Breastfeeding Pain: What to Expect + When to Seek Help

September 10, 2013

Aching, burning, bleeding, cracking, throbbing, peeling – all words you never want to use to describe your nipples or breasts! Unfortunately, many breastfeeding moms experience some sort of pain as they begin to nourish their baby. Although breastfeeding is one of the most natural things in the whole world, it isn’t always easy. Worst of… Read More

Latch Issues: When A Nipple Shield Can Help

March 7, 2013

Most moms are concerned about latching baby to the breast, and it can be common for moms to struggle at first. However, if you’re experiencing persistent and severe latch problems, it may be time to talk to your Lactation Consultant about the temporary use of a nipple shield. Nipple Shields are intended for moms who… Read More

7 Surprisingly Common Breastfeeding Questions

August 15, 2012

Breastfeeding can bring such joy, but it can also come with its fair share of questions and uncertainty. Having lots of questions is entirely normal, and no mom should ever feel ashamed or embarrassed to ask them. It’s helpful to develop a support system of breastfeeding moms, family and a lactation consultant to go to… Read More