August 11, 2020

The correct answer is B. You do not want to wipe the breast before latching and breastfeeding. 

Let’s do a breakdown of what we are dealing with here. There are the breasts, which are made up of fatty tissue, nerves, veins, connective tissue, blood vessels, lobules (mam...

May 14, 2020

The answer is B:

Women can indeed breastfeed from only one breast and practice ‘one-sided
breastfeeding’.

One-sided breastfeeding is not uncommon. There are many reasons why a woman
might opt to only breasted from one breast. It could be that an inverted or retracted
nip...

May 6, 2020

The answer is F, All of the above.

To maintain a full milk supply the breast needs to be stimulated and drained often. The pituitary gland in
the brain releases the hormones prolactin and oxytocin. Prolactin tells the breast to make milk. Oxytocin
triggers the alveoli i...

April 29, 2020

The short answer is C.

Women can and often should express colostrum during birth under certain circumstances. The term for expressing colostrum before birth is called Antenatal Milk Expression, or AME.

Hand expression is an incredibly valuable tool. When many mothers th...

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UPCOMING EVENTS:

February 

Monday, Feb. 3 :  

Say It With Your Breast!

Breastfeeding meet up

10 am to 11 am at

Vital Family Chiropractic

Tongue Tie Group Series -  This group will meet each Tuesday in Feb. (4th, 11th, 18th, 25th) from 9:30 am -11:30 am and 12 pm to 2 pm at West U Pediatric Dentistry 

Wednesday, Feb. 12th :

Tummy Time Method Class -

9 am to 10:30 am at Vital Family Chiropractic

 

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