Breastfeeding: Empowering Parents – a New eBook

  Breastfeeding: Empowering Parents, is a brand new eBook as well as a paperback available from Amazon.com or Amazon.ca or other Amazon websites. The book contains real, practical information for women, their partners and health professionals. In its interactive version, it provides links for further reading and for videos which demonstrate the topics...

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To Sleep, perchance to dream

It is the dream of every parent of young babies and toddlers to get some sleep. Endless longing to be able to sleep influences how people feel about breastfeeding since they attribute much of their lack of sleep to breastfeeding.   “Sleep issues” are among the top...

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Starting babies on food

Modern medicine, in a worthwhile desire to avoid problems associated with poor eating habits, has developed rules about the feeding of food to babies that have made eating food a complicated, frightening and a tiresome exercise. These rules are even more complicated when parents must choose...

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Relactation

If you are looking to induce lactation (in order to breastfeed a baby born by surrogate or an adopted baby), rather than to relactate, see this article.   It is possible to start breastfeeding again even after you have stopped for several weeks or months   However, first of all, it...

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So-called Breastmilk Jaundice

See the article on early onset jaundice.   So-called “breastmilk jaundice” is considered abnormal by many physicians, perhaps even the majority of physicians.  Even those who understand that it is usually normal for babies of 3 or 6 weeks of age and even older to have visually...

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One sided feedings or two?

Many mothers are now being advised to feed the baby on one breast at a feeding only.  Though the number who email me about breastfeeding problems varies from day to day, usually, on any given day about 1 in 4 of mothers experiencing breastfeeding problems...

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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...

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