Breastfeeding

Typically in the first week of life babies breastfeed 8-12 times a day.  If your baby has baby, or any other time, this is a sign that there may be a problem.  Breast feeding should not hurt!! If in the first weeks you are having problems or feel like something is not right, I strongly encourage you to get help. Lactation help is only a phone call or email away.  Please don’t hesitate to let me know during your postpartum period if there is anything I can do to help you on your breastfeeding journey.regained his or her birth weight by two weeks this is a good indication that nursing is going well.  If your nipples or breasts hurt when you nurse your

 

 

Books:

These books are listed under my “Resources” page with more detail if you would like to see what the book looks like or if you would like to link to Amazon.com to purchase them.

  1. Kathleen Huggins, R.N. – “The Nursing Mother’s Companion”
  2. Ina May Gaskin – “Ina May’s Guide to Breastfeeding”
  3. Martha Sears and William Sears, M.D. – “The Breastfeeding Book: Everything You Need to Know About Nursing Your Child from Birth Through Weaning”
  4. La Leche League – “The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding”

 

 

Lactation Support:

 

Sheridan Ross IBCLC, RLC, CLE, CMT, CIMT

Sylvia Boyd IBCLC, PT, LCCE

Christine Vermeersch

408-912-6299

www.healinghandsdoula.com

IN HOME LACTATION SUPPORT!!!

 

 

Good Samaratin Hospital

Blossom Birth Center

  • (650) 321-2326
  • www.blossombirth.org
  • Offering the Services of Michelle Paul-Vogel, IBCLC and Cindy Howard, IBCLC
  • For lactation services and a Breastfeeding Support Group.
  • NOW OFFERING IN HOME LACTATION SUPPORT!!