What’s normal? Are you experiencing painful or sore nipples while breastfeeding? Learn what’s normal and not normal and how to relieve nipple pain and discomfort.Read More
How do you know if your baby has a good latch at the breast? Check these 4 key elements of a good latch to enure pain-free nursing, good milk supply, and more.
Are you worried you’re not producing enough breast milk for your baby? If so, you’re in good company. Not being able to produce enough milk is a common concern among breastfeeding moms. But experts say only about five percent of women actually have a low breast milk supply. So in all likelihood, your body can produce enough milk. You just need to help it along a bit.Read More
Having trouble getting baby to take a bottle? Relax—this is a common problem new moms face. Most babies take time getting used to the newness and feel of a bottle. It’s important to stay calm and tell yourself this too shall pass—because it may take some time, but you’ll get through it!Read More
Going back to work after maternity leave can bring on a lot of mixed feelings. On the one hand, you may be eager to get out of the house and get back to your job; on the other, you’re going to miss your little nugget like crazy. Add to that your worries about balancing your life as a working mom, your baby’s childcare schedule, and countless other things, and it’s no wonder many mamas find going back to work to be incredibly stressful.Read More
Recently, a Tinyhood Mom wrote into one of our breastfeeding experts, Dana Czuczka, IBCLC, with this message: “All of a sudden, I realized I have a hard lump in my breast. It actually hurts when I touch it! Help! What is this and what should I do?”
Fortunately, Dana was pretty sure she knew exactly what this was: a clogged duct in the breast. Here she shares her steps for dealing with this common breastfeeding issue.Read More