I think we can all agree; it is the most unjust thing for moms to get sick. It’s difficult being sick as is, but being sick and being a mom? That’s simply unfair.[Read more…] about Mama & Baby: Breastfeeding While Sick
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.
There are many approaches to breastfeeding. There are countless suggestions on how to time feedings, but the most recent studies find that responsive feeding, also known as on-demand feeding, is best for both mother and baby. Responsive feeding is when a baby is fed based on responding to cues rather than a schedule.[Read more…] about Understanding Responsive or On-Demand Feeding
It is difficult to know if baby is getting enough breastmilk when you are exclusively breastfeeding. The average home doesn’t have a way to measure. I know it is really easy to go to the “worst-case scenario” in your head, which when you are breastfeeding, that fear tends to be that you are not making enough milk to feed your baby.[Read more…] about Is your baby getting enough breastmilk?
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
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