From The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding, 8th Edition
- Keep your milk flowing.
- Keep your baby fed.
- Keep your baby close.
What are some ways that you have incorporated these “Three Keeps” into your breastfeeding relationship? Tell us in the comment section below.
The Lactation Connection is having back-to-back sales this month on select clothing items for mom and baby.
- September 3-16: Select baby and children’s clothing, 40% off
- September 17-30: Breastfeeding tops, 25% off
The Lactation Connection is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is located in The Shops at Renown at Renown Regional Medical Center. Private lactation consultations are also offered with our board-certified lactation consultants. Call 982-5210 or visit www.renown.org/TheLactationConnection to make an appointment.
There are many ways Dad can help the nursing process that don’t require milk ducts. Here is a clear list of breastfeeding duties for Dad that you can print out and hand to your partner before the baby comes.
- Learn about breastfeeding. The first step to helping in any situation is understanding what you’re dealing with. Read a breastfeeding book or better yet, go with your wife to a breastfeeding class. Not only will this help you understand the basic terms that are now the center of your wife’s universe (like colostrum, latch, foremilk, and let-down) but it will show your wife how much you care about her …