Lamaze & Breathing, Breathing & Labor

As I just wound up another Lamaze Childbirth Educator Workshop, the ever present question of when I was going to teach “Lamaze Breathing” as a part of the workshop’s practical skills kept popping up. Just as in the Workshop, most women and their husbands who come to Healthy Mother Antenatal Lamaze...

Breastfeeding … Happens Naturally!

Over the last few days, I have had the pleasure of helping many mothers restart and become confident about breastfeeding. In these consults, as well as on our Healthy Mother Breastfeeding Support Network, two questions keep cropping up: “Can I do it (without supplemental feeding)” and “Will my...

Breastfeeding Diet for New Mothers

We get many calls from mothers who have given birth at other hospitals and who have received no breastfeeding support whatsoever. Most questions are about whether they have milk or not, breast engorgement and pain, baby not feeding etc. The Healthy Mother Breastfeeding Support Network is a great...