Timeline of a Breastfed Baby - The Alpha Parent
All babies reach milestones on their own developmental timeline. A multitude of factors influence the rate of each baby’s individual growth such as genetics, form of delivery, gestation at delivery, medical issues, effectiveness of the placenta prior to delivery, and so on. However there is a persistent and understandable demand from first-time mothers for information […]
How does milk production work? • KellyMom.com
To understand how to effectively increase (or decrease) milk supply, we need to look at how milk production works... For the most part, milk production is a "use it or lose it" process. The more often and effectively your baby nurses, the more milk you will make.
5 Essential Needs of a Breastfeeding Mother
Everyone knows that breast milk provides the optimum nutrition for human babies. It is best to exclusively breastfeed babies for the first 6 months of their lives ( a little bit longer if baby is not ready for solids yet) I think everyone knows this by heart, yet the reality is different. Some have a rough start, some don't have enough suppor where as some people are misinformed. Eventually it seems right to give up breastfeeding for some. The proportion of babies breastfed at birth in the…
Breastfeeding Chart - 1001578 - 3B Scientific - VR1557L - Breastfeeding Education - Skaken Baby Models - Ready or Not Tots - Children's Health Education - Parenting Education Models
This colorful anatomical chart illustrates the basic anatomy of human breastfeeding. Important information about breastfeeding, including its benefits, are presented. The anatomy chart is complete with detailed instructions on the use of a breast pump. This thickly laminated anatomical chart is printed on premium glossy (200 g) UV resistant paper. This poster comes also with 2 sided lamination (75 micron). It comes in a convenient poster size 50 x 67 cm (20x26'') and can be written on and…
The Many Uses Of Breast Milk
Not just a nutritious food for your little one, breast milk is a sterile liquid packed with antibodies giving it countless other uses, some of which you may not be aware of. We’ll take a look at some of them here! Eye Infections I remember the first time I inadvertently squirted my baby in the eye with my milk
Those who think that society has "gone too far" in supporting breastfeeding, that mothers who formula feed are demonised and breastfeeding mothers aren't: Show me the women who are losing their jobs for formula feeding. Show me the women who are being kicked out of restaurants, swimming pools, gyms, childcare centres, and airplanes for formula…
Providing Support for Mothers Who Wish to Relactate
By Tom Johnston, CNM, IBCLC Editor's Note: This was first published on Tom Johnston's Facebook Page which seeks to provide breastfeeding information to mothers. He has graciously allowed us to republish it here. The vast majority of women who wean prematurely do so out of fears of inadequate milk supply. New mothers are in an incredibly vulnerable state and tend to blame every hiccup, every cry, and every fussy baby on herself and her milk supply. This often leaves new mothers feeling that…
Lactation Consultation & Education | Breastfeeding Workshops
Birthing, Bonding & Breastfeeding celebrates breastfeeding, birth, and bonding. Providing lactation education, breastfeeding workshops & classes, and postpartum support.