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May 17, 2017

Baby registry suggestion lists are long and exhaustive. It is easy for new parents to become overwhelmed with the sheer variety and number of baby items on the market. The feeding aisle alone contains hundreds of items! It is hard to decipher what is needed, and what i...

May 14, 2017

This is another answer to SOS Lactation's famous and informative breastfeeding quizzes!

A short list of questions pregnant parents should ask on a hospital tour to get them off to the best breastfeeding start.

This may come as a surprise to many but the correct answer is C. Women who choose homebirths are  driven by safety, just like the vast majority of women who choose to birth in the hospital.  According to one study that used an online survey that sampled 160 women who p...

April 26, 2017

4. Formula Supplementation

A woman’s breast are not fully developed at the birth of her baby. There are many physical changes that occur after the baby is born to ensure a woman will have a healthy milk supply. These changes happen with stimulation to the breast (prefer...

April 23, 2017

3. Breast and nipple pain

The horror stories of breastfeeding through sore and cracked nipples stick in the minds of new mothers. Many moms grit their teeth and clench their jaws as they breastfeed their newborn. They suffer while impatiently waiting for their nipples t...

April 15, 2017

2. You are pumping with a newborn

In the United States most women work outside of the home. This includes mothers. I have met countless mothers who plan on breastfeeding while at home and pumping when at work so the baby can continue to be breastmilk fed while they are...

April 6, 2017

1. Using a nipple shield

It is hard for mothers (particular first time new mothers) to figure out all of the ends and outs of parenting a baby, not to mention breastfeeding. Many women struggle with breastfeeding in the beginning, chalking up warning signs to typical br...

March 22, 2017

Nice Breasts

People pay thousands of dollars and suffer through as many hours of pain and recovery to be happy with their bodies. Whether it’s under a bench press or under anesthesia, women put a lot of work in to remain comfortable in their own skin. So it seems logica...

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Welcome to the SOS Lactation Blog!

 

SOS Lactation was founded to provide families with immediate, quality breastfeeding support. Unfortunately, many mothers are filled with all sorts of well meaning, but inaccurate information. At SOS Lactation you can rely on accurate, evidence-based information to assist you on your breastfeeding journey.

If you are located in the Houston, TX area and would like to schedule a same day            in-person breastfeeding consultation, click here.      

 

Happy breastfeeding! 

 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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