Lactation consults during COVID-19
While COVID-19 case numbers continue to rise, all of Woven's consultswill be continue online for the foreseeable future. Read more abouthow to get the most out of online consults.
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.
Covid safety protocols update
2022 is here and the pandemic continues, though there might be a little light at the end of the tunnel. I am still offering virtual appointments to those who are more comfortable having a visit at home, but am now offering in person appointments as well.
ANPA: Engorgment/latch difficult
Q: "My daughter was born on Sunday & I have to use a nipple shield to nurse her because I have flat nipples. Initially, she latched on great, but I now have engorged breasts..."
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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