6 Breastfeeding Tips for First Time Moms

Breastfeeding Tips for First Time Moms I wish I had breastfeeding tips to look back onto when I first fed Ian many moons ago. We didn't even have text messaging to text someone for help at 6 a.m. We had books, which you don't feel like looking through at 1 a.m. when...

Early Newborn Feeding Cues

Early newborn feeding cues are key to successful breastfeeding. If you can master these early feeding cues in your new little one, your chances of success are so much higher. There are a few stages of early newborn feeding cues, each increasing until you may have to...

Nipple Pain: Breastfeeding Tips from A Nurse

Nipple pain is a huge reason why women quit breastfeeding. What's unfortunate is the fact that the majority of you will experience it at some point in your journey. For most women, it happens during the first week of breastfeeding and ends about two weeks later. Days...
Breastfeeding Myth Buster: Simple Truths to help you

Breastfeeding Myth Buster: Simple Truths to help you

Breastfeeding myth versus truth. I am so tired of my poor patients saying crazy stuff like, “I don't have milk yet” That is crazy talk for, “I didn't study up before the baby came.”  Now, don't jump away, read and let me know what you...
Breastfeeding after a cesarean section: Six tips

Breastfeeding after a cesarean section: Six tips

Breastfeeding after a cesarean section can be a challenge on the day of birth and for the weeks to come. Tips come in all shapes and size, just like nipples! Everyone and their mama want to tell you what to do. This is where education comes into play. I know I tell...