Hello friends! Let’s chat about the coronavirus… COVID-19 has not been detected in breastmilk, but antibodies for it have been (human milk is pretty amazing!). Speak to your healthcare provider about breastfeeding if you have been exposed or actively have COVID-19. Continuing to breastfeed or giving baby expressed breastmilk will almost always be the rightContinue reading “COVID-19 & Virtual Lactation Consultations”
The answer is almost always going to be “Yes, continue to breastfeed and offer breastmilk while you and/or baby are sick.” Human milk is amazing! It is constantly changing to meet baby’s needs, which can be especially helpful during cold and flu season. Your milk produces antibiodies as you and baby are exposed to newContinue reading “Breastfeeding during cold and flu season”
So much is changing with our bodies as we go through pregnancy, birth, and the postpartum period. We often need a variety of folks to support us through these changes.
Before having children, we lived lightly and traveled frequently, always eager to get to the next place. Having children naturally changed this, but as we continued to explore and travel across the country to visit family when we could, I was happy to discover how easily breastfeeding fit into the journey. With a sling orContinue reading “Travel On and Breastfeed”
Some years ago, a parent left “business” cards at a La Leche League meeting I was leading, each simply stating: “Thank you for nursing in public. You make it easier for other mommies to do the same. You are setting an amazing example!” These cards sat stacked in a box meeting after meeting. One day,Continue reading “Thanks for Breastfeeding in Public!”