When it hurts to breastfeed Part 2

Breast or nipple pain in a breastfeeding mother is never normal nor should it be dismissed as insignificant or not worth looking into. Breast and nipple pain have a cause – most frequently related to the way the baby latches on to the breast –...

La prise de sein asymétrique

Un changement en allaitement que beaucoup ignorent.   Il y a un changement dans la façon d'allaiter qui aurait dû avoir lieu il y a bien longtemps. Un changement vers l'asymétrie. Une prise du sein asymétrique. Savoir comment parvenir à cette prise de sein asymétrique est primordial...

When it hurts to breastfeed Part 1

Sore nipples are the problem we see most commonly in our clinic, neck and neck with the “baby not getting enough from the breast”, though, of course, unfortunately, the two problems often co-exist.   Sore nipples can almost always be prevented or if they do occur, they...

Is My Baby Getting Enough Milk? (Part 2)

Our approach to increasing the baby’s intake of breastmilk when the baby is not getting as much as we would like is based on four principles:   1. When breastfeeding goes well it is easy and pleasant for the mother and the baby. When breastfeeding is not...

Is my baby getting enough milk? (Part 1)

Why would a baby not be getting enough breastmilk?  Almost always, the most important reason is that the baby is not latched on as well as he could be.  If the baby is not latched on well, he does not stimulate the breast as well...