Inducing Lactation

A person might wish to induce lactation if:   They are adopting a baby They have a gestational carrier for her biological baby If they are in a relationship with another woman who is pregnant and wishes to help in breastfeeding the baby Another relationship, often transgender, where one...

Breast surgery and breastfeeding (Part 3)

Part 3, evaluation of a breast lump   This article is part 3 of articles which discuss breast surgery done on the breast before the mother has a baby and breast surgery done on the breast at a time when the mother is breastfeeding.   When a breastfeeding mother...

A Little Girl Breastfeeding

It is common to see little children, both girls and boys, especially if they themselves were breastfed, play pretend games where they breastfeed their dolls as well as many other toys, even cars and dinosaurs which are definitely not mammals.   Children learn by doing. Children's play...

Breast Surgery and its effect on breastfeeding (part 2)

There are surgeries that are done on the breasts before a woman has children and can impact her ability to produce milk.   Part 2   Galactocoeles and breast abscess   Blebs/blocked ducts/mastitis and on occasion, abscess, usually occur when the mother has an abundant milk supply but the baby does...

Breastfeeding After Breast Surgery (Part 1)

PART 1 As with surgery in any part of the body, surgery on the breast should be undertaken only if necessary and only if other tests (ultrasound, MRI, for example) or treatment have not been helpful in defining or solving with the problem. Unfortunately, many surgeons, even...

À propos des téterelles

L’utilisation des téterelles a pris des proportions épidémiques en Amérique du Nord et en Europe. Les téterelles sont perçues comme la solution à la plupart des problèmes d’allaitement, des bébés qui ne prennent pas le sein à la douleur aux mamelons, jusqu’à leur utilisation de...