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Celebrating Black Breastfeeding week: What it is and why it matters

Celebrating Black Breastfeeding week: What it is and why it matters

August is Global Breastfeeding Awareness Month. It is a month dedicated to highlighting the importance of breast milk as the primary source of nutrition for infants. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, babies should consume breast milk exclusively for at least 6 months. Sadly, this is not the case for a lot of babies around the world. Statistics show that only 24% of infants in the US are exclusively breastfed by the time they turn six months old. Less than 55% are fed any breast milk at all by this age. 

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How to overcome your fear of breastfeeding

How to overcome your fear of breastfeeding

In this guide, we shall highlight some of the common fears most moms have about breastfeeding. We shall also tell you what you can do to get past them to ensure that you have a wonderful breastfeeding journey when the time comes
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Secrets every breastfeeding mom should know

Secrets every breastfeeding mom should know

In this guide, we’ll let you in on a few breastfeeding secrets that every mom needs to know. If you have been wondering how you can meet your breastfeeding goals despite the challenges, you have come to the right place. Some of these tips might even surprise you! 
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Breastfeeding Anxiety: What to do about it

Breastfeeding Anxiety: What to do about it

Studies show that 1 in 10 people will experience an anxiety disorder at some point in their lives. This number increases significantly among pregnant women and new mothers. 

If this is what you are going through, it does not mean that there is something wrong with you. You do not need medication, and you are not a failure or a bad mother. You are simply experiencing what a lot of mothers also go through, and it is perfectly normal. You simply need to learn how to manage it. 
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15 Breastfeeding FAQs to help you get started

15 Breastfeeding FAQs to help you get started

This guide is a collection of common breastfeeding questions and their answers. Hopefully, once you have all the answers, you will be better equipped to nurse your little one. 
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Everything you need to know about breastfeeding

Everything you need to know about breastfeeding

Every woman who breastfed her child has a breastfeeding story. For some, it went beautifully and she had an amazing experience breastfeeding. For others, it did not work at all, sometimes going so horribly wrong that she had an almost traumatic experience because of it. If you are getting information from both sides, it is easy to feel overwhelmed. And that’s why you need this guide.

Here is everything you need to know about breastfeeding, from how to get started to how to ensure you have a great experience with it.
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 Global Breastfeeding Awareness month.

August is Global Breastfeeding Awareness month.

August is Global Breastfeeding Awareness month. It is a period where the world celebrates breastfeeding, encouraging more women to breastfeed for the all-around better development of the child. Global Breastfeeding Awareness was introduced to spread awareness about the importance and need for breastfeeding.

To mark this very important month, we here at Momanda sought to dive deep into the history and significance of Global Breastfeeding Awareness month. Breastfeeding is one of the most effective ways that a mother can nourish her child. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), breast milk is hands down the best nutritional source for infants.
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