20 Reasons Your Baby Keeps Pulling Off Breast And Relatching

20 Reasons Your Baby Keeps Pulling Off Breast And Relatching

Breastfeeding can be a beautiful bonding experience, but it’s not without its little hiccups. As a breastfeeding counselor and mom of 2 I know that one common situation you might encounter is when your baby keeps pulling off the breast and then relatching. This may happen for a variety of reasons, and understanding why it’s…

Can You Hear Clicking During Breastfeeding? Why? And How Can You Fix It?

Can You Hear Clicking During Breastfeeding? Why? And How Can You Fix It?

As a mom who’s navigated the breastfeeding journey twice, I know the worry that comes with hearing your baby make unexpected sounds during nursing. Both of my babies had episodes of clicking during breastfeeding – one due to tongue tie and the other because of laryngomalacia. Here’s what I want you to know: hearing a…

The 3-Month Breastfeeding Crisis: Growth Spurts and Feeding Challenges

The 3-Month Breastfeeding Crisis: Growth Spurts and Feeding Challenges

The 3-month breastfeeding crisis is a pivotal part of many new mother’s journeys. Did you know that by 6 months old just 24.9% of babies are exclusively breastfed – a large drop from 45.3% exclusively breastfeeding at 3 months old. This startling statistic brings to light an often unspoken journey of countless mothers. As a…

100+ Common Breastfeeding Questions And Answers For Every New Mom

100+ Common Breastfeeding Questions And Answers For Every New Mom

Got breastfeeding questions? As a mom of two children (breastfed for over a year each) and certified breastfeeding counselor, I’ve got answers! In this ultimate list of over 100 common breastfeeding questions and answers, you’ll find knowledge to empower your own journey plus support connecting for more. From production and pumping to health impacts, lifestyle…

Essential Guide to Tongue Tie Breastfeeding: From Signs to Solutions

Essential Guide to Tongue Tie Breastfeeding: From Signs to Solutions

Did you know that tongue tie, aka ankyloglossia, occurs in approximately 10% of newborns, a condition that can significantly hinder breastfeeding? Yet, only a fraction of these cases are promptly diagnosed and treated. As a breastfeeding counselor, I’ve witnessed the growing concern among mothers about tongue tie breastfeeding latch difficulties. This isn’t just clinical data;…

The 5-5-5 Rule Postpartum: Crafting a Restorative Post-Birth Experience

The 5-5-5 Rule Postpartum: Crafting a Restorative Post-Birth Experience

Get ready to embrace the transformative postpartum period with the ‘5-5-5 Rule Postpartum’! In this article, we’ll explore this guiding principle that prioritizes your well-being and recovery in the early postpartum period. Developed by experts, it emphasizes rest, nutrition, and self-care in the first two weeks postpartum. By following the ‘5-5-5 Rule Postpartum Guidelines,’ you’ll…

Whey Protein Powder While Breastfeeding: Pros, Cons and Alternatives

Whey Protein Powder While Breastfeeding: Pros, Cons and Alternatives

Breastfeeding is a game-changer for moms and their little ones, offering top-notch nutrients and some serious bonding time. Now, if you’re thinking about leveling up your nutrition game, using whey protein powder while breastfeeding might just be your ticket. But heads up: they’re not all created equal. If you’re diving into the world of protein…

Laryngomalacia and Breastfeeding: Expert Nursing Tips [2024]

Laryngomalacia and Breastfeeding: Expert Nursing Tips [2024]

Facing the challenges of ‘laryngomalacia and breastfeeding’? You’re about to embark on a journey of empowerment and resilience. Laryngomalacia, the most common cause of noisy breathing in infants, affects nearly 58.80% of babies delivered at term. This condition, arising from a birth defect in the child’s voice box, leads to a softening of the tissues…