Amy's Corner. our lactation consultant answers your questions about nursing.

How can I join in the holiday celebrations while I’m breastfeeding?!

There are so many things to look forward to in the holiday season…time with family and friends, holiday lights displays and shopping til you’re dropping, to name a few. But if you’re nursing, you probably won’t be sipping champagne and … Continue reading

Happy (early) Mother’s Day!

Hi Mom’s and Mom’s-to-be!  I would like to wish all of you a very Happy Mother’s Day.  For some of you this will be your first, which is VERY exciting.  Embrace this special day.  Maybe take some time for yourself … Continue reading

Shop organic today – it’s Earth Day!

Mother Earth Day is April 22. Plant a tree, pack your groceries in reusable shopping bags, and shop organic! I read an article on cleveland.com on Sunday that was titled “Earth Day is like Mother’s Day for Mother Nature” and … Continue reading

How do I deal with unsolicited advice and commentary about breastfeeding my son from family and friends during the holiday?

You will undoubtedly come across someone during your holiday visits who is not as comfortable with your breastfeeding as you would like them to be. Prepare yourself for any less-than-supportive comments that may come your way. Decide ahead of time … Continue reading

TOPICS COVERED:

What are your tips for making the holidays less stressful so I have time for my new baby?

The holidays are stressful for almost all of us, but they can be even more so for a new mom! Routines are anything but normal during the holidays. You have to be sure to take care of yourself and your … Continue reading

TOPICS COVERED:
meet AMY
Submit your own question to be answered.
Please provide us with your name, email address and question, and you may find it as the next featured Q+A on Amy's Corner.
Terms and Conditions.



Search our past Q+A's.
Choose a topic that interests you to view only related Q+A's.

