Many women go back to work or school once maternity leave is over. Just because you’re going back to work doesn’t mean that you have to stop breastfeeding, though many do. In fact, 80% of mothers who return to work full-time wean before the end of the first month back to work. That said, you don’t need to stop if you don’t want to. This post will help you figure out how you can keep breastfeeding even after returning to work or school.[Read more…] about Breastfeeding and Returning to Work or School
Welcome to Prenatal Insights' Breastfeeding Blog. Here you will find a variety of topics to help you throughout your breastfeeding journey. I want you to Breastfeed with Confidence and I am here to help you be a confident mama. Let me be your Breast Friend.
As a mom of twins, I understand the concerns of how to breastfeed two babies. Can I exclusively breastfeed twins? Do you feed them both at the same time? Do you feed one at a time? Do you ever do anything but spend time breastfeeding?
The answer to all of those questions is YES.[Read more…] about Notes from a Twin Mama & Twin Breastfeeding Positions
There are many different positions in which you can feed your baby. Lucky for all of us, there is a great variety to choose from, so if one doesn’t work out, you can always try another. After all, no breastfeeding experience is alike. It’s unique as every mom is to her baby. I’m here to help you through it all.
This post will cover the essential concepts to keep in mind as you figure out the most common breastfeeding positions and then delve into what breastfeeding positions work for you.[Read more…] about Breastfeeding Positions
Your first question is going to be, “what is an IBCLC?” It’s a mouthful of an acronym, but it’s essential to understand in the lactation consultant world.[Read more…] about What An IBCLC Can Do for You
Newborn life is challenging. Often, even the most experienced parents struggle. I created this survival guide to help you have the best first two weeks possible. Let’s dive in.[Read more…] about Survival Guide: Baby’s First Two Weeks
It is recommended to feed your baby on-demand when they start showing signs of hunger. Feeding on-demand helps you meet all of your baby’s needs—hunger, comfort, bonding, and developmental needs. Many are unaware that crying is a late hunger cue.
There are three stages of hunger cues: early, mid, and late.[Read more…] about Learning Baby’s Hunger Cues