nipple shield

my ten step process for weaning from the nipple shield

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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 […]


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

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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 […]