Blog 2018-01-23T01:50:32+00:00

When Do I Switch Breasts?

By | January 1st, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Many parents are given time limits regarding switching breasts when they are nursing their baby. Parents are told to nurse from anywhere from 5-30 minutes per breast. Sometimes parents are told not to switch breasts [...]

Breastfeeding Upside Down (Latching the Breastfed Baby)

By | May 16th, 2016|Categories: Breastfeeding education, Breastfeeding issues, latch, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Getting a "good" latch when breastfeeding can feel like such a difficult task!  In the past, lactation consultants used to focus on certain positions like the football hold, the cradle hold, the cross-cradle hold, or [...]

How to Tell if Your Baby is Getting Enough Milk

By | March 13th, 2016|Categories: breastfed poop, Breastfeeding issues, breastmilk supply, IBCLC, Normalizing breastfeeding|Tags: , , |

Aside from preventing nipple pain, telling if a baby is getting enough milk is the most common concern of breastfeeding mothers. In our culture, we hear so many stories of low milk supply that we tend to [...]

Insurance Coverage of IBCLC Care

By | November 13th, 2015|Categories: IBCLC, insurance reimbursement, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

The Affordable Care Act states, "Health insurance plans must provide breastfeeding support, counseling, and equipment for the duration of breastfeeding. These services may be provided before and after birth." The only exceptions to this are state funded [...]

Top 10 Things to Know About Breastfeeding

By | August 26th, 2014|Categories: Breastfeeding education, Breastfeeding issues, breastmilk supply, IBCLC|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Mothers and babies are made to breastfeed. Breastfeeding has endless benefits for both mothers and babies. Babies are born expecting their mother’s milk. Women have breasts so they can make milk and nourish their babies. [...]

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