About

Hi there! I’m Clair, a mom who breastfed for a solid year. I started off exclusively pumping when my daughter was born 8 weeks premature and then I started nursing when she was 3 weeks old. I became obsessed with learning about breastfeeding while I was pregnant and have continued to research and learn new things so that I can help other moms who want to breastfeed their babies.clair

This is a no judgement site, so I support women who choose to exclusively pump, supplement, tandem nurse, extended nursing, and all those other things that involve giving your baby the best milk there is.

I love sharing advice about breastfeeding and hearing from other women about their experience and journey with breast feeding.

My story:

It all started when I began reading a book on attachment parenting while I was pregnant. I was still undecided on breastfeeding or formula feeding. I was leaning more towards breastfeeding because my husband and I were on  a tight budget. After I finished reading the book I was sold on breastfeeding.

So on my next library trip I checked out several books on breastfeeding that explained how to start, common concerns of breastfeeding mothers, problems with breast feeding, positions, etc…. My next step was to order a free breastfeeding cover on the internet. LOL I don’t know why that was the next thing I did. Probably because I’m a very modest person.

So there I was, watching youtube and reading about breastfeeding every day. Well in October 2008 I went for a normal visit to my OBGYN and my blood pressure was through the roof so she admitted me. (insert tears, sobs like a baby) <— that was literally me. So my baby was born a few days later via c-section after 48 hours of labors. My daughter will definitely hear about that when she’s older.

My first question after delivery was when can I start pumping? From all of that research I knew my baby needed the ” liquid gold ” and I was determined to give it to her. So the next morning the lactation consultant/nurse came to the room and helped me get started on the pump. That pump later became my best friend and lead to me filling a deep freezer with frozen breast milk. 

Fast forward several years later, I decided to share what I learned and start Mom’s Make Milk to help other women on their breastfeeding journey.

You can email me at Clair@MomsMakeMilk.com

Find me on Facebook , Twitter , Pinterest or Instagram.

Also if you’re looking for those delicious lactation cookies visit my etsy store.

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3 thoughts on “About

  1. CHELSEA BAKER says:

    I have a bag of oatmeal chocolate chip cookie mix but do not see anywhere what ingredients and instructions on making the cookies. Please provide the information as it was not on the bag

  2. Alexis D. says:

    I just received my brownie mix today but did not receive instructions for the wet ingredients. I’m so excited to try them out, please help!

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