When Breastfeeding Fails

MY BREASTFEEDING JOURNEY As a NICU nurse, I always knew that I wanted to breastfeed my babies. It took us about 6 years to conceive our boys, so when I…

Stress Free Bottle Weaning Tips

You snuggle up to your little one and they relax in your arms as they suck back their bottle. It is a comfort to them and to you as well….

Breastfeeding Must Haves for Mom & Baby

Breastfeeding can be such a special experience for moms and babies, but it is important to set yourself up for success! Here are a few of my favourite must-have items…

Engorgement Relief

“My newborn baby just wants to feed all the time”. As a Lactation Consultant, I hear this all the time!  It is true and very normal!  When a baby is…

Top 5 Breastfeeding Must-Haves

Ok Mama’s let’s be real…..breastfeeding is NO JOKE! You would think all you need is a breast and a baby (I mean technically…yes), but that’s just the start. Did you…

Common Latch Issues

Breastfeeding can be so wonderful, and yet so hard! I know I’m not alone in feeling that way and I so wish I had been given a ‘heads up’ that…

How to Manage Biting With Breastfeeding

You become pregnant and get all kinds of unsolicited advice. Become a parent and wow, the advice comes at you from all angles. The grocery store, the internet, at work,…

Is Your Baby Getting Enough?

Most mamas wonder at some point in their breastfeeding journey if they have enough milk for their little one. We often doubt ourselves, over analyze or find inaccurate information somewhere…

How To Perfect Your Latch From Day 1

Congratulations on your pregnancy! And congrats again if you have already welcomed your sweet baby into the world! If you are planning to breastfeed this article is for you! So…

Tips For Successful Breastfeeding

My training as an RN – beginning in 1999 – led me to have a very strict view that “breast is best” – no exceptions. Because of the world view…