Most mothers are stressed when they have a new baby. I absolutely remember how tiring it is to be a mother – and especially when you’re a breastfeeding mother. Being tired is on my mind right now, because in the midst of working with a new breastfeeding mother of a six-day-old, she flat-out told me that, “this breastfeeding thing is taking way too much of my time.” I was left flabbergasted and flap-jawed.
Mixed Messages- what do to when everyone is telling you something different?
Choosing your providers with care is the first step to a healthy outcome. They are your first line of defense when making full informed consent decisions about your care or your child’s care.
Not lactating? No Problem!
There are several ways the non-lactating partner can bond with their baby. Read more here.
Tongue-tie is a congenital condition of unknown cause with potentially significant implications. It is the subject of ongoing research and is a hot topic among healthcare providers and lactation consultants. Although there is controversy around the significance of the condition, tongue-tie can negatively impact both infant and the nursing mother.