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Tag: Breastfeeding

“Mom, will you sing to me?” A question that I have heard now for more than 17 years as each day comes to a close. When my boys were babies, I started singing to them every night.  As they grew, it didn’t change, although no longer cradling them in my nursing arms. I began to […]

Yes SHE Can!

So the question that many moms have and also one that many have been given incorrect information. How about alcohol and breastfeeding? I hope this helps explain to moms how it all works! I am an IBCLC and mom to 3 (of course!) breastfed boys who are now 16, 13 and 10 and I love […]

There are times when breastfeeding mothers may encounter a circumstance when they would need to have a scan, normally performed by a Radiologist, in which they would be subject to a radio-contrast agent, also called radio-contrast dye. In the past, these mothers have been told to interrupt breastfeeding for a given amount of time for […]

As many of you well know, it can be undue hardship, to separate from your baby, especially if you do not have care for them already set up. Breastfeeding and Jury Duty comes up every so often and can send a mom into a frenzy of worry. So arm yourself now, should this happen to […]

Many of us Lactation Consultants get emails, calls and questions about this very topic. Many well meaning people out there are offering used breastpumps to mothers, or selling them to mothers. You may be using one yourself. Please read on, so you may get the REAL information about this very thing.  I want to clear […]

Many women take regular medications and many women may get sick where medications are necessary to get them well again. When a mother is breastfeeding she may be told to interrupt breastfeeding, “pump and dump” or stop breastfeeding altogether when medications are introduced. Most of the time, this is completely unnecessary and actually introduces more […]