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Confessions of a Lactation Consultant

When I became a lactation consultant (IBCLC) I always imagined I would love breastfeeding. Unfortunately, I can’t say that has always been the case. I felt it important to write this post to let moms know that it is common to have odd feelings of no enjoyment, even frustration or simply “I don’t like this…

Your Feelings About Breastfeeding Matter–Not Everyone Has a Glorious Experience

Some moms give birth and have been looking forward to breastfeeding since they knew they were pregnant.  They are super excited to breastfeed.  Except, breastfeeding doesn’t turn out how they expect.  It doesn’t make them feel all the glorious, warm-fuzzy feelings they read they would have breastfeeding. While not everyone has a good breastfeeding experience,…