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Mixed Feelings About Extended Breastfeeding
Extended breastfeeding can be a challenging physical and emotional experience, even for those who believe in it on principle. If you nurse your toddler, or are considering extended breastfeeding, you may relate to my mixed feelings as my daughter approaches the two-year mark as an active nurser.
Mommy Breastfeeds Our Baby -- Book Review
Mommy Breastfeeds Our Baby is a lovely little children's book. Best for an older sister (but could be read for an older brother) it describes the benefits of breastfeeding in a way children can understand and shows breastfeeding in varied and tasteful locations and positions.
More Breastfeeding Myths
Five More Breastfeeding Myths -- Can you answer true or false correctly for all 5?
More Milk Plus -- Product Review
Nursing mothers ask me all the time if More Milk Plus really works. So I tried out the capsules as well as the alcohol-based and alcohol-free tinctures. Here's what I learned...
Mother's Milk Tea Review
A review of Mother's Milk Tea by Traditional Medicinals -- a common herbal tea for nursing mother's wanting to increase low milk supply or simply maintain healthy supply. How to use it and my thoughts on the key question -- does it work?
Newborn Feeding Cues - Licking and Looking
The "licking and looking" feeding cue is an overlooked signal newborns provide to signal they are ready to breastfeed.
Night Nursing and Sleep Deprivation
Night nursing is an area of anxiety for many nursing mothers who are longing for a full night's sleep. Check out these important facts about night nursing. Link to tips on maximizing sleep and night weaning.
Night Nursing Tips to Get More Sleep
Is Night Nursing wearing you out? Hers are some tips on how to maximize sleep for you and your baby as well as some tips on beginning to night wean.
Nursies when the Sun Shines – Book Review
My review of the first ever children's book specifically addressing night weaning by author and mom Katherine Havener.
Nursing a Sick Child
Breastfeeding can be invaluable when your child is ill. Here's a couple things you should know about nursing your sick child.
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