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a night out

I decided to finally go out for the first time sence my son was born. iam fully breast feeding so before i left i made sure i fed my son and made sure

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I thought breastfeeding was a done deal

I knew I was going to breastfeed even before I got pregnant. It was a done deal or so I thought... Then the day came. The hospital i had my baby was great.

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Our Bond

Caiden was born November 18th, 2013. When he was born i had planned on formula feeding, but i soon realized he needed a change. He could never keep anything

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I'll get it right this time...

I was 18 years old when I got pregnant with my first child, my son. I wanted to breastfeed him, but wasn't able to. I was so young and so worn out from

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Back at work and not getting enough pumping

My daughter will be 14 weeks tomorrow. On leave, I was able to have 100oz frozen. She eats 3-4 times a day at daycare, 4 oz each time. (about every 3

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Baby reluctant to to wean

Hello, my baby is 7 and a half maths old and is resolutely not interested in solids. We have very gently been offering her small amounts, but she doesn't

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Pumping with Evenflo pump

I have a five week old baby and I just recently started pumping. My question is, is it normal to only pump one oz of milk per 15-20 minute session? I have

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Bubble under areola during let down

Hi. Although I have been breastfeeding my children (in succession) for nearly 11 years, I've recently experienced something new. When my milk lets down,

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Online Breastfeeding Class

Online Breastfeeding Class : come learn all about breastfeeding with an experienced lactation consultant.

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Breastfeeding questions answered right here by a RN, IBCLC

Breastfeeding Questions: Ask me (a lactation consultant)

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Breastfeeding Interviews, breastfeeding experts, lactation articles

Breastfeeding Interviews Page: lets learn from breastfeeding experts from all over the globe

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lactation consultant in tarrant county, dfw breastfeeding help

Looking for a lactation consultant in tarrant county Texas? I am here to help

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blocked duct after weaning?

I weaned my 2yo four months ago (she is my sixth - all breastfed). For the past two days I have had a painful area in my left breast that feels like mastitis.

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Breastfeeding Resources - where to find help when you need it

Breastfeeding Resources - where to find help when you need it

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Breastfeeding after 2 months of bottle feeding

Hello, my baby is 2 months old now. I did not seem to have enough breast milk the first month since my baby was born at 35 weeks and i had a c-section,

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Gabrielle Hathaway

Gabrielle Hathaway, M.S., IBCLC, Happiest Baby Educator I have been an IBCLC since 2008 and a LLL Leader since 2000. I offer breastfeeding classes and

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Trying to wean 7day old off breast shield

I was told at my first attempt at feeding my daughter that I had Flat nipples and that I needed to use nipple shields to get her to latch. This was 1

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Breast Feeding Baby in NICU

My son was born premature and had to be in the nicu for 2 weeks! I pumped everyday and took him his milk to the hospital! When he was home he had latching

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Reflux, food intolerance and breastfeeding

I was wondering what your thoughts were on food intolerance and reflux. I cut out dairy and caffeine for several days without any noticeable difference.

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breastfeeding bond

6 weeks ago i gave birth too my 5 pound 12.8 ounces babyboy .He was a natrual at latching on right when the nurse put him on me for the one hour skin too

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Definitely wasn't ready for breastfeeding

So, my first son was born a month after I turned 16 and for some reason (probably age and lack of preparation) I was unable to breastfeed. The hospital

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almost gave up on breastfeeding

This is my third baby and the only one I have fully breastfeed. I was totally ready to give up but I was determined to give my child the nutrients he deserved.

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I've heard of a milk bath, but...

My son Owen was just a couple weeks old and I had gotten up from an attempted nap to nurse him. Owen was still getting used to latching on and I was too

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contact Liz Pevytoe RN, IBCLC

Contact Liz Pevytoe RN, IBCLC lactation consultant

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Ask a Lactation Consultant, live breastfeeding advice, online chat breastfeeding

Ask a Lactation Consultant live online chat 7 days a week

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phone consultation, lactation consultant online, breastfeeding chat

Breastfeeding Phone consultation: want to talk live to a lactation consultant? You came to the right place.

