One thing will dawn on you after you deliver your baby. (Dawn may not be the right word. Hit you out of nowhere may be a better phrase.): How do I feed this precious thing? You aren’t alone. Our culture is very focused on the birth of a new baby: Where are you delivering? Epidural or nah? are […]
Breastfeeding is just one of the many loops on the wild roller coaster ride that is having a baby.
When it comes to feeding your baby, pediatricians and lactation consultants agree: breast is best. Breast milk gives your baby the most optimal mix of nutrients, proteins, fats, and antibodies to help him grow strong and healthy. But will your breasts ever be the same again?
Bringing your new baby into this world is one of the most exciting things in life, and breastfeeding your little one is an amazing way for you two to connect. But, it is easy to put all of your focus on the new baby and forget your own health. Read on to see how you can take better care of yourself and your teeth while you are breastfeeding.
Whether consuming alcohol while breastfeeding is safe for your child is a lifelong debate. In reality, the safest option to avoid any damage to your newborn or toddler is to avoid drinking alcohol. However, doctors assure that if mommies learn to consume alcohol without making it interfere with their breastfeeding patterns, they can have the occasional drink or two.
I loved breastfeeding. Or, rather, I loved the idea of breastfeeding. Feeling so close to my daughter was wonderful, but at the same time it was very painful and confusing.
In this guide we’re going to share with you the five best positions for breastfeeding. One isn’t better than the rest, but they all ensure both you and baby are comfortable and happy.
We recently held an informative and important teleclass for expectant and new moms, generously sponsored by Lansinoh and presented by Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC) and nationally-renowned breastfeeding expert, Gina Ciagne. Gina covered such topics as preparing for breastfeeding before baby arrives, tips to overcome some of the most common breastfeeding issues – like engorgement and […]