I used to have a toddler-sized t-shirt that said, “Don’t ask me when I’m going to wean.” My mom was old school enough to be truly mystified by this shirt. She asked, “Who would wear that?” I said, “An 18-month old who is still breastfeeding.” Her mouth dropped open. “You mean…they still do that?” Technically, […]
Pregnancy is a major time of preparation for your breasts. Everyone thinks about how the baby is growing, but at the same time you have more development in your breasts during pregnancy than you do during adolescence! About midway through pregnancy, your breasts begin actually making milk.
There come those times when a baby needs to eat and mom is not around. Whether you want to be sure baby can take a bottle or a bottle will be a regular part of your baby’s life, there are some tricks to improve her experience. Babies’ instincts are all wired for feeding at mom’s […]
Every mom worries whether her baby is getting enough milk. We are conscientious and analytical about our life choices. We educate ourselves and look at reviews before we purchase. We set goals and plan ahead, measuring everything. But when it comes down to feeding baby, we have to depend on cues that are not always […]
In short, the answer is yes! Of course, if everything is going fine then maybe not. By fine I mean you are comfortable and baby is gaining great. But if you have any issues, any discomfort, any concerns about how your baby is feeding (including if your baby is feeding well) then having a consult […]
Breastfeeding is a nature’s way, so why would I attend a class? Many things are natural, but we may need some help to get it right. My grandson is about to walk, but he does not quite have it yet. He can stand, he can hold onto something, he can even walk behind a little […]