Tag: IBCLC

Breastfeeding & Returning To Work

Lenora and I frequently work with moms having to return to work.  Their concerns are universal — “how do I build a supply” “is this the right pump” “does it fit properly” “how do I store milk”  “what if my workplace is not supportive“. The working mom transition can be incredibly stressful.  My very first tip is to not wait until…

All that Breastmilk … on my shoulder!

“Should I worry about how much my baby is spitting up?” Wet burps, blops on your shoulder, white stains on every shirt, lift baby to cuddle and …splat? Spitting up (usually just a mouth-full) is common and is on the normal spectrum for (most) babies.  Statistically about 40% of babies spit up 2 – 3 times per day.  When it’s your…

What is a Breastfeeding Cafe?

I’ve been getting a few questions about our Breastfeeding Cafe. All positive feedback, but some wanting clarity on exactly what needs we serve best. I think some are confused by the word “cafe”.  The cafe is a support group to be certain.  It comes from a growing concept out there of bringing renewed warmth & sisterhood to the age-old traditional support…