4th of July
academy awards
actress
Alyssa Milano
American Heart Association
anaphylactic shock
Anne Geddes
Ashton Kutcher
babies
baby
baby boy names
baby bump
Baby bumps
Baby Care
Baby Gender
Baby Gifts
baby girl names
Baby Halloween Costumes
baby name
Baby Names
baby news
baby photography
baby pictures
baby schedule
Baby Selfies
Baby Shower
Baby Skin Care
baby sleep schedule
baby talk
Babymoon Destinations
Babymooning
babywearing
benefits of babywearing
benefits of breastfeeding
best breast pump
best breastfeeding positions
best Mothers Day gifts
big sister
birth
birth plan
Biting
bleeding gums
Body Acceptance
Bottle Feeding
bottles
boy names
Bra Fit Tips
Breast Cancer Awareness
breast feeding
breast milk
breast milk movies
Breast Milk Production
breast milk storage
breast pump
breast pump flange
breast pump flanges
breast pumps
Breast Reduction and Breastfeeding
Breastfeeding
Breastfeeding Advice
breastfeeding after c-section
Breastfeeding and Baby's Brain
breastfeeding and babywearing
Breastfeeding and Bonding with Baby
Breastfeeding and Earth Day
Breastfeeding and Exercise
Breastfeeding and Health Care
breastfeeding and medications
Breastfeeding and Ovulating
Breastfeeding and Pregnancy
breastfeeding and pumping
breastfeeding and the working mom
Breastfeeding Benefits
Breastfeeding Classes
breastfeeding diet restrictions
Breastfeeding During the Holidays
Breastfeeding Education
breastfeeding help
Breastfeeding in Public
breastfeeding in sling
breastfeeding issues
breastfeeding latch
breastfeeding latch tips
breastfeeding laws
Breastfeeding Policy
breastfeeding positions
breastfeeding positions lying down
breastfeeding pumping
Breastfeeding Registry
breastfeeding supplies
Breastfeeding Support
Breastfeeding Support Groups
Breastfeeding Tips
breastfeeding tops
bump style
c-section
caesarean section
Caffeine
can pregnant women eat shrimp
cdc
Celebrity
Celebrity Babies
celebrity pregnancies
child.
children
Children's Play
Chris Hemsworth
Christian Bale
Christopher Nolan
cleaning car
Cluster Feeding
colostrum
colostrum benefits
Comfortable Bras
common pregnancy questions
compression tights
crafts
crafts for kids
Creativity
cuddle
cuddling
Cute Babies
cute maternity clothes
dads
Danah Bordner
delivery
dental health
dentist
dietary restrictions
Dinovember
Doutzen Kroes
Drew Barrymore
Elie Saab
Elsa Pataky
Emily blunt
Extended Breastfeeding
Facebook
family
family physician
Family Planning
fashion
Father's Day
fda
Fertility Calendar
fish
fish oil
flanges breast pump
Flying While Pregnant
food allergies
food and drug administration
Foods to Avoid While Breastfeeding
formal maternity dresses
Fussy Baby
Game of Thrones
Game of Thrones HBO
Gender Prediction
Getting Pregnant
Gift Ideas
gifts for mom
girl names
golf
hands on pumping
health benefits of breastfeeding
healthy
Healthy Breakfasts
healthy diet
Healthy Eating
Heart disease
holiday schedule
Holidays
Hollywood
homemade gifts
homemade Mothers Day gift ideas
homemade Mothers Day gifts
hospital
Hospital Bag Checklist
how to breastfeed
how to fall asleep
how to fall asleep fast
how to get rid of stretch marks
how to go to sleep
how to keep car clean
how to sleep better
how to stop breastfeeding
how to stop breastfeeding at night
Illness
Imagination
immune system
In the Media
infant
infants
Jason Goldberg
Jason Wu
john krasinski
Just for Fun
keep my car clean
Kerry Washington
Kids
Kraft Nabisco tournament
Kristen Cavallari
Labor Day
lack of sleep
Lactation Consultant
Latching On
laura silverman
Leading Lady nursing bras
leaking breast milk
leaking breasts
leaking nipples
liquid gold
little one
Losing Baby Weight
Losing Weight After Pregnancy
LPGA
LPGA tour
making mom friends
maternity
maternity clothes
maternity dress
maternity dresses
mercury in fish
mercury levels in fish
Mila Kunis
milk movie
Milk Supply
mom
mom friends
moms
mother
Mother's Day
Mothers Day gift ideas
Mothers Day gifts
Mothers Day ideas
nameberry baby names
nameberry unusual names
National Breastfeeding Month
National Heart Month
Neonatal
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Nesting
new mom
New Years Resolutions
newborn
newborn photography
newborns
NICU
night weaning
nighttime breastfeeding
Nipple Confusion
nipple pain
nipple pumping
Nipple Soreness
nipples
nursing
nursing bra
Nursing Bras
Nursing Fashion
Nursing Mom's Lifestyle
Nursing Positions
Nursing Supplies
Nursing Tank Tops
nursing wardrobe
nutrition
Old Wives Tale Gender Prediction
Olivia Wilde
omega 3
omega 3 fatty acids
oral thrush
organizing car
Oscar awards
Oscars
Ovarian Cancer Awareness
Parental Guidance
parenting
parents
Paula Garces
peanut allergies
peanut allergy
peanut allergy symptoms
photography
physician
Pregnancy
pregnancy announcement
Pregnancy Calendar
pregnancy changes
pregnancy concerns
pregnancy cravings
pregnancy diet
Pregnancy Discrimination
pregnancy fashion
pregnancy gingivitis
pregnancy health
Pregnancy in the work place
Pregnancy Myths
pregnancy nipples
Pregnancy Stretch Marks
pregnancy workouts
pregnant
Pregnant Belly
pregnant celebrities
pregnant women
Preparing to Breastfeed
progesterone
public breastfeeding
Pumping
pumping at work
pumping breast milk
red carpet
red carpet dresses
Returning to Work
Rh negative
safe drugs while breastfeeding
safe medications for breastfeeding
Scarlett Johansson
seafood
Selfie
Sexy Nursing Bras
Shakespeare
Sheryl Sandberg
simon cowell
sleep
sleep schedule
sleep tips
sleeping
soleil moon frye
sound machine
spicy foods
spider veins
spokesmom
Spring Fashion
Storing Breaskmilk
stretch marks
style
Sugar
Sugar substitutes
summer maternity clothes
Thanksgiving Activities
that 70s show
The Cost of Breastfeeding
the golden rule
The History of Breastfeeding
thrush
thrush in adults
thrush in babies
thrush symptoms
thrush treatment
Traveling
Twins
twitter
unique baby boy names
unique baby girl names
unique baby names
Vacations
Vaccines
Valentine's Day
Valentino
varicose veins
varicose veins treatment
volunteer
volunteering
ways to find other new moms
weaning breastfeeding
weaning from breastfeeding
what is colostrum
what is thrush
what medicines can I take while breastfeeding
white noise machine
wirefree nursing bras
World Breastfeeding Week
yeast diaper rash