Allyson Wessells, PT, MPT, IBCLC Breastfeeding is visual, breastfeeding is movement, but probably more than anything, breastfeeding is confidence! We see it daily in the families that call on us as lactation consultants to help them through basic to complex challenges. The look on a parent’s face is confidence as they discover how to holdContinue reading “Breastfeeding is Confidence!”
It’s been a busy month (virtually) celebrating all the Breastfeeding Weeks of August! Here’s a recap:
Many movements are required to coordinate breastfeeding and we check them all!
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”
Local Resources: La Leche League Ohio monthly support groups throughout Central Ohio Black Lactation Circle WIC Information POEM – Maternal Mental Health Resources Women’s Health Physical Therapists: OSU, Mt Carmel Health, OhioHealth Help Me Grow-Franklin County