Is Breast Always Best?

Lactation Lessons From An Expert Updated April 22nd 2022 What does “breast is best” really mean? And is it true? I recently sat down to be interviewed by Megan Pearson at The Fertile at 40 Podcast to talk all things lactation. Megan and I quickly discovered that we shared many similarities in our breastfeeding journeys.Continue reading “Is Breast Always Best?”

4 Signs Your Baby’s Latch Might Not Be Ideal

Updated December 7th 2021 How are you supposed to know if your baby has a good latch when the most common thing you hear about breastfeeding is that it can hurt? While it’s common to hear this because yes, some people do have painful experiences, breastfeeding should not hurt. There should never be a time whereContinue reading “4 Signs Your Baby’s Latch Might Not Be Ideal”

5 Tips to Boost Your Milk Supply

Updated October 29th 2021 Are you catching yourself comparing what you produce to someone else online? ⁣⁣Social media is filled with with images of collection bottles filled to the caps and bags upon bags upon bags of frozen milk. It’s no wonder you’re comparing yourself and feeling bad. ⁣⁣Most of what you see is eitherContinue reading “5 Tips to Boost Your Milk Supply”

Five Signs Your Baby Has A Good Latch

Updated September 21st 2021 How are you supposed to know if your baby has a good latch when the most common thing you hear about breastfeeding is that it can hurt? While it’s common to hear this because yes, some people do have painful experiences, breastfeeding should not hurt. There should never be a timeContinue reading “Five Signs Your Baby Has A Good Latch”

A Breastfeeding Specialist’s Guide to Packing Your Hospital Bag

Updated March 30th 2022 When I was pregnant and it came time to pack my hospital bag, I really wasn’t sure what to bring. I was delivering my baby at our midwife clinic. They had a beautiful birthing suite there that included a fridge for drinks and snacks. I knew I needed a diaper andContinue reading “A Breastfeeding Specialist’s Guide to Packing Your Hospital Bag”

4 tips for plugged ducts

It can be common to hear about someone who experienced a plugged duct (sometimes called a clogged duct) while breastfeeding but what does that actually mean? And what do you do if you find yourself with a plugged duct? Before jumping right to what to do, it’s important to understand a little more about breastContinue reading “4 tips for plugged ducts”

3 tips to get a better latch, NOW!

Updated July 26th 2021 I’ll start by saying there is tons of information online that references “a good latch”. The hospital staff might have said to you “he has a good latch”. The new parent blog you read said “Be sure to get a good latch”. You see posts on Instagram that say “A goodContinue reading “3 tips to get a better latch, NOW!”

4 Ways to Help Your Distracted Baby Feed Better

updated October 16th 2021 Your baby has been nursing well for the past 12-15 weeks when suddenly,  you notice your baby becoming more distracted when they are nursing. Every sound seems to catch their attention, the dog walks by or someone new comes into the room. All of these events will cause your baby toContinue reading “4 Ways to Help Your Distracted Baby Feed Better”