FAQ’s Breastfeeding: Prepare During Labor and Birth

What are some of the best labor and birthing practices I can do to help breastfeeding? I like to encourage moms giving birth in the hospital to look at all the different options available that will encourage natural labor, birthing and closeness with her baby after birth. The more natural…

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FAQ’s Breastfeeding: Learning About Breastfeeding While Pregnant

Breastfeeding is natural, do I really need to take a breastfeeding class? Yes, breastfeeding is definitely natural, but there is a learning curve to the whole thing. You see in the past we had lots of examples from the women in our lives showing us how to breastfeed. If we…

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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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How To Have A Family Centered C-section

Have you heard of a Family Centered C-section?  While having a natural birth is the most ideal way to help get breastfeeding off to the best start. The fact remains that the C-section rate in this country is extremely high and extremely medical. Current practices do not take into account…

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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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