If you want to pump to increase breastmilk production and maximize the amount of milk you can make, you need a good quality breast pump and you need to know how to use it correctly. What is the best way to use a breast pump to get the most benefit?...Read More: Pump to Increase Breastmilk
Month: July 2015
Nothing creates anxiety like the sound of your baby’s cry. Parenting advice on how to reduce crying is abundant, and can be very confusing. Crying increases at about two weeks of age, peaks at about 6 weeks, and decreases by about 3 months. Experts tell us a baby cries...Read More: 3 Tips to Reduce Crying
The most common inquiry I receive is a concern about low milk supply. Nothing cuts a new mother to the core like feelings of insecurity about her milk supply. When you can’t see how much milk your baby is getting, it can be difficult to know if it is...Read More: Low Milk Supply
Reflux is common in babies. Reflux is the same as spitting up and is not necessarily GERD. Most babies spit up some, and some babies spit up lots. Starting by about 2 weeks and continuing for months, many babies will continue to spit up through their entire first year....Read More: Does My Baby Have Reflux or GERD?
Human milk sharing in the national spotlight due to the return to breastfeeding as the norm for infant feeding in the U.S. News stories about tainted milk sold online have focused attention on the dangers of milk sharing. Human milk sharing has surely existed for much longer than...Read More: The Truth About Milk Sharing
Category: Increasing Breastmilk Supply
Herbs have long been used in many cultures in an effort to boost breastmilk production. Fenugreek seed is one of the most popular of several herbs known as galactogogues. There are countless testimonials from mothers who believe Fenugreek is effective at increasing milk production. However, there are few scientific...Read More: Can Fenugreek Increase Milk Supply?