Tandem Breastfeeding: How Doulas Can Help

by Hilary Dervin Flower, MA
from International Doula, Vol. 11 No. 4, Winter 2004, pp. 28-29.

From the article:

Birth and breastfeeding. They go hand in hand. What about when they overlap? What kind of support might a mother need from her doula if she is pregnant and breastfeeding? Answer? A lot! I researched many aspects of breastfeeding during pregnancy for my new book, Adventures in Tandem Nursing: Breastfeeding during Pregnancy and Beyond, published by La Leche League International in July 2003. As a doula you can play a very important role for breastfeeding and pregnant mothers in your care…

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