nursing for comfort

  • Top 10 Breastfeeding Positions

    This is a guest post written by Suzy Richards. She is a lovely mother of 3 girls (3 years, 4 years and 5) and a simple woman who is ready to share her priceless experience with other mommies around the world. She is an Advanced Practice Provider who passed birth doula and postpartum doula courses at Childbirth International in 2013. Susy is passionate about providing holistic care and is involved in pregnancy research currently publishing her articles concerning pregnancy on site rocketparents.com   Many moms have decided to start breastfeeding again because it is healthier for the baby. However, many new moms are not aware of how to properly hold their newborn. While bottles for breastfed seems to be the norm, breastfeeding...
  • Nursing for comfort

    Is it okay to nurse for comfort?  Nursing for comfort is an obvious yes to me in the first few months of a child's life.  But what about month four, six, nine?  Is it okay to nurse a toddler for comfort?  I am pregnant with my first child.  I look forward to providing nourishment and comfort through breastfeeding, but I worry about the "on demand" relationship. I am an early childhood educator.  I have been trained in child development and there is no doubt to me that children need the comfort of their parents through physical contact.  I also know that children benefit from structure and limits in their life.  It helps them to feel secure in their relationships and in themselves.  The ability...

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