Du reflux ou pas?

Voici un courriel typique de parents inquiets à propos de « reflux » La mère d’un nourrisson de 4 mois, (7,2 kg) 15lbs 13 oz écrit: « Mon bébé prend des médicaments pour le reflux depuis qu’il a 7 semaines parce qu’il régurgite beaucoup et qu’il s’étouffe lorsqu’il est couché.

Late onset decreased milk supply

From the emails we receive and from the patients we see in our breastfeeding clinic, we believe that “late onset decreased milk supply” is a common problem and is often misdiagnosed as something else, frequently "reflux" and/or allergy to something in the mother's milk.  It’s

Reflux or no Reflux?

A mother of a 4 months old, (7.2 kg) 15 lbs 13 oz, baby writes: “My baby boy is on reflux meds since around 7 weeks of age.  This was done because he spits up a lot and chokes while lying down.  He takes only one

母乳喂养预防婴儿低血糖 (Low Blood Sugar)

There are two measures that should be introduced in hospital practices after birth and whose absence is causing many mothers to stop breastfeeding even though they had originally intended to breastfeed.   婴儿出生后,有两项应该被纳入但医院并没有的临床实践措施。因为缺乏这两项措施导致许多原本打算母乳喂养的母亲停止了母乳喂养她们的宝宝。   First, babies should be skin to skin with their mothers immediately after birth. It is

Who transfers the milk?

The video below is of a baby born at 35 weeks gestation (see a larger and longer version of the video), now 5 weeks old. The mother is breastfeeding and supplementing with a bottle. The video shows that the widely held notion that breastfeeding “tires out the baby”