Where to get Breastfeeding Help
When you are breastfeeding you need to know where you can turn for help, whether it be La Leche League or a lactation consultant from your hospital, you need a plan.
Lansinoh is used to help breastfeeding mothers with sore nipples, or those who simply wish to moisten their nipples.
Articles from Dr. Jack Newman on breastfeeding basics, including problems, working while nursing and more.
"Sore nipples are usually due to one or both of two causes. Either the baby is not positioned and latched properly, or the baby is not suckling properly, or both." Plus more information on prevention of sore nipples.
Blocked Ducts and Mastitis
Articles from Dr. Jack Newman on dealing with plugged ducts and mastitis.
Treatments for Problems
Articles from Dr. Jack Newman on treating different problems while nursing.
Prevention of Breastfeeding Problems
One of the main keys to successful breastfeeding is recognizing when you need help and getting it. This can include recognizing risk factors in the infant or mother that make it likely that breastfeeding problems will occur and intervening early.
Brastfeeding with Flat or Inverted Nipples
Explanation of how to make breastfeeding successful with flat or inverted nipples.
Description of plugged ducts and how to resolve them.
The most common breastfeeding problem. Here is information to help manage the issue and make breastfeeding comfortable.
Causes of sore nipples and remedies to heal and soothe.
Breastfeeding Problems and Solutions
Explanation of the many problems women encounter while breastfeeding; solutions to some of the most common issues presented.
Information on how to manage breastfeeding a teething baby.
Breastfeeding with Implants
Is it safe to breastfeed with implants? Is it possible to produce milk? Have you questions answered.
All About Fenugreek
Information on an herb used to increase milk production.
Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation
A listing of common medications and their safety in pregnancy.
Overuse of Galactogogues
Many new moms are worried about having a good milk supply, so they rush to try certain herbs or medications called galactogoues. Here's why that might not be the right first step.
Using Gentian Violet
Gentian violet is sometimes used to treat thrush in a newborn baby.
Myths About How Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Changes Your Breasts
You hear all the myths or breasts, breast changes in pregnancy and breastfeeding, now read the facts.
Dr. Jack Newman talks about treating yeast in breastfeeding.