How Do You Know if Your Baby is Tongue Tied? 10.06.2011

The term “tongue tied" refers to a tongue that is quite literally “tied” by a frenulum. The frenulum is a (usually) thin, fibrous band...
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Mythbusters: Lots of Breastfeeding Myths! 07.18.2011

These are things that I see or read every day: From my clients, from professionals and websites focusing on newborn issues. Each one of...
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Breastfeeding Help a Phone Call Away 03.02.2011

This young mother called me at the urging of a friend who already knew and trusted me. Breastfeeding was very important to Marissa, but...
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Red Flags When Hiring a Lactation Consultant! 07.23.2010

If you're having trouble breastfeeding, or if you just want to avoid trouble down the road, hiring a lactation consultant can be very helpful....
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Preparing for Breastfeeding: Things you Should Know 10.06.2009

The best preparation for breastfeeding is simply making a firm decision. Research shows that women who commit to breastfeeding while pregnant are more likely...
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Breastfeeding Myth: Cures for Sore Nipples 10.06.2009

It’s no surprise that there are dozens of "cures" out there for sore nipples. In my lactation practice, nipple pain is the most common...
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Breastfeeding Myth: Sore Nipples 09.15.2009

Myth: It’s normal to have sore, cracked nipples the first few weeks of breastfeeding. Breastfeeding is not supposed to hurt! Ever! Think of all the ...
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Ten Reasons to Call a Lactation Consultant 09.03.2009

Breastfeeding should be pleasant for you and your baby! If either one of you is not having a good time, something is not right....
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