Breastfeeding is…

…those who navigate the uncertainties involved in early stages of breastfeeding are very likely to come to a place of contentment, simplicity, relaxed feelings about breastfeeding and the holistic health benefits that it promises.

Routine Newborn Appointments May Undermine Breast Feeding

Upon discharge from birth facilities new parents are asked to bring their newborn into a pediatrician’s office several times in the first week postpartum. Bringing the newborn to a medical facility requires the postpartum mother to attend to social standards that are not helpful to the establishment of good breastfeeding technique. Getting dressed in “out … Continue reading Routine Newborn Appointments May Undermine Breast Feeding