Every single day (not an exaggeration) parents ask me about pumping. They want to know how to start pumping, how to schedule pumping for the best results, if they should be pumping every day once baby gets home from the hospital… the works. In the United States over 85% of breastfeeders have pumped their milk […]
Originally posted 2/1/2016; updated 7/12/2020 I have a theory about nipple shield distribution, and it’s based on the large number of families I see who are struggling to ditch the shield. I always ask how the family got the shield in the first place, and the story is usually the same: the nipple shield […]
I always get asked what my favorite books for lactation consultants are, so I’ve decided to make it official for once and for all and provide you lovely folks with a top 10 list (plus a bonus at the end for private practice lactation consultants).
originally posted 2/11/2018- updated 12/12/19 I’m a paper loving girl. If I buy a book, it’s hardcopy. I can’t handle a to-do list app; it’s gotta be written on a slip of paper. Meals for the week? Jotted down and posted on the fridge, not added to the family Google calendar. Since the moment I […]