plans to cover breastfeeding support and supplies, which includes pumps! There are so many websites that will do the legwork for you to check with your insurance...

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Baby Gear Must-Haves for Your Nursery

This past weekend, I shared 4 of my nursery must-haves to make the newborn and infant phase SO much easier on Instagram with the promise of the FULL round-up on the blog! AND HERE IT IS. These items are perfect for your registry or your nesting shopping list! I promise that this list is packed with the ESSENTIALS – only things you TRULY need and NOTHING that you don’t. Plus, absolutely none of this is sponsored. This is just straight from my nursery to yours. If you missed my Instagram post, no worries…I’ll go over those 4 first with some added information that was NOT featured in the caption:  Rocking chair or glider:If you are breastfeeding, make sure you have a...

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