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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 […]

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 […]

Breastfeeding – Asking for Help Is Key to Success

CommentsPosted by: Laurel Burgos on Aug 14, 2013 in Babies, Breastfeeding

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. Long before my child was even conceived, I knew I wanted to breastfeed, but it wasn’t until […]

Babies Eating Right

The following post is written by Sandi Goebel, Patient Services Manager with Woman’s Hospital. The first year of life is when humans grow the quickest. Most babies double their birth weight by five to six months old and triple it by one year. It is healthy for infants to gain the appropriate weight. Some research has […]

Breastfeeding Turns to Solid Foods

CommentsPosted by: Tamara Palmer on Jul 16, 2013 in Babies, Breastfeeding, Parenting

I want to start this blog off briefly speaking about breastfeeding. I know a lot of moms out there are 100 percent for it and feel that all moms should breastfeed for a minimum of six months. Me personally, I feel that we should leave it up to the mother. I breastfed for the first […]

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 […]

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