It’s a gift to be present at that moment when a mother meets her baby for the first time. As a IBCLC working in a Birthing Center, I have that privilege on a daily basis. I also have the responsibility of advocating for both mom and baby and providing...Read More: Early Breastfeeding -3 Tips for Success
Before Baby Comes
Category: Before Baby Comes
Expectant moms have more labor choices than ever before. Labor induction is common after 39 weeks, and sometimes sooner if there is a medical reason. At this point in time, over 60% of new mothers choose to have an epidural for pain control. An online search will yield a wide...Read More: 3 Ways Labor Choices Impact Breastfeeding
Yes, breastfeeding is natural, and you might think it should be easy, but for many mothers it’s not. Why do so many new mothers struggle with breastfeeding issues? The truth is, most new moms don’t have the kind of support they really need. As a society, we are still...Read More: Why Is Breastfeeding So Hard?