Breastmilk Storage Bags

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OnceĀ I started pumping more often, I started producing more milk. I bought a few breastmilk storage bags for easy storage and transport of breast milk.

After doing a lot of research, I learned that it is not really necessary to only use the same brand of storage bags as that of the pump. It is OK to use a brand of storage bags that is different from the brand of your breast pump, as long as you are not planning on pumping directly into the bags.

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How did I choose the right bottle for my baby?

There are almost 25 different brands of baby bottles available in the market, and it can be quite daunting to choose the best one for our baby. Some of the major manufacturers of baby bottles are Philips AVENT , Dr. Brown’s, Playtex, Evenflo, NUK, The First Years, Munchkin, Nuby, etc. My choice in bottles was based on a few simple factors that I have explained below. I have used Medela, Philips, and Nuby and here are my experiences.

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Breastfeeding – the first few days!

After almost 15 hours of labor (and more than 18 hours of waiting for labor to start!), my adorable baby boy was born mid-August in 2013 in a hospital in Pennsylvania at around 3pm on a Thursday afternoon. The doctor immediately placed him on my chest for the “golden hour” of bonding between the three of us – my husband, me and the baby. And I was in love.

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