How Can a Lactation Consultant Help Me?

How Can a Lactation Consultant Help Me?

Have you typed that question into Google yet? If you haven’t, I’m going to guess you fall into one of these three categories: You think working with a lactation consultant will be awkward.  I get it. I won’t lie to you. Almost ten years ago I had my first baby,...
5 Ways To Wake Up A Newborn Baby For A Feed

5 Ways To Wake Up A Newborn Baby For A Feed

Have you heard the advice, “Never wake a sleeping baby”? Well, this depends on what you’re waking them up for. Waking up your newborn to feed is actually recommended. Your newborn is peacefully sleeping – finally! All too soon the two hour mark comes up and your...
How To Avoid Baby Spit Up

How To Avoid Baby Spit Up

Changing your baby’s clothes multiple times a day, changing your own shirt, too, and worrying your little one isn’t getting enough milk – baby spit up isn’t fun! It can also be very anxiety inducing. So, why do babies spit up and when should you be worried? Why Do...
What Could Be Behind Your Drop In Breastmilk Supply?

What Could Be Behind Your Drop In Breastmilk Supply?

If you’re breastfeeding, it can be tough to judge whether your baby is getting enough breastmilk. It can be completely normal for a breastfeeding mama to have a drop in breastmilk supply. So, what are the signs your baby isn’t getting enough milk during feedings, and...
What Breastfeeding Moms Should Know About Mastitis

What Breastfeeding Moms Should Know About Mastitis

Mastitis is an infection that is caused by blocked milk ducts in breastfeeding women. It can be really uncomfortable, and usually requires antibiotics to treat. According to the American Academy of Family Physicians, this condition affects around 10% of moms in the...