Lactation consultant coverage should be the norm. Infant feeding support should be widely available and fully covered by government-funded health care and employer-funded insurance plans. We aren't quite there, but there ARE options! There are certainly publicly funded clinics that provide physician and
It is important to be aware of potential risks for feeding complications as early as possible. This way, you can be mentally prepared, and have support systems and strategies in place before you encounter possible issues. Unfortunately, Insulin
Many cannabis products are available on the market. They can be used for a variety of reasons, a few of which include anxiety, sleep, chronic pain, and good ol' recreational fun. What happens if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, though?
(feature image by Taylor Magee @thatndgirl) Congrats on your new baby! Enjoy postpartum! See you in 6 weeks! Good luck! You may have heard this after you delivered your baby. And yes, it's true. Typically, your follow-up with your doctor occurs 6
There are so many options for managing labour pain, and for optimizing labour progress! You may be exhausted and tempted to stay in bed, but it is beneficial to get up and work with your body! Utilize your support person to
I have piles of ideas for social media posts and blog entries. I decided to compile them into a series of "5 Random Facts". Stay tuned for more random facts on Labour & Delivery, Prenatal Preparation, Postpartum life, and more!
This collection of information was taken from a series of social media posts on @milkbud.lactation.prenatal from February 2021 Formula is reliable and safe for times when breastfeeding is not going well and support is not feasible or attainable. Formula is also
Finding parental confidence in any form Confession time As a maternal healthcare provider and mom advocate, I am fearful to admit this. My career choices, first as a Labour and Delivery nurse and now as an IBCLC, have definitely not reflected my