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10 AWESOME Breastfeeding Facts

10 AWESOME Breastfeeding Facts

1. Breastfeeding helps you get back in shape! The metabolic energy needed to breastfeed ONE baby each day is the same amount you’d use on a 7-mile walk! 2. Good health for Mama AND Baby! It reduces Mom’s risk of breast cancer, as well as…

Lactation Consultation – At Home!

By Welcome Baby Care Shortly after birth, the new mama usually gets some help breastfeeding — from the lactation consultants and nurses at the hospital, from the midwives and LCs at the birth center, or from their midwives and doulas at a home birth. These…

Pumping and the Return to Work

By Doula Jen [separator headline=”h4″ title=”It’s World Breastfeeding Week!”] One of the biggest challenges a nursing mom may face is continued breastfeeding after the return to work. You’re tired, busy, overwhelmed, trying to prove yourself to your boss! And the pump? Kind of a drag.…

Lactation Visit: Pure Joy

By Lactation Counselor,  Lisa Erbes This week, I had an incredible three hour in-home lactation consult with a sweet couple and their 5 day old baby.  This family had gone through 18months of infertility treatments and two devastating pregnancy losses before welcoming Baby T, their…