Nursing Strike

Nursing Strike

Nursing Strike My baby is suddenly refusing the breast If you’ve been breastfeeding your baby for a few weeks, but have now suddenly found yourself in a situation where he is refusing to latch on at the breast, it can be really tempting to feel very distressed and...
Reverse pressure softening

Reverse pressure softening

Reverse Pressure Softening Reverse pressure softening If you happen to get engorged at any point, your nipple and areola area also then become engorged too, this can cause your nipples to flatten, and it’s much harder for your baby to latch at that point because of...
Breastfeeding positions

Breastfeeding positions

Breastfeeding Positions   Comfortable breastfeeding  When I first started working with breast feeding mothers I generally taught principles of positioning, and those principles DO work – and in fact I still talk about those things. However over the last few years...
Alternative feeding methods and SNS

Alternative feeding methods and SNS

Supplemental nursing system Alternative feeding methods – Transcript Many breastfeeding mothers find that at times there may be a need to give a supplement of milk to their baby (MIXED FEEDING)and if that is you, it could be for a number of reasons. It might be that...
Best place for my newborn to sleep

Best place for my newborn to sleep

Best place for my newborn to sleep Where should my baby sleep? – Transcript In many cultures around the world and for many centuries it’s been a very common practice for mothers to be in very close proximity with their babies night and day. And we also see this really...