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How Does Moist Heat Help Breastfeeding?

How Does Moist Heat Help Breastfeeding?

If you’re currently facing a breastfeeding challenge, chances are someone has recommended the benefits of moist heat to help solve your problem. And if you’re currently breastfeeding, chances are you ignored that advice because who has the time or ability to go shirtless for hours every day holding a dripping wet washcloth in place? Or who has the time to take 8+ showers/baths a day when you’ve got a tiny human to feed and a life to live? I invented Rachel’s Remedy to make moist-heat/cooling relief hands free and easy for breastfeeding moms, but before I could leave my job as...

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Why Breastfeeding Moms Need Rachel's Remedy Breastfeeding Relief Packs

Why Breastfeeding Moms Need Rachel's Remedy Breastfeeding Relief Packs

As a company that developed a completely unique and innovative breastfeeding product to help nursing moms increase their milk supply, breastfeed more comfortably and meet their breastfeeding goals, there are two questions people ask us all the time: How do Rachel’s Remedy Breastfeeding Relief Packs help increase milk supply and relieve and prevent common breastfeeding problems? What is unique about Rachel’s Remedy Breastfeeding Relief Packs, and why should I choose Rachel’s Remedy over another breastfeeding hot/cold pack or home remedy? These are both great questions, and the answers are important for you to understand when making a choice about what...

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Yeast Infections & Thrush

Yeast Infections & Thrush

Breastfeeding women can develop a yeast infection in their breast which can be passed back and forth between mom and baby. It’s called thrush when it occurs in the mouth and a yeast infection when it occurs in the breast. Candida, also called yeast, is a fungus that occurs naturally in the mucous membranes and on the skin. An overgrowth of yeast can cause an infection. Don’t let a yeast infection go untreated, as both mom and baby must be treated to prevent reinfection.  Yeast infections may lead to plugged ducts and mastitis. Risk factors for yeast infections: Antibiotics (causes...

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How to Prevent and Relieve Clogged Milk Ducts

How to Prevent and Relieve Clogged Milk Ducts

Clogged milk ducts are painful and can make breastfeeding so much more challenging. Once you have a clogged duct, your chances of getting another increases if you aren’t careful. Worst of all, a clogged duct can lead to mastitis if not properly treated. Unfortunately, clogged ducts are very common. The whole idea for Rachel’s Remedy actually began with a clogged duct! (Buy Rachel's Remedy Breastfeeding Relief Packs here) We’ve been through it before, and we’ve done the research on how to identify and treat them so that you don’t have to. Read on for a better understanding of what clogged...

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Baby Bites: How to stop your baby from biting during breastfeeding.

Baby Bites: How to stop your baby from biting during breastfeeding.

We know, we know, OUCH. We really do feel your pain! We’ve been through it and we can help. When you’re breastfeeding and your baby is biting, nothing about it feels like a “baby” bite. It feels more like your nipple is caught in a car door and the rest of your body is about 100 feet away. You want to keep breastfeeding but don’t want the baby bites, so what can you do? Fortunately, all babies, no matter how old, can learn to stop biting. Biting is temporary so stick with it, mamas. Most babies try biting during the...

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