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Tips Feb 11, 2019

What to do when it’s time to say goodbye to breast milk

Linda McNamara, RN, BS, IBCLC, CLC Lactation Consultant

If you are able to and you want to, breastfeeding can be one of the most rewarding things a new mom can experience. However, at some point you or your baby will be ready to wean.

Woman Breastfeeding
Tips Jul 17, 2018

Top 5 breastfeeding concerns and how to address them

Linda McNamara, RN, BS, IBCLC, CLC Lactation Consultant

For women who wish to breastfeed and are able, breastfeeding can be one of the most wonderful experiences a mom can have. But as natural as breastfeeding is, it does not always come easily to a new mom or baby.

Woman Helping Breastfeed
Patient Stories Jan 08, 2018

How mindfulness can help breastfeeding moms

Hilary Dickinson Writer

“What did I do wrong?” “Why isn’t my baby normal?” “Am I going to hurt my baby by changing his diaper?” Mothers of babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) are constantly asking themselves questions like these. This stress

Baby with Mother
Tips Aug 02, 2017

Where to find breastfeeding guidance and trusted online resources

Linda McNamara, RN, BS, IBCLC, CLC Lactation Consultant

For moms who choose to and are able to, breastfeeding helps give babies a great start in life. But this seemingly natural task is not always easy — in fact it can be difficult, especially in the beginning when breastfeeding requires a lot of patience and determination.

Mother breastfeeding baby
Tips Apr 22, 2016

Breastfeeding: Practical advice for getting started and being successful

Kimberly Cronsell, MD Pediatrician

Between all the new moms who have been coming to my office lately, and the fact that I just had another little one myself, I’m definitely in new-mom mode.

Mom and Child
Tips Aug 20, 2015

Working moms: What’s your plan to continue breastfeeding?

Linda McNamara, RN, BS, IBCLC, CLC Lactation Consultant

The last several years have seen major strides for working moms who breastfeed. Workplaces are now more supportive of breastfeeding, and the issue has received much more global awareness.

Woman Giving Child Milk
Tips Aug 07, 2015

Pumping breast milk at work: 10 things to remember

Linda McNamara, RN, BS, IBCLC, CLC Lactation Consultant

Returning to the workplace while continuing to breastfeed can be a challenge. First and foremost, it means women will have to pump breast milk to store and then use with a bottle.