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...

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...

April 23, 2020

So, when does a woman’s body begin producing milk for her baby?

The correct answer is: B, “16 weeks gestation.”
 

This is around the time when the body begins producing colostrum. And yes, colostrum
is milk! This is what gives women who deliver babies prematurely the abi...

February 4, 2020

I work with a lot of newly expanded families. When a baby arrives, the entire dynamic shifts. Husbands and wives must navigate the changing relationships and mother/father dynamic. ‘Parents” become “grandparents” and everyone is trying to get their footing while figuri...

January 31, 2020

Colostrum changes into mature milk. #colostrum #funfactfriday #breastfeedingfacts

January 24, 2020

Colostrum changes into mature milk. #colostrum #funfactfriday #breastfeedingfacts

April 12, 2019

Colostrum changes into mature milk. #colostrum #funfactfriday #breastfeedingfacts

April 5, 2019

Although pacifiers can interfere with breastfeeding, many parents feel the need to use them to prevent SIDS. Breastfeeding greatly reduces SIDS! #breastfeeding #sids #soslactation

February 22, 2019

Breastmilk is the gift that keeps on giving. I was fortunate enough to be able to donate to the Mother Milk Bank of Austin when my girls were babies. A small amount of milk goes a long way for a small baby. #dontaingbreastmilk #breastmilk #everydropcounts

February 1, 2019

Extreme measures for rapid weight loss is not good for mother or baby. Protect your milk supply! #milksupply #caloricintake #breastfeeding

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