All Blog Posts from New Little Life

All things for you and your new little life! Becoming a parent can be challenging, but you don't have to do it on your own.

- Allison

S1E15 Caroline’s Story | New Little Life Breastfeeding Podcast

Show Notes In this week’s episode, I am joined by Caroline– a military spouse and mom of two boys. She discusses both of her breastfeeding journeys and some of her struggles including food intolerances,…

Read More
Legendairy Milk Cups

Legendairy Milk Cups

Hi everyone! It’s Allison here with New Little Life. I’m a mom of 3 and an IBCLC. I just got the new Legendairy Milk cups in the mail and I’m so excited to talk…

Read More

S1E14 Sarah Soriano’s Story | New Little Life Breastfeeding Podcast

Show Notes In this week’s episode, I am joined by Sarah– a breast cancer survivor, professional dancer, and mom of one. She shares her unique story of how breast cancer affected her breastfeeding journey…

Read More

S1E13 Margaret’s Story | New Little Life Breastfeeding Podcast

Show Notes In this week’s episode, I am joined by Margaret, a mom of three boys and a military wife. We talk about nursing aversion, tandem nursing, latch issues, normalizing breastfeeding among other moms,…

Read More

S1E12 Aimee’s Story | New Little Life Breastfeeding Podcast

Show Notes In this week’s episode, I am joined by Aimee, a money confidence coach and mom of three. Each of her experiences were very different, including breastfeeding as a very young mom, returning…

Read More

S1E11 Crystal’s Story | New Little Life Breastfeeding Podcast

Show Notes In this week’s episode, I am joined by Crystal– a mom of three, breast pumping consultant, and surrogate. She shares her own breastfeeding journeys including low supply issues, her business Save The…

Read More

S1E10 Sarah’s Story | New Little Life Breastfeeding Podcast

Show Notes In this week’s episode, I am joined by Sarah, an infant sleep consultant and mom of two. She talks about her personal experiences breastfeeding which led to her starting her own practice…

Read More

S1E9 Nakelle’s Story | New Little Life Breastfeeding Podcast

Show Notes In this week’s episode, I am joined by Nakelle– a mom of three. She had three wildly different experiences with each of her children. We talk about making the decision to switch…

Read More

S1E8 Kelly’s Story | New Little Life Breastfeeding Podcast

Show Notes In this week’s episode, I am joined by Kelly, a naturopathic doctor and mom of two. We discuss tongue ties, tandem nursing, and some of the science behind breastfeeding. Helpful Links Connect…

Read More

S1E7 Sierra’s Story | New Little Life Breastfeeding Podcast

Show Notes In this week’s episode, I am joined by Sierra– a doula, childbirth educator, and mom to a sweet little girl. We talk about her experiences as an American living in the Netherlands,…

Read More

S1E6 Melissa’s Story | New Little Life Breastfeeding Podcast

Show Notes In this week’s episode, I am joined by Melissa–a mom of two and holistic health coach. In addition to talking about her experiences with both exclusive pumping and feeding at the breast,…

Read More

S1E5 Alexis’ Story | New Little Life Breastfeeding Podcast

Show Notes In this week’s episode, I am joined by Alexis: a licensed naturopathic doctor, lactation consultant, and mom of one due with her 2nd baby any day now. We talk about her breastfeeding…

Read More

Feeding Baby with NO BOTTLE – Avoid Nipple Confusion

If you need to supplement your baby with breast milk or formula, a bottle isn’t your only option. Let’s explore some alternatives to the bottle including cup feeing, syringe feeding and using a supplemental…

Read More

Top 3 Breast Pumps for Stay At Home Moms (SAHM)

There are SO many breast pumps to choose from it can seem very overwhelming for most expecting and breastfeeding mothers. As an IBCLC, nurse, doula, and mom of 3, I love helping other moms…

Read More

S1E4 Keri’s Story | New Little Life Breastfeeding Podcast

Show Notes In today’s episode, I’m joined by Keri: an RN, psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner, and IBCLC. She is a mom to four young kids, including a set of twins! We will be…

Read More

S1E3 Paige’s Story | New Little Life Breastfeeding Podcast

Show Notes Paige is a mom of 3 little boys and a passionate supporter of the VBAC Link. We talk with her in this interview about breastfeeding after c-section, life in the NICU, nipple…

Read More

Can you REALLY pump in ANY position with the Willow Breast Pump?

Can you really pump in ANY position with the Willow breast pump? This is the big question! Wearable breast pumps like the Willow and Elvie are becoming very popular, and while there are many…

Read More
Willow breast pump

7 Reasons You Should Try a Willow Breast Pump

Wearable breast pumps like the Willow are super popular right now with new and expecting moms, and for good reason! The world of breast pumps is really changing and now with most insurances covering…

Read More

Do Lactation Cookies ACTUALLY increase breastmilk supply?

I remember the first time I made lactation cookies and gave one to my husband to try. He loved them and asked if it was a new recipe. When I told them they were…

Read More

Bonding without Feeding – Including your partner while breastfeeding

It’s not uncommon for dads to feel left out in the bonding department when a mother is breastfeeding. All the images of “good dads” we often see involve the partner giving a bottle to…

Read More

Breastfeeding Gift Basket Ideas!

My FAVORITE gift to see at a baby shower is a breastfeeding gift basket! Having a few of the basics can really help a new mother feel supported and ready to start off on…

Read More

Should you BREASTFEED if you’re SICK?

If a mother is sick, is it still safe for her to breastfeed her baby? This question comes up A LOT in Facebook groups and private messages to me, and it’s a good question!…

Read More

The EASIEST DIY Cloth Face Mask Tutorial – Beginner Sewing

This really is the EASIEST face mask tutorial you can find… it only has TWO places to sew! You can find a video tutorial of this pattern at the end of the post, but…

Read More

Easy Face Mask on a Serger – WITH nose wire and filter pocket

*Also includes sewing machine option with no serger I’ve been going crazy on these Face Mask tutorials! This is the 3rd tutorial and the most advanced (and best) option so far. If you want…

Read More