Breastfeeding on the Go

Breastfeeding on the Go  ‘My mummy tummy is showing, can anyone see it?’ ‘Of course you pull off now to see what that noise was, I think all those people over there saw my nipple’ ‘Here comes the waiter, is he going to ask me to leave or does he want to take my drink...

Don’t Bite the Boob that Feeds You

Don’t Bite the Boob that Feeds You! Don’t Bite the Boob that Feeds You! “My son bit me last night; I guess it’s time to wean.” “I see teeth coming; you can’t keep breastfeeding can you?” In most cases, Moms will see Baby’s new teeth but won’t feel them; somehow Baby...

Breastfeeding in the Summer Heat

Summer is here and with it, the nice warm weather and you want to be outside enjoying it!  Here are some tips for staying cool while breastfeeding in the summer heat. Choose your location: Find a nice shaded area under a tree, awning or umbrella.  Areas in the shade...

A Newborn’s Stomach

The Newborn’s Stomach I see many new families in the hospital, breastfeeding clinic, and in their homes with my private practice, and I hear many common questions.  One of the recurring themes comes across in statements like “my baby can’t be getting very much” or “my...