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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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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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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Welcome to Makana Breastfeeding!

Lactation Consultant Naperville, IL and surrounding areas

Are you: • Pregnant • Breastfeeding your first baby • An expected dad trying to figure out what breastfeeding is all about and how you can help your partner • An experienced mom but this baby breastfeeds completely different than your other babies • Adopting and want to learn how…

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