Getting a good latch helps breastfeeding andchestfeeding parents to transfer milk successfully and avoid pain. Knowing when to get lactation support can help you meet your goals.
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!
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.
Handout-infographic: "How to Fix a Painful or Ineffective Latch," designed to help you troubleshoot and overcome common latch issues.
Whether you're a new parent or you're just shopping for one, this blog will walk you through some essentials to have on hand.
If you are experiencing sharp, burning pain in your nipples during or after breastfeeding or chestfeeding
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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