It seems everyone has breastfeeding advice for new moms, but what tips on breastfeeding were the best?
….sleep when your baby sleeps (yes, we know it only works for baby #1)
…or…don’t wait until your baby is starving to nurse,
…or…wean your kids before high school? (Ok—I made that one up!!!)
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Breastfeeding Positions: Get comfy in bed!
Visitor Breastfeeding Tip: Of the breastfeeding positions, side-lying Nursing ROCKS!
A lactation consultant demonstrated this position and it’s made …
Mommy Breastfeeds My Baby Brother
Visitor Breastfeeding Tips: When I was pregnant with my son, I was concerned about how my 2 year old daughter was going to adjust. I wanted to do everything …
Breastfeeding and Good Nutrition
I have breast fed all my little children and I am still nursing my 23 month year old daughter. I learned that nutrition has everything to do with how well …
Fenugreek (Visitor Breastfeeding Tip)
Drink plenty of fenugreek – from day 1 after delivery. 2-3 times a day. Can guarantee you plenty of milk.
Breastfeeding Tip: Seek lots of advice!
Visitor Breastfeeding Tip: The best breastfeeding tip I received from a Breastfeeding 101 class as well as every friend I polled was: Ask lots of people …
Breastfeeding Tip: Don’t Use Formula!
Visitor Breastfeeding Tip:
I was lucky, I got great breastfeeding information even before L was born. The best one – throw out the formula samples …
Don’t Worry about Breastfeeding
Visitor Breastfeeding Tip: I worried about whether I would make enough milk & I also worried whether the baby was eating enough. Maybe you’re worrying …
Nipple Shields: Don’t Be Afraid to Use Them
Visitor Tip: A nipple shield was a God send for me with my first son. My nipples were not drawn out at all (flat in other words) and so he had a hard …
Best Breastfeeding Advice: No Bottles, No Formula!
Visitor Breastfeeding Tip: The best breastfeeding advice I ever received I got from myself! I was so determined to breastfeed my baby that I was very …
Learn to Feed while Lying Down and Get Some Sleep
Visitor Breastfeeding Tip: My biggest breastfeeding tip is to learn to feed while lying down in bed, so that you can get a better night’s sleep.
Best Breastfeeding Tip: Chicken Wings and Cabbage!
Visitor’s Best Breastfeeding Tip : Before my baby was born a friend who was also a trained Doula said to me: ‘All you need to remember is Chicken Wings …
Visitor Breastfeeding Tips: I breastfed three kids and am currently breastfeeding my fourth who is three years old. My advice is not to put your baby …
Your “Time of the Month” and Breastfeeding
Breastfeeding Tips: I noticed after a few months when my menstrual cycle came back, even though it was sporadic it did affect the way I felt about breastfeeding….
Breastfeeding Takes Effort Not rated yet
Visitor Tip: Breastfeeding can be hard and stressful, but mom knows what is right. Once you have decided to breastfeed, don’t quit and keep up the effort….
Breastfeeding From the First Moments…
Visitor Breastfeeding Advice:
Here are My Best Tips:
Bond after Birth – don’t let them take your baby!
Breastfeed WHENEVER the baby wants….
Try and Be Present
Visitor Breastfeeding Tip: Try and be present.
I know it feels like there are more important things you could be doing. Especially when you are tired …
Listen to Your Heart about Breastfeeding
Visitor Breastfeeding Tip : The best tip I have ever heard (from online breastfeeding mommies) is to do what you feel is right for you and your baby….
Breastfeed as Much as You Can
Visitor Breastfeeding Tip: When I delivered my baby , my mother gave me some great advice about breastfeeding, which I want to mention here.
My mother …
Visitor Tip: La Leche League Forums
My name is Mandie, and I’m from Baddeck Nova Scotia.
I think the best tip I ever received was someone referring me to the La Leche League forums. This …
If Baby is Biting (Visitor Breastfeeding Tip)
My daughter recently began biting my nipple while nursing. I know it has a lot to do with teething, but it sure hurts!
A friend saw this happen and …
Don’t worry!!! (Visitor Tip)
If your having a problem with breastfeeding don’t give up – It always gets better – don’t give in keep trying. You’ll see!!!
It will get easier! (Visitor Tip)
That no matter what your problem…it will pass.
You can travel and be away from home and continue with breastfeeding (Visitor Tips) Not rated yet
My first out of the country trip is when my daughter is almost 4 months old. I left her with 240 plus ounces of stored milk in our freezer and brought …
Drink Beer! (Visitor Breastfeeding Tip)
I was having trouble producing milk for breastfeeding, and my friend Stephanie gave me this tip that sounded like an old wives tale…but it worked.
Be Patient! (My Breastfeeding Tip)
Hi, my name is Gina and I live in the Detroit Metro area. Although I am not currently breastfeeding, I did breastfeed my son for the first year of his …
Breastfeeding: Getting through the Beginning
Some of the best advice that I was given was from a nurse in the hospital (who was also a mother of 4)
“If you can get through 9 months of pregnancy,…
Pumping and Eating Oranges
Here is a breastfeeding tip. This is the oddest thing. I have twin boys and need to pump during my lunch hour and run the milk home to the sitter to …
Peaceful face time!
Try to treat breastfeeding as a peaceful and blessedly quiet time, especially if you have more than one child and you have help with the other children …
Breastfeeding with Twins
My name is Kaida and I am from Florida. I had twins , and was determined to breastfeed.
The best tip that I had ever received was from the nurses …
Breast Feeding – THE Best Tip
This is THE best tip and its easy to remember:
Just let him lead the way and don’t get in the way.
First let me say that I was fortunate not to …
Nurse Often and Enjoy!
Making the decision to breastfeed is a huge commitment, but it is not one that does not have many, many rewards and benefits for both you, your spouse …
You can do it!
When my son was born, we had a rough road to start breastfeeding. His lower jaw was significantly smaller than his upper, which made it hard for him to …
Use a Cabbage Leaf for Blocked Duct
My name is Jill; I live in DeKalb, IL. I had a blocked duct when my daughter was a few weeks old, so my nurse midwife suggested that I take a cabbage …
Best Breastfeeding Position
A mother needs to find a comfortable breastfeeding position, sitting up or lying down, whichever is best for her.
The infant’s tummy should be facing …
Often times, mothers worry about the process of giving milk to their babies. A tip I’ve found to be extremely handy concerns the quality of breastfeeding …
The best advice I got was actually from a friend. It is possible to control your lactation so that you can pump and store it for later use.
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