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Latching and Positioning Links for Support

When someone tells you that your “latch looks good” …ask yourself these questions. Are you feeling comfortable? Does your baby seem comfortable? Do you hear and see signs of milk moving from your body to baby? There are so many … Continue reading

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MY GRIPE WITH GRIPE WATER

Is your baby gassy? Is your baby crying often? Is your baby spitting up? Does your baby need to be held a lot?? These are all NORMAL things about having an infant and yet in our culture, we have turned … Continue reading

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Sweet Sleep LLLove Notes

Sweet Sleep: Nighttime and Naptime Strategies for the Breastfeeding Family Authors: Diane Wiessinger, Diana West, Linda J. Smith, Teresa Pitman http://store.llli.org/public/profile/876 This book is like a love letter to new parents. It is full of affirmations and support in a … Continue reading

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At-the-Breast Supplementing

Using a feeding tube at the breast to help a baby learn to nurse at the breast can be a helpful tool but also a tricky thing to learn to use. Babies learn how to breastfeed best by being at … Continue reading

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Sleep Books and Fear

What do you think all these SLEEP books have in common? They all have the same advice that goes against basic human BIOLOGY and tell parents to ignore baby over their OWN needs. They all seem to have nice advice … Continue reading

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Depression, Anxiety and Parenting

Depression, Anxiety and Parenting Before a baby or child comes into a family, there is usually much excitement and preparation. Yet, we are never truly prepared for how that change is going to impact us emotionally or physically. For some … Continue reading

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Storms, Emergencies and Power Outages – Breastfeeding/Pumping Quick Links

Here are some informative links on breastfeeding or pumping during emergencies:   La Leche League International Resources for Breastfeeding During Emergencies http://www.llli.org/emergency.html   United States Breastfeeding Committee Breastfeeding and Emergencies http://www.usbreastfeeding.org/Communities/BreastfeedingandEmergencies/tabid/193/Default.aspx   KellyMom My Power Went Out and I Have … Continue reading

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Happy 5th Birthday Z!

Happy 5th Birthday Z! Five is a terrific age to be. I am so happy to now be a mommy to 3 children all “school age” and have loved watching you grow. I want you to know that I have … Continue reading

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Is this SAFE while Breastfeeding?

IS THIS MEDICATION OR HERB SAFE WHILE BREASTFEEDING?? That is one of the most common calls I answer from a nursing parent.  I often remind her of these four basic questions.  I also ask that she inform herself more with … Continue reading

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Low Milk Supply – Quick Links

One of my most common topics I am asked about is milk supply so I thought I’d share some of the usual links and info I share often. I feel that the best way to get milk supply off to … Continue reading

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