Tag: breastfeeding & weaning

  • Pain-Free Breasts: Troubleshooting for Mastitis and More
    Pain-Free Breasts: Troubleshooting for Mastitis and More

    As first-time mothers, most women aren’t prepared to deal with particular situations that may arise when breastfeeding. Our lactation counselor offers some quick troubleshooting that could help you if you encounter a sudden lump on your breastfeeding journey. By Lia Segall Pasternak When my first son was born, I didn’t know anything about breastfeeding, except that […]

  • Mental Wellness and Feeding
    Mental Wellness and Feeding

    There are many difficulties and competing things to balance in motherhood. One mom shares her challenges and insights from her breastfeeding journey. By Jana Carlson   As I write this, World Breastfeeding Week is drawing to a close, and I am currently sitting in an empty classroom at work, pumping breastmilk for my 7- month […]

  • Work, Pump, Sleep, Repeat: Tips for Continuing Breastfeeding after Returning to Work
    Work, Pump, Sleep, Repeat: Tips for Continuing Breastfeeding after Returning to Work

    Going back to work at the end of maternity leave need not mean you stop breastfeeding your baby. A little planning and organization can help you and baby ease through the transition.  By Emma McNerlin   Returning to work after having a baby can be a daunting prospect, even for the most career-minded among us. […]

  • Breastfeeding Myths and What’s Real
    Breastfeeding Myths and What’s Real

    Lactation consultant Lia debunks common myths about breastfeeding debunked and tells you what you should know about establishing a healthy milk supply. By Lia Segall Pasternak   As a pregnant or breastfeeding mom, it seems everyone has some advice to impart. Whilst advice comes with good intentions, it isn’t always correct and may not be […]

  • Secondary Lactose Intolerance in the Breastfed Baby
    Secondary Lactose Intolerance in the Breastfed Baby

    How to recognize it and what to do if your baby has secondary lactose intolerance. By Fran Safaie   You’ve probably heard of lactose intolerance before, since, in adults, it’s a reasonably common digestive problem. Known as late-onset lactose intolerance, it occurs when, over a number of years, a person’s body begins to slowly decrease […]

  • Breastfeeding and the Working Mum
    Breastfeeding and the Working Mum

    One working mother shares her top tips to continue breastfeeding long after your maternity leave is over. By Rebecca Buckingham   When I was pregnant with my daughter I didn’t give much thought to how I was going to feed her once I returned to work. I knew I’d try breastfeeding when she was first […]