Archive for August, 2015

What to expect when weaning

Posted on: August 31st, 2015 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

In the last two blogs, we covered what happens to your breasts as they prepare to nurse for the first time. For today’s blog, we’re going to cover what happens when you stop nursing—a process known as weaning. All children will eventually transition from mother’s milk to solid foods. For some mothers, this may need […]

The amazing inner workings of the breast (part 2)

Posted on: August 28th, 2015 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

In last week’s blog, we talked a little bit about what goes on when your body produces breast milk. Today, we’re going to continue on the topic of the inner workings of the breast, specifically the different stages they go through as your body prepares to nurse. During your first trimester, you might notice that […]

The amazing inner workings of the breast (part 1)

Posted on: August 21st, 2015 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

Now that you’ve embarked on the exciting journey of motherhood, you’re ready to begin nursing your baby. It comes with its ups and downs, but in the background, your breasts are busy at work. Today we’re going to take a look at what’s going on inside your body as it produces nutrition for your baby. […]

Breastfeeding timeline

Posted on: August 14th, 2015 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

August marks Breastfeeding Awareness Month! As you know, Jayhawk Pharmacy believes strongly in the benefits of breastfeeding. For today’s blog, we’re going to talk about the timeline of when things happening in the nursing process, and when to expect them to happen: During pregnancy Your breasts will enlarge and even leak a little as they […]