The first holiday season with a new baby is such an exciting time! Everyone can barely wait to meet your new little bundle, and you just can’t wait to show that baby off! While there’s a lot to look forward to, you may also have plenty of concerns about...Read More: Breastfeeding Tips for Surviving the Holidays
Recently I had a visit from a working mother and her beautiful 9-month-old baby girl to discuss weaning. I had previously consulted with KC when her daughter was a newborn, and again at around 3 months of age. It’s always a delight to be able to reconnect with mothers...Read More: Tips to Resolve a Nursing Strike
Babies often get their first tooth between 3 and 6 months of age, although some babies are born with a tooth and others may not teethe until after 6 months. Concerns about breastfeeding and biting often begin long before teeth are present. It’s a good idea to have a...Read More: 5 Tips to Stop Your Breastfeeding Baby From Biting
We first learn to love in our mother’s arms. Breastfeeding should be a loving and joy-filled experience, but all too often breastfeeding is stressful, frustrating or painful. I am passionate about helping mothers find their joy and reach their breastfeeding goals, whatever they may be. Every breastfeeding mom I...Read More: Overcoming Breastfeeding Trauma
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?
Category: Breastfeeding Challenges
After 27 hours of labor and a high forceps delivery (they don’t do those anymore!), my daughter was born. Four hours later the nurse brought my firstborn to my room, bruised and groggy. In spite of my instructions not to feed my baby, she had been given a large...Read More: Why I’m Glad I Didn’t Give Up On Breastfeeding