ALLAITEMENT ET MALADIE CHEZ LA MÈRE (1ère PARTIE)

Il est souvent recommandé aux mères d’interrompre l’allaitement si elles sont malades, que ce soit d’une maladie aigüe ou chronique. En fait, Il semble que toute maladie chez la mère soit prise comme une opportunité de « permettre aux mères l’arrêt de l’allaitement » au...

Domperidone

Domperidone can be very useful to increase the mother’s milk supply and, more importantly, milk flow from the mother to the baby.   An important point: If all mothers had the best start with breastfeeding, from the very start, having as few interventions as is reasonable during labour...

Allaitement et prise de médicaments chez la mère

Voici l’une des questions les plus courantes que je reçois: “On m’a prescrit un traitement x et l’on m’a dit que je ne pouvais pas allaiter. Est-ce vrai?”   La réponse courte est : Presque aucun traitement pris par la mère ne nécessite l’arrêt oul’interruption de l’allaitement....

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 –...