Does tongue tie cause breastfeeding problems?

I don’t think there is any doubt that tongue ties cause breastfeeding problems. And the reason is that the key to successful breastfeeding is for the mother to help the baby achieve as good a latch as possible! A good latch results in pain-free breastfeeding...

When the baby does not yet latch on

When a baby does not yet latch on, it can be very distressing for the mother, her partner, for the hospital staff, and for the rest of the family. A baby who does not latch on represents the third most common problem we see in our clinic, not...

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...