Category Archives: Feeding

7 Benefits of Using a Lactation Aid (and why tubes trump bottles)

Last week, a wonderfully dedicated family pregnant with their first baby came to see me. The mother was worried about her upcoming birth and breastfeeding journey. Just a few years before our visit, she had a breast reduction because of her chronic back pain. The pain was resolved but she realized that it could affect her […]

Why a vacation from nipple pain only hurts more

Nipple pain seems to be the most common challenge breastfeeding families face. Their sweet baby is born, roots around and down to the breast and OUCH! latches on in a way that instantly damages nipples. But at least they’re latching, right?!? The baby’s latch appears to be fine, so the mother must ride it out, […]

Skin to skin: one family’s success story

Today I’d like to tell you an amazing story about a family’s experience with skin to skin care. I saw a lovely family this week, at about 21 hours postpartum, that had concerns from their first child. They thought a visit to the hospital in the first day would help make them feel confident. Also, […]

Solid Foods: Baby’s Next Adventure (without parental anxiety)

Introducing solid foods is the next new feeding adventure for you and your baby! As babies approach their 6-month birthday, parents tend to worry about this next stage in their baby’s development. How can they eat food without teeth? Why did my doctor suggest starting at 4 months, but the world health organization says 6 […]

Rules That Derail Breastfeeding (and how to avoid them)

Follow these rules if you don’t want breastfeeding to work out! It seems like many health care providers rely on rules and protocols to keep their patients healthy. Yet in some circumstances applying rules to something with a natural flow like breastfeeding can do more harm than good. In my practice, I hear all sorts […]

Translate »

BreastFeeding Inc Academy has launched!


Whether you are expecting a baby or already have one, its time to get clear on the things that are important to you about parenting.

The BreastFeeding Inc Academy's "Parenting 101" is the first step in becoming informed so that you can be the best parent you can be.

Great! You'll hear from us soon.


We have an affiliate program you may be interested in!

Awesome! Check your inbox soon for our email regarding this program.

Powered byRapidology

This is a demo store for testing purposes — no orders shall be fulfilled. Dismiss