Breastfeeding Beyond a Year

Breastfeeding Beyond a Year

by Elizabeth Nagle Why you and your baby can benefit from extended feeding While it’s fun starting your baby on solids from six months, some women follow the old wives’ tale of going straight to cow milk when their loved one starts on food, when they really don’t need...
5 Common Breastfeeding Myths Busted

5 Common Breastfeeding Myths Busted

Let’s bust some breastfeeding myths! By Elizabeth Nagle             There’s no doubt about it; breastfeeding is one of the most rewarding and challenging experiences a woman will go through. Everyone seems to have an opinion, and each persons’ is different than the...
How to clear blocked ducts

How to clear blocked ducts

Blocked Ducts or Mastitis? Now that is the most important question. The treatment will vary greatly depending on the answer. Mastitis is a system wide infection requiring urgent medical care and antibiotics. Once under the care of your doctor and the antibiotics have...
Post Partum Thyroiditis: Diagnosis

Post Partum Thyroiditis: Diagnosis

I don’t often like to write about topics I don’t fully understand, particularly when they are medically related. It is for this reason I’m adding a disclaimer upfront to this one: All experiences written below are my own. Mine is not necessarily the...
Thermal Imaging: A “Let Down” Study

Thermal Imaging: A “Let Down” Study

Haven’t you always wondered what breastfeeding would look under thermal imaging? How to dectect a let down? How much milk your baby is really getting? Turns out there’s a research project for that, and it is all about helping you! The Hartmann Human...

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