Tag: lactation

Breastfeeding: Common discomforts and what to do about them

Breastfeeding: Common discomforts and what to do about them

Breast milk is the best food for your baby. Breast milk gives your baby important nutrients that help him grow healthy and strong. Do not feel dis ...
Breastfeeding myths debunked – part 2

Breastfeeding myths debunked – part 2

1. Your baby needs water too. False: Supplementing with water is not recommended for babies. Breast milk or formula contains all the water a baby n ...
Breastfeeding myths debunked

Breastfeeding myths debunked

Whether you are currently breastfeeding or planning to breastfeed in the future, there are many myths that could lead you toward or away from breastfe ...
Breastfeeding is not easy

Breastfeeding is not easy

It seems like a secret that no one tells first time moms. Info abounds about how good breastfeeding is for your baby so you’ve decided that, since you ...
Breastfeeding chat

Breastfeeding chat

Breastfeeding can be a wonderful experience, but it’s not as easy as it looks. It may be hugely beneficial to your baby, which it is, but there’s plen ...
Are rented breast pumps safe?

Are rented breast pumps safe?

I wrote a post not long ago for nursing moms on types of breast pumps and whether buying or renting was better. Both can be safe and a good option – i ...
Women get help for breastfeeding

Women get help for breastfeeding

The expression “breast is best” is one that we have supported for years. Yesterday’s enactment of the Affordable Care Act provisions will make breastf ...