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Posted on December 16th, 2013 by | 7 views | 1 comments
This article was first published on the San Diego Breastfeeding Center blog on 10/12/12 Breastfeeding During Your Period: When Aunt Flow Comes to Visit   How many of you thought (or hoped) that breastfeeding was going to keep your period away forever (or at least for the time you were breastfeedi...
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This article first was published on the San Diego Breastfeeding Center blog on April 11, 2013  http://sdbfc.com/blog/2013/4/11/why-women-should-attend-a-breastfeeding-support-group-while.html   There are few things that I really focus on when a pregnant mama asks what she should know about breast...
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This article was first published on the San Diego Breastfeeding Center blog on 10/9/13   I hear it all the time.  Mom and partner get home from a much-needed date night to find out that grandma gave their 4-month old two 6oz bottles in 4 hours. Mom picks up her baby from daycare to find out that...
Posted on January 23rd, 2013 by | 1 views | comments
Birthing classes, breastfeeding classes, baby showers, etc.  Everyone wants to be prepared for the arrival of a new baby, especially when it is your first.  But, there is one IMPORTANT point, one DETRIMENTAL point, which most of your class instructors and friends with kids will neglect to tell you. ...
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by Robin Kaplan, M.Ed., IBCLC The type of breastfeeding support you will find at a hospital will vary greatly depending on which part of the United States you live in, whether the hospital is Baby-Friendly, its yearly breastfeeding rates, if they have certified lactation consultants (IBCLCs) on sta...
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by Robin Kaplan, M.Ed., IBCLC Foremilk vs. hindmilk seems to be quite a popular topic among breastfeeding mothers.  If I switch the baby too soon to the other breast, will he get the hindmilk?  How do I ensure that my baby is getting all of the fatty milk that he needs?  Sometimes I feel like too m...
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by Robin Kaplan, M.Ed., IBCLC  Oh, those sweet little newborn hands.  Such a love/hate relationship we breastfeeding mothers have with those hands.  We love to hold and kiss those sweet-smelling hands, yet when it’s time to breastfeed, those annoying little clawing paws won’t get out of the way!  T...
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by Robin Kaplan, M.Ed, IBCLC, RLC When I teach my prenatal breastfeeding classes, I often rate my success as a teacher by how well I am perceived by the significant other who attends the class with the pregnant mom.  If a dad or partner comes up to me and thanks me for the great class, I know that ...