Category Archives: Feeding Cues

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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Month By Month Baby Feeding Schedule

The following is a month by month baby feeding schedule chart to be used as a guide for your infants growth. Keep in mind that every baby is different, and will have unique growth patterns, however the below chart can … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding Bling-Breastfeeding Bracelet

I am so excited to introduce and support this fantastic breastfeeding tool that is not only beneficial but stylish too. Best part is that it is tax deductible for you and you get to help design this beautiful piece of … Continue reading

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Reasons for Low Milk Supply: Common Concerns and Questions

The concern of not making enough milk for your baby is a common one. The important thing to determine is whether or not you truly have low milk supply.If your baby is gaining weight without supplementing with any other form of milk, is having at least 6-8 wet diapers, and 3-4 dirty diapers, then you do not have a low milk supply. The behavior of the baby post feed, the weight or sensation of your breasts, the frequency of feeding, the sensation of “let-down”, or how much you pump are not adequate ways of measuring whether or not you have enough breast milk. Your baby’s weight gain and diaper output is the most valid tool to measure. Continue reading

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Is My Baby Getting Enough Breast Milk? Average Baby Weight Gain for Breastfed Infants

This has to be one of the most common questions I get asked by new mothers. “How do I know if my baby is getting enough breast milk?” This can be the most frustrating and the most confusing for new mothers. Here is the average baby weight gain for breastfed infants. Continue reading

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