Recently I heard from two mothers who have returned to work and their babies go all day without taking a bottle of expressed breast milk from the childcare provider! There is no funny smell or taste, so Lipase does not seen to be the problem. Baby seems happy without eating, but both mama and day … More My baby has gone on a bottle strike!
Recently a mother called for advice about weaning. Her baby was approaching his first birthday and mom had achieved her breastfeeding goals. She was calling for advice about the weaning process. A big CONGRATULATIONS! to this mother for achieving what many do not: reaching her breastfeeding goals. Her question inspired me to write about the … More How do I wean?
A good healthcare professional is always on the lookout for new strategies to best meet the needs of the families with we serve. When the good folks with the New Parent Support Program at Laurel Bay, a local military base, invited me almost a year ago to join a training for Teaching Infant Massage I … More The HUG and Teaching Infant Massage… Complementary Modalities