Category Archives: Breastfeeding Basics

Jaundice and The Breastfed Baby

You have just been told that your brand new precious baby has jaundice. The word itself can sound scary, and noticing your little one turning from plump and pink, to yellow and mellow can seem even more alarming! The good … Continue reading

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Infant Growth Spurts

Usually right around the baby’s 2-3 week of life I receive a desperate call from a new momma, ” My baby is wanting to eat all the time, I can’t satisfy her, she must be starving and I must have … Continue reading

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Weight Loss in Infants May Be Due To Birth Story: Dr. Jack Newman’s Perspective

One of the main reasons new mother’s are referred to me from their pediatrician is due to increased weight loss after birth. I expect a 7% weight loss, that is normal, and there is no need for intervention.  As long … Continue reading

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How to Latch Your Baby to the Breast in 7 Simple Steps

The most common reason new mothers quit breastfeeding is because of sore nipples, often as a result from a bad latch. I will never forget sitting with my second daughter about 8 years ago,who was just two days old, sobbing … Continue reading

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My Take on the TIME Magazine Cover: Are you Mom Enough?

TIME magazine’s recent publication displays a mother breastfeeding her 3 year old child. The thought process behind the now very controversial cover was to promote the benefits of “Attachment Parenting”, a philosophy founded by Dr. William Sears. What wasn’t expected … Continue reading

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