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
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
The Struggle is Real: Low Milk Supply It’s what all breastfeeding moms fear: low milk supply. Today’s blog post is the first in the series about Low Milk Supply. So what is low milk supply? Why does it happen, and what can moms do about it? Low milk supply is listed as one of the… Read More The Struggle is Real: Low Milk Supply
When I thought about writing this post, I have to be honest, I kinda dreaded it. Just like I kinda dread the subject. Pumping. Who likes to feel like a milking cow? I know there are exclusive pumpers out there and I mean no offense. As a personal preference I would just much rather breastfeed… Read More Ahh pump it, pump it good. Ahh pump it ppppump it real good.
Let’s talk about colostrum, yup I said it, colostrum. Colostrum is what the first kind of milk a mother produces is called… and it IS milk! Colostrum comes out slowly, in small amounts and is often times thick in consistency. Many moms think that colostrum has little benefit to her baby, but this is far,… Read More Co-los-trum… MILK!