Is my baby tongue tied? We get many questions regarding tongue tie and breastfeeding. So, what is tongue tie anyways? Tongue tie is when a baby’s tongue has limited mobility because the frenulum (connective tissue under the tongue attached to the floor of the mouth) restricts the tongue movement. This restricted movement can cause problems… Read More Is my baby tongue tied?
Everett, WA – January 24th, 2017 – Pacific Wellness & Lactation, a clinic that provides breastfeeding support and perinatal medical care offers FREE breastfeeding drop in group. The drop in group is hosted by an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), the gold standard in breastfeeding and lactation support. Use of the infant scale and… Read More Press Release: Breastfeeding Drop in Group FREE every Wednesday from 1:00pm to 2:30pm!
Frequent nursing is normal, even beyond those early newborn days. Find out what Lactation Consultants and health care providers have to say about those frequent feeds in the article by Kellymom.com http://kellymom.com/hot-topics/frequent-nursing/ Keep feeding those babies 🙂
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
Are you a laid back kinda momma? Do you tend to stray from the mainstream? Then this position might be just for you. It’s called laid back nursing or biological nurturing and instead of a specific position, this nursing style can vary from mom to mom. A key component of this position is mom being… Read More August Position of the Month: Laid Back Nursing
Picture this lovely scene with me. I’m sitting out on my back deck, the one that took my husband the entire 9 months of my pregnancy to build, feeding my little babe. The sun is out, there’s a gentle breeze. I’m probably gazing lovingly into my little beans mesmerizing blue eyes. I’m sure we are… Read More Biting: When babies attack
Just the tip is never enough! Today the topic is latch, and no, just the tip is never enough and leads to a shallow latch ;( pain for mom and poor milk transfer for baby. The two most common phrases we hear working in lactation and breastfeeding support include “no milk” and “sore nipples.” Now,… Read More Ouch! Is this supposed to Hurt?