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New Nursing Positions

Since the dawn of time, mothers have been perfecting the art of breastfeeding.  And beautiful art it is!  At its core, breastfeeding is about a relationship between mother and baby, and each relationship is unique.  That includes your nursing positions. … Continue reading

Best Breastfeeding Positions for New Moms with Larger Breasts

Lactation consultant Amy shares which breastfeeding positions work best for new moms with larger breasts. How to achieve a good breastfeeding latch with Amy’s breastfeeding tips. Continue reading

Breastfeeding Advocacy and Awareness for Dads

Dads are joining the fight for better breastfeeding information and tips. Hector Cruz’s If I Could, I Would campaign celebrates a dad’s involvement in breastfeeding. Continue reading

Is breastfeeding after C-section possible and how can I prepare myself for success?

Breastfeeding after C-section may come with a few challenges, but it can certainly be done.  A cesarean is major abdominal surgery, which somewhat limits your mobility and ability to lift your baby, but it should not prevent you from nursing … Continue reading

Jet Setting Mama

Vacation Nursing Essentials by leadingladybras featuring drawstring bags Mulberry drawstring bag, $1,350 Carter’s Embroidered Boa Blanket, Monkey Rockstar, $5   If you are traveling for a big summer vacation, you may have some anxiety over breastfeeding on the go.  As … Continue reading

I am 6 months pregnant. Do you think it is worthwhile to sign up for a breastfeeding class?

I have been teaching prenatal breastfeeding classes for 15 years so, as you can imagine, I am a big proponent of breastfeeding classes! While there is a lot to read about breastfeeding online and in books, it is not a … Continue reading

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