breastfeeding


Why Won’t My Milk Come In?

Monday, November 13, 2017 By Meg Nagle
Why Won't My Milk Come In? | Baby Chick

Your baby has arrived, so why hasn’t your milk?! Statistically speaking (at least 75% of us) will feel our milk come in around day 2-3. However for some of us it can take much longer, up to one week! Here are some of the more common risk factors that research shows as to why this […]

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Frequent Night Waking with Your Breastfed Baby—What’s Normal?

Thursday, October 26, 2017 By Meg Nagle
Frequent Night Waking with Your Breastfed Baby—What’s Normal? | Baby Chick

I write about sleep deprivation a lot. Why is this? Because as mothers, it is the one thing that drives us INSANE! We are exhausted. We are so tired we don’t even know what we are doing. We feel overwhelmed, over worked and underpaid. One of the reasons this is so overwhelming for us is […]

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10 Ways to Treat Engorgement and Sore/Cracked Nipples

Monday, October 16, 2017 By Nina Spears

Breastfeeding can be tough. For some women and babies, it’s a skill that’s picked up easily, naturally and quickly. But for many mothers–if not the majority–they don’t have that experience. There’s a lot of tears and growing pains. Both literally and figuratively. Learning how to get a good, deep latch takes time. I tell my […]

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5 Reasons Your Baby Wants to Breastfeed AGAIN

Monday, September 25, 2017 By Meg Nagle
5 Reasons Your Baby Wants to Breastfeed AGAIN | Baby Chick

“Do you think he is just breastfeeding for comfort?” “My mother told me that surely he doesn’t need to breastfeed so frequently.” “Why is my baby breastfeeding so much in the late afternoon? Is my supply low?” Working as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), I have heard mothers ask these questions all the […]

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What are Lip Tie and Tongue Tie?

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 By Cheyenne Bell
What are Lip Tie and Tongue Tie? | Baby Chick

Don’t ever let anyone tell you breastfeeding is easy. It’s not. It may be natural and it may be a good thing, but it is not something that either you or your baby inherently knows how to do perfectly from the start. It is a learned art form and both you and your new baby […]

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