Posts Tagged: Breastfeeding

Tongue-Tie and Breastfeeding

tongue-tie and breastfeeding

Tongue-Tie and Breastfeeding Tongue-tie, also called ankyloglossia, is a condition sometimes present at birth that can have a negative impact on breastfeeding for both the infant and the mother. Ideally, breastfeeding is painless and effective; babies grow and thrive and the mother produces plenty of milk without damage to her breasts. But babies who are… Read more »

Breastfeeding After Cesarean

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Breastfeeding After Cesarean Breastfeeding your baby is one of life’s most precious relationships. While we place a lot of emphasis on the birth (especially since birth can impact the breastfeeding relationship), no doubt, breastfeeding is an act that will take far longer and have lasting health impact for both the mother and her baby. Breastfeeding… Read more »

5 Secrets to Breastfeeding Success

5 Secrets To Breastfeeding Success

5 Secrets to Breastfeeding Success We have all heard about breastfeeding and the benefits it can have for baby. There are posters in hospitals and waiting rooms and WIC offices. Yet when it comes down to actually breastfeeding exclusively for the recommended six months (and six more after solids are started), success rates are low…. Read more »

Newborn Breastfeeding and the 10th Day Growth Spurt

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Newborn Breastfeeding and the 10th Day Growth Spurt Trouble with breastfeeding often starts with the newborn. In fact, the common but often unknown 10th day growth spurt can cause confusion when nursing a newborn. Breastfeeding success has always been an important goal for Birth Boot Camp and breastfeeding education is included in our online and in-person… Read more »

Insufficient Glandular Tissue and Breastfeeding

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Insufficient Glandular Tissue and Breastfeeding We are pleased to bring a guest post to you today from Mellanie Sheppard, IBCLC.  Mellanie is an experienced Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant who stars in our breastfeeding DVD, “Breastfeeding: the Ultimate MRE.”  Mellanie is a wealth of knowledge and we are so excited to have her write about… Read more »