We’re continuing our series to help guide new breastfeeding moms through important milestones during that first year. In this episode, we’ll focus on what typically happens to your breastfeeding relationship during months 2 through 6.
Just when you think you’ve got this whole “breastfeeding thing” worked out, your little one decided to go on strike. So, why is your babe no longer interested in the boob? We’ve got some helpful tips to get him back on track!
Tongue and lip ties are present in about 10-15% of the population. If your baby is diagnosed with these issues, should you get treatment? What are your options and what does the recovery process look like?
Need a nutritious pick-me-up food to help you conquer your busy day? Food plays an important role in your overall breastfeeding experience. Learn more about the nutrients needed to maintain your milk supply, as well as possible supplements to help with your daily diet.
We know there are many benefits to extended breastfeeding. However, breastfeeding an infant or toddler can look drastically different than nursing a new baby. Hear what our moms say about what their breastfeeding routines look like with their older children.
You and your baby are off to a great start with breastfeeding- and then all of the sudden you think your milk supply is starting to decrease. Is that really the case? How much milk does your baby need and how can you overcome challenges such as growth spurts and distractions?
While we don’t consider the act of breastfeeding to be sexual, there’s no doubt breastfeeding can have an impact on your sex life. Considering all the hormones racing through your body, how is your drive to have sex impacted? What factors contribute to these changes?
If your baby is having a hard time latching, he may need a nipple shield to help get breastfeeding off to a good start. And even though nipple shields can help, there are definite pros and cons to using them. What’s the correct way to use them? And when should you perhaps try other alternatives?