I received this via email today and thought I would share. If you need information when the InfantRisk Center is closed another resource is www.safefetus.com.
Dr. Hale’s InfantRisk Center is now open.
Dr. Thomas Hale is a Health Advisory Council Member of LLLI. Dr. Hale is the author of the book Medications and Mothers [...]
A few months ago, I wrote about my experience flying on United airlines.
Now WestJet has made the news by harassing a breastfeeding customer.
“[The flight attendant] came up and said quietly, ‘You know, some men find the sight of a bare breast quite offensive. Can I offer you a blanket to cover up with?” [...]
A couple weeks ago, I wrote about how I was recovering from the flu and tandem nursing my almost 4 year old daughter & 3 month old son so they wouldn’t get sick. I wondered if my kids would get this awful flu.
Well, it’s been 2 1/2 weeks since I got sick and while [...]
Whenever I talk about my breastfeeding experience, it typically begins with, "I never though I would be doing…" Today, that sentence is completed with "tandem nursing my almost 4 year old and my 3 month old."
As with most of my wacky decisions, this one started with me simply being open to the idea and [...]
There is so much misinformation out there about breastfeeding. Below are the myths that I hear most often from my peers and family.
Myth: You have to toughen your nipples to prepare them for breastfeeding. Reality: This is false and possibly painful! A woman’s body is perfectly suited to breastfeed a baby with zero preparation. [...]
Note: I wrote this in Fall 2005. My son was born 10 days ago and breastfeeding has been a breeze in comparison to what I went through breastfeeding my daughter, K. I share this information because I want women with inverted nipples to know that it is absolutely possibly to exclusively breastfeed your child.