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FDA Calls for More Seafood in Pregnant Women’s Diet

New FDA recommendations could mean big news for pregnant seafood lovers, especially in Louisiana. Last week, the Food and Drug Administration encouraged pregnant women to increase the amount of seafood they eat. According to the FDA, this new advice is based on extensive peer-reviewed science that looks at fish as a whole food, considering the […]

Stressing Over Breastfeeding

CommentsPosted by: Rachel Henry on Jun 12, 2014 in Babies, Breastfeeding, Parenting

Am I making enough milk? Is my baby eating enough? What is the number of diapers per day? Are they wet and dirty or just wet? If my baby sleeps through the night should I wake him to feed or maybe I should get up and pump? Oh no, I slept through the night and […]

Breastfeeding Tips for Moms on the Go

When you’re traveling and pumping breast milk, date each bottle of milk so you know which bottles are the freshest. And when looking for a breast pump, look for one with a battery-powered option to give you better mobility. These tips and more are just a small part of Woman’s Breastfeeding Tips on the Go […]

Getting a “Hold” on Breastfeeding

The following post was written by the Lactation Service Department at Woman’s Hospital. Ask anyone who has ever done yoga. Holding one position for a lengthy period of time can be so taxing that it’s a complete exercise program. Similarly, you could probably ask any breastfeeding mom about the aches and pains of holding one […]

10 Tips for Your “Breast” Start

The following post was written by Nicole Fox, childbirth educator and lactation consultant at Woman’s. Let’s just be honest here. As women, we’re often natural worriers, and as moms, we take fretting about our babies to a whole new level. Of course, we’ll eventually tackle breastfeeding concerns about our babies getting proper nutrition, breastfeeding in public […]

Spreading the Word on Breastfeeding Benefits

Breastfeeding is a hot topic for new and expecting moms, and for good reason. Breastfeeding continues to be the healthiest and most nutritious feeding option for both baby and mom. Children’s immunity, development and mother-baby bonding have been tied to breastfeeding, making it one of the most important actions a new mom can take with […]

Debunking the Myths of Breastfeeding

We “moms-to-be” love our research during pregnancy. Our lives literally revolve around our growing bellies and the little ones inside, so we do everything we can to learn as much as possible. We read books. We search for information online. We call our doctors weekly. We download an app. And when all else fails, we […]

The Last Breastfeeding Challenge

You’re starting to feel like a breastfeeding expert. You’ve enjoyed your first skin-to-skin experience with baby at delivery, developed a natural feeding schedule and even perfected the art of latching with your little one. You’re feeling pretty confident, as if your breastfeeding journey is going to be a breeze from here on out. You’re (mostly) […]

Breastfeeding Q&A: Part II

August is National Breastfeeding Month. Every week in August, the Mommy-Go-Round will feature one post on the benefits of breastfeeding and tips to help along the way. Visit Woman’s website to discover all Woman’s Hospital has to offer regarding breastfeeding resources. Still flying under the radar at those mommy group meetings and appointments, too rushed or anxious to […]

Breastfeeding Q&A: Part I

August is National Breastfeeding Month. Every week in August, the Mommy-Go-Round will feature one post on the benefits of breastfeeding and tips to help along the way. Visit Woman’s website to discover all Woman’s Hospital has to offer regarding breastfeeding resources. “Does anyone have any questions?” It’s the dreaded conclusion to class lectures, meetings and appointments […]

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