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Common Breastfeeding Myths
Five Common Breastfeeding Myths -- Can you answer true or false correctly for all 5?
Correcting Lopsided Breasts While Breastfeeding
If you have developed significantly lopsided breasts or uneven milk supply during breastfeeding, it doesn't have to stay that way! For many women, lopsided breasts can be corrected with careful management of milk supply.
Correcting Overactive Letdown
Overactive Letdown of milk while breastfeeding (also known as milk oversupply, overabundance of milk, or forceful milk ejection reflex) is a common occurrence in early breastfeeding. What can be done for those struggling with overactive letdown to correct this challenge?
CoSleeping and Breastfeeding - Safety and Benefits
Discusses issues surrounding cosleeping with your breastfed baby, including safety and benefits. Includes links to safe cosleeping sites and advice from pediatric and behavioral sleep experts.
Cosleeping and Breastfeeding – A Family Choice
Whether to cosleep with your breastfeeding baby is a choice that needs to be made based upon what is right for your baby and family. Here's some things to know and consider when deciding if cosleeping is right for you.
Decongestants and Breastfeeding
Decongestants, designed to dry up mucous in the body, are also known anecdotally to "dry up" milk and can cause noticeable supply issues, even after just one dose. Here's what nursing mother's need to know about this common cold medication.
Dehydration and Breastfeeding
Did you know that an actively breastfeeding baby can stll become dehydrated while ill? I didn't. Benefit from my experience during my daughter's bout with roseola to help avoid this nasty little complication.
Do Breastfed Babies Need Bottles
Breast pumps and bottles are listed as a "must have" on every baby registry these days. But if you plan to breastfeed exclusively, do you need bottles?
Do I Need Breast Pump?
Does every new mother need a breast pump? Explore who needs a breast pump and who does not and how when to buy may be as important as if and what to buy.
Do I Need to Increase My Milk Supply?
Before worrying about *how* to increase milk supply, a common question among nursing mothers, take a moment to stop and determine whether actively increasing supply is really necessary.
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