Tag: Bumps & Babies

  • 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 […]

  • All Pain Is Not Suffering
    All Pain Is Not Suffering

    Labour pain is often demonized, but in truth, it is purposeful and does not inevitably lead to suffering if women are given empowerment and support. By Fran Safaie Working with expectant families in Bangkok as a birth doula, HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator and BAMBI volunteer, I hear a lot about pain and suffering. When discussing birth […]

  • What Exactly Is a Doula?
    What Exactly Is a Doula?

    Doula…what a funny word. What does it mean? What do they do? A BAMBI mom and resident doula explains to those of us who have never heard the word what this professional actually does for expecting mothers and why you should consider having one. By Rasee Govindani, certified doula   ​I have always had a hard […]