This week on the podcast, we discuss breastfeeding the newborn baby. How much should a newborn baby breastfeed? Barbara and Barb dive into what is normal and how to tell your breastfed baby is doing well. This is a great episode to share with new mothers and expecting mothers!
Check out Dr. Jack Newman’s video that demonstrates good active nursing with deep chin drops.
Diaper Diary-good resource for keeping track of baby’s diapers.
IV fluids and newborn weight loss study.
Also check out this study published in Clinical Lactation.
This is a picture of Barb’s first son Nolan just after birth after receiving IV fluids for over 36 hours during labor. His looks extremely puffy!
In the News:
This mother was photographed nursing her toddler while using the bathroom in her own home and social media went crazy! Where is the craziest place you have breastfed?
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If you haven’t checked out the iLactate phone app-make sure you do! A must have tool for breastfeeding mothers returning to work!
Have a wonderful day!