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Family-Centered Cesarean:  A podcast interview with Robin Elise Weiss

Have you heard about a new trend in cesarean birth?  It goes by a number of different names:  family centered cesarean, natural cesarean, gentle cesarean.Whatever you call it, if you’re pregnant and want a more satisfying cesarean experience should one be necessary, you’ll want to learn more about it.In this podcast interview we talked… Continue Reading >




Suddenly up all night nursing?  Welcome to reverse cycling.

Have a consistently sleeping baby who suddenly wants to nurse all night?It’s a common scenario for babies whose moms have returned to work, babies who are too busy or distracted to eat during the day, and teething babies.  And it has a name: reverse cycling.Why does reverse cycling happen?  There is usually a reason.  Babies want food,… Continue Reading >




Pumping at work?  Print out these free door hangers

If you’re pumping at work and lucky enough to have a door to close at work, what signage do you use to keep people from barging in?There are all kinds of ways of indicating that you’d would like some privacy, but we thought we’d share several free door hangers you can print out, cut out, and post!Texas WIC program:  Breastmilk - Every… Continue Reading >




Herbal poultices for engorgement

There are many remedies for breast engorgement, ranging from massage, to cold packs, to cabbage.But did you know that herbs - in the form of a poultice - can also help reduce swelling and inflammation associated with engorgement?What’s a poultice?  It’s an age-old way of treating soreness and inflammation, using moist herbs applied… Continue Reading >