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DFW lactation consultants, we are hiring

DFW lactation consultants, we are hiring

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Breastfeeding and Chiropractic Is it safe?

Breastfeeding and chiropractic can it benefit a breastfeeding couplet?

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Breastfeeding with twins : a real moms story

Breastfeeding with twins, an interview with Dr. Kristi Corder

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Lactation Consultant Software how mobile lactation consultant can help you

Lactation Consultant Software : how mobile lactation consultant can help your private practice

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Breastfeeding Clinic serving Dallas Fort Worth clients

Breastfeeding clinic in Southlake Texas serving the DFW metroplex

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Online Childbirth Class giveaway

I'm giving away 2 FREE passes to ONLINE CHILDBIRTH CLASS : http://thirty-one10.com/motherhood/childbirth-classes-comfort-home/

Value $150 each.Learn chilbirth preparation class in the comfort of your own home.

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Online Childbirth Class giveawy

I'm giving away 2 FREE passes to ONLINE CHILDBIRTH CLASS : http://thirty-one10.com/motherhood/childbirth-classes-comfort-home/

Value $150 each.Learn chilbirth preparation class in the comfort of your own home.

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Leigh Anne O'Connor, IBCLC, RLC

I have been a La Leche League Leader since 1997 and an IBCLC since 2002. I offer private in-home consultations, phone consultations, prenatal breastfeeding

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Ashley Pickett, IBCLC, CBWE with Int'l Breastfeeding Center and Halton Doula Group

I am a Doula, Lactation Consultant and Certified Babywearing Educator. I have been working with Dr Jack Newman at IBC since 2009 through his Lactation

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Didn't produce enough with last child

I am fixing to have my fourth child. My third is 2 now and just completely quit nursing about 3 months ago. I still seem to produce milk when I squeeze

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Sleepy anyone?

The first couple months after my first child was born was a eye opening experience; to say the least. Between getting up all night and poopy diapers, I

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True story in the eyes of my 3 year old

Every time I start to breast fees my squirmy three month old girl, my three year old always asks me for things such as a blanket, a glass of chocolate

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Love to Breastfeed!

In the beginning, it was rough and a learning experience. I was a first time mother who was prepared at how exhausting motherhood was. I sort of was naive

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Jessica Lang Kosa, PhD, IBCLC

I am an International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) in private practice based in Newton, MA. I offer comprehensive breastfeeding help for

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Felicia Henry, IBCLC

I have been working with breastfeeding families since 1993 and an IBCLC since 2005 & I work with babies/children of all ages plus back to work issues &

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Mother's Milk: The Breastfeeding Connection

Cherie Herron BS,IBCLC, RLC Caring for all your breastfeeding needs at home, hospital or private practice office location. The Four State Missouri, Arkansas,

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MOST HELPFUL LC I SAW!

Liz is the only reason I was able to breastfeed my child who is now nearly 7 months old!! I had gone to the lactation consultants several times at

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Lunchtime Latch : meet with a lactation consultant in DFW

Lunchtime Latch : economical opportunity to meet with a lactation consultant in DFW

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Liz Pevytoe RN, IBCLC Pevytoe Consulting

Liz Pevytoe RN, IBCLC and Pevytoe Consulting

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Schedule a consultation with Liz Pevytoe RN, IBCLC

Schedule a consultation with Liz Pevytoe RN, IBCLC

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Newborn Quotes, Baby Quotes

Newborn Quotes: funny, serious, famous sayings about babies

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how to stop breastfeeding,Weaning from breastfeeding,

how to stop breastfeeding:Weaning your child from the breast : an easy how to.

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Work and breastfeeding, breastfeeding and pumping

Work and breastfeeding how to make breast feeding last after returning to work.

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