What is a postpartum doula?
A postpartum doula is a person who helps to support your family after the birth of your baby. They perform practical hands-on support as well as emotional and information support.
How to become a lactation consultant
I get asked all the time, what it takes to become an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC). This post reviews the 3 pathways.
Chestfeeding & breastfeeding facts infographic
Here's a resource I made to outline the facts (without pressure or judgement) about breastfeeding, chestfeeding, and bodyfeeding. It's also LGBTQIA+ inclusive. Please share freely if you find it helpful!
Baby feeding log
All the families I work with tend to share some basic questions around feeding and look for reassurance that their baby is getting enough to eat. So I collected all my normal answers and advice into a feeding and diaper log sheet that gives some simple guidance for the weeks after birth.
Postpartum depression, anxiety, and OCD
Postpartum depression, anxiety, and OCD are increasing concerns during the global pandemic, with over 1 in 3 parents affected. I've created an infographic to help raise awareness around this issue with families and providers.
How to treat colic
the different approaches to treating colic, including natural remedies, behavioral interventions, and medical treatments.
Overactive letdown and oversupply
Overactive letdown and oversupply are two related but distinct issues that can occur during breastfeeding or chestfeeding. Read all about how to tell them apart and what you can do right now to try and resolve your issues.
12 ways to increase your milk supply
One of the most common concerns among breastfeeding or chestfeeding parents is how to increase their milk supply. While it may seem overwhelming at first, there are many things you can do to boost your milk production.
Why taking a breastfeeding class is essential!
A breastfeeding class can provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to breastfeed or chestfeed successfully. Here are some of the most important things you will learn:
How to prepare for breastfeeding or chestfeeding
Preparing for breastfeeding or chestfeeding prenatally can help set you up for success and make the transition to breastfeeding smoother for both you and your baby.
How to feed without a breastfeeding pillow
There are lots of reasons not to use a breastfeeding pillow. Here are a bunch of practical ways to breastfeed or chestfeed without a pillow in many locations both at home and in public.
Free breastfeeding, chestfeeding, & pumping log.
Download this printable baby feeding log when you sign up for my newsletter. Helps with tracking how many diapers per day and how many feedings per day your baby has in the first days and weeks. The chart also features daily notes and reminders about what to expect from weight gain, feedings, temperament, and eliminations. Read more about the resource here.
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