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 […]
2021 note to readers This blog post has been getting quite a bit of traffic lately due to a clickbait fake news story from the UK incorrectly reporting that a hospital is forcing their staff to only use “chestfeeding” and “human milk” when speaking to families. The many articles are incorrect and misleading (please do […]
When I work with families, I spend a lot of time customizing a care plan that will best help them meet their infant feeding goals. International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLCs) are trained as health care workers to assess each breastfeeding relationship fully before offering instruction, suggestions, and counseling. Heck, the health information form I […]
Bottle refusal is incredibly hard for breastfeeding parents. Learn how to help your baby take a bottle, and what to do if they won’t.