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img-lactation-fb Meet Our Sponsor: Theralogix - Our sponsor for the month is Theralogix, maker of TheraNatal® Lactation Supplements. Based on the groundbreaking research of Dr. Bruce Hollis (see KellyMom’s recent interview), these products eliminate the need for infant vitamin D drops. They’re formulated to meet the unique nutrient needs of both mom and baby during breastfeeding. Why TheraNatal Lactation? TheraNatal® Lactation […]
tattoo Babies, Breasts and Body Mods: What You Need to Know - by Robyn Roche-Paull, BSN, RN, IBCLC, USN Veteran, of Breastfeeding in Combat Boots “You can’t breastfeed if you have tattoos on your breasts, the ink will get into your breastmilk.” “You’ll never be able to breastfeed since your nipples have been pierced.” “Your baby will get HIV or Hepatitis from your body mods if you breastfeed.” These are […]
Feeding Cues Hunger Cues – When do I feed baby? - Babies should be fed when they indicate hunger. Crying is a late indicator of hunger - breastfeeding is much easier for both mom and baby if mom is able to pick up on baby's earlier hunger cues. Common infant hunger cues include:...
vit-D-hollis-med Vitamin D and Breastfeeding: An interview with Bruce Hollis, PhD - Dr. Bruce Hollis is the lead author of a 2015 study that concluded that supplementing the mothers of exclusively breastfed babies with 6400 IU vitamin D per day is a safe and effective alternative to directly supplementing babies with 400 IU vitamin D per day.  When one of our upcoming sponsors told us that Dr. Hollis is on their advisory board, I […] When Breastfeeding is Hard - by Carol Smyth, BSc, MSc, IBCLC Today I’m writing for those of you who are struggling with breastfeeding. Those who feel that maybe breastfeeding isn’t for you, or that you aren’t able to, or are feeling like you are spending most of the day crying about how breastfeeding is going. We hear a lot about […]
kellymom_badge128 How to become a KellyMom Sponsor - KellyMom is now offering the opportunity to sponsor our site for one month at a time. Only one company will be the sponsor for each month, so your sponsorship will not be competing with ads or sponsored posts. To thank our sponsor, we will provide: A comment near the top & bottom of website posts. The top comment will be […]
hand-expression Hand expressing your breastmilk -   Every mother should learn to hand express milk. Here are some resources for learning this useful skill. Hand expression By Nancy Mohrbacher, IBCLC, FILCA The Power of Hand Expression by Diana West, BA, IBCLC Hand Expression of Breastmilk – a great video from the Stanford School of Medicine Newborn Nursery at LPCH   The basics […]

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