Breastfeeding can be difficult enough for many moms, but some aspects of the holiday season can make things even more so if she isn't prepared for them - such as her body's ability to produce breastmilk. Here are several things to keep a keen eye out for (while you're watching for Kris Kringle of course), … Continue reading Six holiday hangups that impact milk supply for breastfeeding moms
Can I drink alcohol and breastfeed?
As the holidays fill our homes and our lives, many new breastfeeding moms everywhere are probably asking – can I drink and breastfeed my baby? Alcohol and breastfeeding have often been seen as oil and water – the two just do not mix. Women for years have been told to “pump and dump” any breastmilk … Continue reading Can I drink alcohol and breastfeed?
7 things to know about your newborn’s first breastfeeding
The first breastfeeding of a newborn is often a magical, yet confusing experience for a new mom. If you are considering breastfeeding your baby, I love that you have stumbled across this blog post. As a doula and breastfeeding counselor, I want to share some of these little understood facts about newborns and their first … Continue reading 7 things to know about your newborn’s first breastfeeding