You will probably breastfeed for months, maybe even years, so finding nursing positions that work for you and your baby is an important task. The right position will not only make breastfeeding easier, it will help to avoid sore nipples. There are four basic positions. Some women find one that works and stick with it, […]
Category Archives: Latching, Pumping, and Other Breastfeeding Basics
As natural as breastfeeding is, it isn’t always completely intuitive at first. Here you’ll find helpful tips and tricks to ensure your liquid gold makes it from breast to baby without too much drama.
Even if you are not going back to work, you may still want to invest in a breast pump and learn how to use it. Pumping can be useful to relieve engorgement, to help stimulate milk production and of course to have milk on hand if you need to be away from your baby for […]
Once you and your baby gets the hang of latching on and you are comfortable breastfeeding, you can do it pretty much anywhere, but why not make it as enjoyable as possible? For times when you are breastfeeding at home, consider creating a special space, just for you and baby. Location, Location, Location Any corner […]
Your milk is amazing stuff! Your body makes it just for your baby, it’s designed for your baby’s age and it is by far the best thing for him. Formula is a poor substitute and should only be used if you cannot breastfeed or when medically necessary. Best for Baby Your breast milk contains the […]
How often should I breastfeed my baby? Why is colostrum important? What is hind milk? What if my baby bites me? What can I do about leaking? Why is my baby suddenly breastfeeding so much? I stopped breastfeeding but now I want to start again, how can I relactate? Can I breastfeed if I’ve had […]