The answer is a giant YES! Wake that baby up. It’s not always convenient or pleasant; however, with feeding, you’ll occasionally need to wake a sleeping baby, no matter what your mom or grandma tells you.[Read more…] about Should I wake a Sleeping Baby?
I hate to burst your bubble, but there is no precise answer to “what is a normal breastfeeding length?” There are a variety of different reasons why a baby’s feeding length may differ. Just like we sometimes need a drink, a snack, a meal, or a feast, baby can be the same way. As you may have noticed from my other blog posts, each breastfeeding experience is different, and so is every mom and her supply.[Read more…] about Breastfeeding Feeding Lengths: What’s Normal?
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
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