What does your OB provider, friends, and parenting magazines mean when they say you should do skin to skin with your baby? What is this new catch phrase and how can it affect you and your baby after birth? How
Great ideas! For reoccurring clogged ducts and blebs, try taking one tablespoon of lethicin daily and reducing saturated fats and excessive sodium. This, along with staying hydrated, will help with the stickiness that can lead to clogs. It will definitely help to take a pain reliever while you work it out. If you can clear the top layer of skin…[Read more]
Getting this group going with some general questions. What’s some of the biggest questions people may have regarding exclusive pumping? How do you go about getting in a regular pumping schedule? What type of pump do you have and did insurance pay for it?
Yes I agree! So many times I physically help a mom latch the baby so I was thinning is using a breast demo, much like Ive seen at the breastfeeding conferences. Secondly, I also rely on a scale but looking at the whole picture will help. Getting a good thorough history of mom and baby. Also I like Jack Newmans approach in watching for long draws…[Read more]
I definitely think there needs to be more lactation resources out there with current and true information. So many moms want to breastfeed and I think many quit due to lack of help or correct information. Plus I believe more and more families are jumping on board breastfeeding or even pinking, which is putting breastfeeding on the upswing again.…[Read more]