chestfeeding

What the heck is chestfeeding and how is it different than breastfeeding?

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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 […]

skin-to-skin

The #1 piece of advice I give to all parents, and it’s the easiest change to make…

Posted 1 CommentPosted in Breastfeeding Tips, Skin To Skin

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 […]