How can you tell if your baby has established good latch?
Does your baby have your entire nipple and about one inch of the areola in their mouth?
After you get the let-down feeling can you hear your baby swallow?
Does your baby follow a "suck, suck, suck, swallow" pattern
Can you see noticeable movement in … [Read More...]
The following steps outline and help explain the general flow of a breastfeeding session.
Position yourself properly. Pillows are generally a must as your arms and back will get sore from trying to maintain the same position while your baby is feeding. Use the pillows behind your back, under your elbows, and on … [Read More...]
When freezing breast milk it is best to do so in amounts of two to four ounces. It will thaw more quickly and you will not waste as much if your baby decides not to be hungry.
Plastic - If you are freezing breastmilk in plastic bottles or liner bags leave about an inch at the top for the milk will expand as it … [Read More...]