This blog post is courtesy of Laura Lukens, M.Ed. Laura is an Infant Toddler Specialist for 4C of Southern Indiana. It is not easy for any mom to return to work after maternity leave. A breastfeeding mom also wants to make sure that the childcare is familiar with proper handling of breast milk and is comfortable with mom coming in to breastfeed baby when possible. Laura gives some tips to new moms in this piece and also discusses a training that is offered to area childcare providers.
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It has been a while since our last post. The end of September marked the observance of World Milksharing Week. Just to be clear, this promotes donor breast milk and safe donation through an official Milk Bank in order to provide babies with the most important nutrition. This article was written by a passionate breastfeeding Mother and guest blogger, Abby. Thanks, Abby for sharing your passion and information with our readers.
This post gives a father's perspective of the breastfeeding journey he witnessed between his wife and son.
First-time moms, you may have heard others talk about their baby's second night. Many wonder what exactly it is that makes that second night different after baby's arrival into this world. Amanda K. is an LDRP (Labor, Delivery, Recovery, Postpartum) Nurse and in this week's post, Amanda discusses her personal experience with second night syndrome from both a mother's perspective and a Registered Nurse's perspective.
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In this blog post, mom Melissa shares her story on breastfeeding and how ending her breastfeeding journey was difficult. She had to reflect back at all of her successes and realize the amazing gift she was able to provide for her son.
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