Are you a working, breastfeeding mom? Pumping while away from your baby is hard work, even when you are provided time and a private space to pump. Check out this article that outlines your protections when it comes to pumping, breastfeeding and work. http://kellymom.com/bf/pumpingmoms/employed-moms/your-rights-as-a-breastfeeding-employee/
Ok moms… we know that you google you and your baby’s symptoms… even though your providers and lactation consultants tell you now to! Well, here are the websites that we recommend you search BEFORE typing into a major search engine. (we also know that the first 20 things that pop up on a major search… Read More Our favorite online resources!
Did you know that as of January 2014 lactation counseling and supplies are a required covered health service. This means that most insurance is required to cover lactation consults without cost sharing! For more information HRSA has guidelines about services covered and the National Women’s Law Center has a Toolkit and a Sample Letter for Lactation Counseling Coverage that can… Read More We’ve got you covered!
The Nurses have been busy! As many of you know, our goal is to transform women’s healthcare, using innovative technology that increases access to quality health information and healthcare providers all in the comfort and privacy of your own home through secure video chat. Breastfeeding is the first preventive health measure a family can take… Read More The Nurses Are In
With the start of football season what better position to talk about this month than the football hold? This position has many benefits and can be a great one to try out for both new breastfeeders as well as experienced mommas. To start, baby is cradled in moms arms along the side of her body… Read More September Position of The Month: Football Hold
Many people envision the first week at home with their newborn as the happiest time in their lives, only to find that it is the most challenging time. Not only is this a transition to life with an infant, it is also a transition to a role change from individuals to parents. Other transitions include… Read More The Wonderful Days after Birth… Right?
What goes in must come out… Right? How do I know my baby is getting enough? This question comes up over and over again, especially in the first week when the signs of a satisfied baby or a good feeding are not yet known by parents nor recognized. At about day 3 after birth your… Read More What Goes In, Must Come Out
So, we would like to start this blog off by telling you that in the US, the law explicitly protects mothers who breastfeed their babies in public. But we can’t, because the sad truth is that not all States have laws that exempt mothers from indecency or nudity violations while breastfeeding. Federal law protects mothers… Read More Breastfeeding In Public… just not where anybody could perhaps see you.
Before delivering my little bundle of joy I was confident and sure that I was going to breastfeed. Everything else with my pregnancy went so well, why would there be any problems with something so “natural”? When Fi didn’t pee or poop according to the numbers on our discharge paperwork, the numbers I was so… Read More Low-Milk Supply: A Case Study
The Struggle is Real: Part 2 … Low Milk Supply in The Later Days Last week the important topic of low milk supply was introduced. We wanted to emphasize something that we mentioned throughout last week’s blog; breastfeeding does not need to stop because of low milk supply! Even if you need to supplement with… Read More The Struggle is Real: Low Milk Supply in the Later Days