breastfeeding resources

  • 5 best tips and resources for plugged ducts

    Breastfeeding is one of the many things I am hugely anticipating with my impending motherhood (due in Feb!).  It is also one of the only things I witnessed up close that kind of scared the crap out of me.  Let's be clear, I witnessed my sister breastfeeding and it was beautiful and inspiring.  Her nasty case of mastitis is what traumatized me (let alone her!) just a tad.  She had a rare and severe version that turned into an abscess and required surgery. A plugged milk duct is a very common breastfeeding obstacle.  To reach our goals and make breastfeeding a pleasurable experience for all, I wanted to gather what the experts say so we can be prepared and overcome this hurdle! ...
  • The most popular breastfeeding books

    I like to be prepared.  I am fourteen weeks pregnant and I want to buff up on my breastfeeding knowledge.  Call me old fashioned, but I love curling up with a book and so rather than gather all my information sitting in front of a computer screen I am looking for the best breastfeeding books out there.  Of course, I sat in front of the computer to research this idea :P  I also asked friends and family to recommend their favourites.  Here is what I have come up with:   The Ultimate Breastfeeding Book of Answers, by Dr. Jack Newman.  My sister went to his clinic in Toronto and is a big fan.     ...

2 Item(s)