Many families I work with have no idea that Depression can begin anytime during pregnancy or postpartum. You may begin to feel anxious during your pregnancy. Perhaps you felt find during pregnancy and the early months of postpartum. Things may be fine with you and then you begin feeling symptoms of depression when you baby is 8 months old. For some moms, depression coincides when your baby weans. read more
I talked a lot about why you wanted to avoid getting too hooked into how long your baby was at the breast and that your focus should be more about how well your baby is latched on. My mantra for this weeks show is: Watch the Baby, not the clock.
Tanya talks about her feelings about show business and acting. She states that while she loves acting, she does not necessarily enjoy the business end of it. Producing When the Bough Breaks was deeply and personally satisfying to her to be a part of such an important film. She struggled with postpartum issues and feels strongly to educate the public about this issue.
What should your focus be on? The latch of course. Because the early days of breastfeeding with regards to your milk supply and baby's well being, it is all about: Is your baby able to come to the breast, achieve an excellent latch, transfer enough milk for a good feeding and this be pain free for you and comfortable for both of you.
Based on 2011 recommendations concerning influenza in the healthcare setting, mothers with influenza should temporarily not breastfeed their newborns; however, they can provide expressed breast milk to their newborns via a healthy caregiver. Mothers with influenza can transmit the virus to their newborns when they are in close proximity to each other, such as when breastfeeding or bottle feeding. Lets talk about the facts.
Talia will be telling us how her personal challenges with fertility led her to learn as much as she could about this health issue. She has some fun personal stories to share.
One of the most common advice that moms are given that is poor advice is that if your baby is not breastfeeding, for whatever reason - Do not pump. Leave the milk there for the baby when they do latch on. Read more: