I’m not pumping enough milk. What can I do? - Milk supply normally varies somewhat throughout the day and over weeks and months. As long as baby is allowed to nurse on cue, your milk supply will accomodate baby's needs. However, when mom is pumping part-time or full-time, pumping output can become an issue due to a few factors.
Are mothers supposed to love breastfeeding 24 hours a day? - by Glenda Dickerson, IBCLC. Reprinted with permission from the author. If there is a day or week where you no longer feel like you are loving or even enjoying breastfeeding, does it mean that this is the right time to stop? I have felt for years that many mothers wean because they thought they were […]
COVID-19: Current Recommendations at a Glance - (updated 8 April 2020) See below for all the in-depth information & references… There is currently no clinical evidence to suggest that the virus can be transmitted through breastmilk. To date, the virus has not been found in samples of amniotic fluid or breastmilk. Infection control measures are concentrated on avoiding the spread of COVID-19 through respiratory […]
COVID-19: Guidance – International - World Health Organization (WHO) Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Pandemic from the World Health Organization Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Outbreak from the World Health Organization: Regional Office for Europe Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advice for the public: Myth busters from WHO Q&A on COVID-19, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding from WHO Clinical management of severe acute respiratory infection (SARI) when COVID-19 disease is […]
COVID-19: Guidance – National - USA – Canada – UK – Italy Looking for International Guidance? Click here USA United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Coronavirus (COVID-19) from the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Pregnancy & Breastfeeding: Information about Coronavirus Disease 2019 from the CDC. 3 April 2020. (accessed 6 April 2020) . We still do […]
COVID-19: Resources for Lactation Professionals - General Resources for Skilled Lactation Providers on COVID-19 from the International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA) COVID-19 and Perinatal Resources. A huge list of useful resources from Laurel Wilson, BSc, IBCLC, RLC, CCCE, CLE®, CLD, CPPFE, CPPI . Resources for Lactation Supporters During COVID-19 from Lactation Education Resources COVID-19 Infant Feeding Resources from SafelyFed Canada COVID-19 in […]
COVID-19: Mental Health, Anxiety, and Social Stresses - Talking with Children about COVID-19 at KellyMomManage Anxiety & Stress from the CDC Pandemics Resource from the American Psychological Association Mental Health And COVID-19 – Information And Resources from Mental Health America ADAA Reviewed Mental Health Apps from the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) COVID-19 Resources for Families from Carolina Global Breastfeeding Institute (CGBI) at UNC Gillings School […]