Kiinde Twist Review

Kiinde Twist Review | iheartmomlife.com

I am not sure why it has taken me so long to put together a review for the Kiinde system but I am going to fix that right now.  The Kiinde Twist is a “universal direct-pump breast milk collection, storage and feeding system.” The idea is that you can pump directly into the bags, freeze those and then when it is time for your little one to eat you just pop the pouch into the bottle holder, pop the nipple on and you are good to go.  You can recycle the pouches (yay for recycling!) and then you are only left with the holder, the nipple and the cap to wash.  Wait, did you catch that?  At the end of all of this you only have three things to wash! Read More…

How I Built My Breastmilk Freezer Stash

Freezer Stash - How I Got to 500oz Before Returning to Work. Including my step-by-step routine and the products I used. |iheartmomlife.com

Going back to work after having a baby is tough.  For a breastfeeding mommy knowing that you have to pump enough today so your baby has enough to eat tomorrow is even tougher.  Sound stressful?  It can be, especially if you are a type-A worrier like me. So what is a working, breastfeeding mother to do?  Enter the “freezer stash.”  This is a stockpile of frozen milk that gives you that all important buffer/sanity-saver just in case your output one day is less than what you need.  But how do you go about building a freezer stash?  There are lots of different ways, some harder than others. In this post I am going share what worked for me with baby #1 and then the changes I made for baby #2. Read More…