5 More Mistakes That Make Breastfeeding Hard

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Here are more common mistakes that can make breastfeeding hard! Avoid these and your experience will be much easier!  #6. Thinking breastfeeding is supposed to hurt and nipple pain is a normal In our society where breastfeeding has many myths and misconceptions, it’s easy to think that breastfeeding is supposed to…

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Top 5 Mistakes That Make Breastfeeding Hard And What You Can Do

Below are some common mistakes made when it comes to getting breastfeeding off to a great start. It’s helpful to understand why so many moms have such a difficult time with nursing. I also explain alternative options, so you can create the best possible environment for happy healthy breastfeeding! #1. …

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Paced Bottle Feeding: The Best Way To Bottle Feed A Breastfed Baby

  WHAT IS PACED BOTTLE FEEDING? This is a method of slowing down the flow and time a baby eats with a bottle. At the bottle all a baby needs to do is basically squeeze or compress on the nipple and milk comes quickly flowing out. With breastfeeding, a baby…

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How Do I Help My Baby Get A Good Latch?

This great video show’s several different moms latching their babies onto the breast. I recommend this video to many of my clients. I like how it shows babies latching on with the head tilting slightly back, very wide open mouth, and chin going onto the breast first. This allows the…

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Best Tips to Get Breastfeeding Started Off Right

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The time is coming! Your baby is almost here! You’ve probably heard about making a Birth Plan to guide those helping you through labor and delivery know what’s important to you for your birth experience. If you haven’t thought about a birth plan, I would highly recommend it! There are websites that…

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Breastfeeding Questions Answered on Baby and Toddler Instructions!

I had such a great time on Blythe Lipman’s Radio Show “Baby and Toddler Instructions” recently!           You can find out all about Blythe on her website http://babyinstructions.com/ and http://www.mybestparentingadvice.com/   Have a listen! “Everything You Wanted to Know About Breastfeeding!”   http://bit.ly/1k5rwZ5 (Toginet: Takes a few minutes to download)  …

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EVENT: Listen and Call in with Your Breastfeeding Questions!

Join me this Wednesday May 28th, 2013 at 11:00 AM EST  as I join Blythe Lipman on her Toginet Radio show Baby and Toddler Instructions! We’ll be discussing all the in’s and out’s of breastfeeding. I would love for you to call in and ask all those burning breastfeeding questions…

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How to Handle Hearing Breastfeeding Horror Stories

Congratulations you’re pregnant!! So you start sharing your great news with everyone. They are so excited for you and can’t wait to meet your new bundle of joy! Then they start in with the horror stories that breastfeeding is going to hurt, and you’re probably going to have breastfeeding problems.  Unfortunately…

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What Do I Need To Buy To Get Ready For Breastfeeding?

By now you have probably perused through the baby isle or gone to a couple of those BIG baby chain stores. Oh My! Feeling a little overwhelmed with your choices?! I know I was! Does this tiny little bundle of joy really need ALL this stuff? Those chain stores will…

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Why Call A Private Practice IBCLC While Still In The Hospital?

“Why would I call an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) after I’ve had my baby in the hospital?” “Isn’t there a Lactation Consultant in the hospital to help me with breastfeeding?” These are excellent questions to ask! It is so essential to inform yourself of your options. I encourage you…

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