Resources

Local Resources: La Leche League Ohio monthly support groups throughout Central Ohio WIC Information POEM – Maternal Mental Health Resources Women’s Health Physical Therapists: OSU, Mt Carmel Health, OhioHealth Help Me Grow-Franklin County

Travel On and Breastfeed

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”

The Continuum of Breastfeeding Care

I often think about continuums. They are everywhere with many of us falling somewhere in the middle most of the time. There are two breastfeeding continuums that come to mind. First, the desire to breastfeed. For some this is strong and it is going to happen regardless of even the toughest of circumstances in whatever form possible: exclusive breastfeeding, partial breastfeeding, prolongedContinue reading “The Continuum of Breastfeeding Care”

Breastfeeding and Working: Maintaining Supply, Connection and Energy

It is Labor Day in the United States! What better day to talk about working and breastfeeding? We know many are laboring in various ways at home, at workplaces, on the road, in the air, during the day, through the night and we salute you! And, we know that paid leave laws need to beContinue reading “Breastfeeding and Working: Maintaining Supply, Connection and Energy”

Importance of Tummy Time During Busy Times

Allyson Wessells, PT, IBCLC What are motor milestones? When a baby is born, there is much anticipation for the development ahead, particularly motor or movement milestones such as head control, rolling, sitting, reaching, crawling and eventual walking. These common milestones can be hindered or facilitated in the early weeks and months depending on how aContinue reading “Importance of Tummy Time During Busy Times”