Challenges of birth and the postpartum

Laid-back Nursing

Feeding your baby in the laid-back nursing position

Nursing in the Laid-Back Position When your baby is first born, your birth attendant is likely to place your baby on your chest for some immediate skin-to-skin…

Postpartum Challenges

As a Lactation Consultant and former Midwife and parent myself, I have learned well that the transformation into parenthood is one of the most profound experiences of…

Babies Hearts and Minds

One of the great privileges that I have as a lactation consultant is to spend time meeting and getting to know lots of babies. As I say…

Being Present

Yesterday I taught a newborn care class and I asked the pregnant moms and their partners what kind of parent they wanted to be. They all answered…