Circumstances may arise that may cause you to stop breastfeeding. It is not desirable, but some medical treatments require the mother to stop breastfeeding for a period of time. Some mothers find that being separated from their baby has led to decreased breast milk supply despite pumping breast milk. Regardless of the … [Read More...]
A lactation consultant is a health care professional who is knowledgeable, skilled, and experienced in lactation, or breastfeeding. The lactation consultant's primary focus is to provide education, assistance and support to breastfeeding women (1a).
Lactation consultants work in a variety of settings, including … [Read More...]
You and your child will know when it is time to wean from the breast. Here are ten circumstances that may not necessarily be a good reason to wean:
A breastfeeding problem you haven't solved. A mother in the midst of a breastfeeding crisis can genuinely feel as if the situation is hopeless. If you have yet to … [Read More...]