Breastfeeding is an amazing journey for mom and baby. But, most moms need a little help. This page is full of all of my breastfeeding tips and tricks gathered into one place to make them easier to find. From learning how to prepare to breastfeed, how to clear a clogged duct, to ways to celebrate your breastfeeding journey.
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All my must-have breastfeeding tips and Tricks
to help you succeed
Start here: How to set yourself up for breastfeeding success
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Here are some great additional resources for breastfeeding information.
Locate a local breastfeeding support group – La Leche League USA
Have Aeroflow help you get a FREE breastpump through your insurance! – Aeroflow Breastpumps specializes in helping pregnant and nursing women get their breast pump through insurance. They take care of the entire process, from filing the insurance claim to helping mom choose the right breast pump for her lifestyle and shipping the pump right to her door.
Breastfeeding education resources
“Latch: A Handbook for Breastfeeding with Confidence at Every Stage” by Robin Kaplan M.Ed. IBCLC
Online breastfeeding support groups
Is your medication breastfeeding safe?
These two sites can help you to determine if a medication is safe to take while breastfeeding. Unfortunately, doctors are frequently incorrect when it comes to this. It’s better to check for yourself before you needlessly pump and dump or take a medication that you shouldn’t.
LactMed – Part of the U.S. National Library of Medicine
Infant Risk Center – Part of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. You can also call their hotline M-F 8AM-5PM CT to ask your questions directly. The number is (806) 352- 2519.
still have questions??
Have questions that aren’t answered in the articles above? Send me an email and I’ll be happy to track down the answer if I don’t already know it!