October 13, 2016

Women in our country account for nearly half (47%) of the total workforce. This means that a lot of our working women are also moms. The thought of returning to work outside the home after the birth of a child is daunting, but the thought of returning to work as a brea...

October 12, 2016

My kids attend a Montessori school. My husband and I love Maria Montessori’s theories and approaches to education as children transition through the different developmental planes. At a recent parent-teacher conference last week, my daughter’s teacher spoke about the M...

August 18, 2016

This year has been amazing. See our last post to hear all about it. During this year we have taken on two official interns who are completing their clinical hours through IBLCE Pathway 3. Today we'd like to introduce Katja Nuce. Her background in maternal child health...

November 4, 2015

 

 

Today I'd like to talk about breastfeeding with large breasts. It's a common misunderstanding that large breasts are better for breastfeeding. Some think they make more milk. The reality is that breasts of all sizes are suitable for breastfeeding; so long as milk sup...

October 10, 2015

 

The early days of motherhood are a blur for me. Breastfeed, change a diaper, cat nap, repeat. Maybe I ate, maybe I showered...I don't know, I can't be too sure. One of the few things that I learned to do in the early days that saved me immensely was babywearing. Babyw...

October 3, 2015

 

 

Nipple shields-the super thin silicone nipple worn over mom’s nipple during feedings at the breast; have you heard of them? Maybe a friend told you that she used a nipple shield for the first week when her baby nursed or maybe you think you have flat nipples, so you...