Dr. Jay Gordon on Anderson Cooper’s show about Attachment Parenting
Dr. Jay Gordon discusses the need for breastfeeding and attachment parenting in a healthy child’s development.
Ginseng, Is It Safe for Nursing Mothers?
By Dee Negron One of the herbs nursing women ask about most frequently is ginseng. Many new mothers find themselves stressed out and fatigued. […]
Gisele Bundchen, Nutrition Expert?
Here is my recent article, published in The Huffington Post about breastfeeding. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jay-gordon/gisele-bundchen-nutrition_b_675130.html A lively discussion is taking place at the bottom of […]
Lactation Risk Categories
By Cheryl Taylor White, CBE There are times when a nursing mom needs to take certain medications. Many physicians are simply not well […]
Look at the Baby, Not the Scale
In the first 24 to 72 hours after birth babies tend to lose about 3-10% of their birth weight and then regain that […]
Mastitis and Plugged Ducts
By Cheryl Taylor, CBE Infections of the breast present themselves typically in two manners. Mastitis is a bacterial infection in the breast, typically […]
Milky Way of Doing Business
AAP leadership and formula companies are all too connected and it’s not in a positive way! Katie Allison Granju’s article “The Milky Way of Doing Business” shares why Dr. Jay wishes that “this greedy, immoral, reprehensible act could be met with criminal charges.”
Mother’s Milk, How to Increase Your Supply
By Cheryl Taylor, CBE When in the course of a happy breastfeeding relationship you notice a supply change, it can cause momentary panic. […]
Nursing in Public (NIP) Tips from Moms
When a mom is new to breastfeeding, the idea of nursing in public can be somewhat daunting. She may have already been exposed […]
The Identification and Treatment of Thrush
The Pitfalls of Supplementing
By Cheryl Taylor, CBE I hear from moms regularly that are planning on using both breastfeeding and bottle feeding. Some of them are […]
The Science of Breastfeeding
I have always enjoyed scanning medical databases for new breastfeeding articles but this collection was gathered by Ginna Wall, MN, IBCLC and Jon […]
Tips for Pumping, Working and Nursing Successfully
“Just One Bottle Won’t Hurt”—or Will It?
By Marsha Walker, RN, IBCLC The gastrointestinal (GI) tract of a normal fetus is sterile. The type of delivery has an effect on the […]
Nursing Through Confusion
By seven weeks, nursing was quite familiar and pain free. I made the decision that it was time to try a bottle experiment.
What I Learned Looking Back
My daughter is eight now. She suffers from allergies; some food and some environmental.
Formula May Have Won Round 1, But I Won The War
I remember seeing a phone number for La Leche League on a pamphlet, but no one ever told me what La Leche League was or how it could help me.
Nursing and Working: My Secrets
I never would have been able to work and nurse my babies if it weren’t for that IBCLC!