Here are three great poses to help keep your shoulders healthy throughout your breastfeeding journey: Face a wall and place one arm out to the side shoulder height. Bend that arm to 90*. Slowly start to peel your body away from the wall until only the arm and shoulder are touching the wall. Breathe deeply, open mouth exhale. Move slowly, … Read More
Acupuncture Points that Help with Breastfeeding and Milk Supply
Low milk supply, mastitis, clogged ducts, and slow let down are common speak among breast feeding mothers. Some causative factors could be traumatic birth, C-section, excess IV fluids, and/or breast reduction surgery. In Chinese medicine we view the root cause of breast feeding problems in terms of lack of blood, too much blood or fluids becoming blocked in the acupuncture … Read More
Breastfeeding is amazing…and HARD!
Breastfeeding is amazing; however, like most things that are special and amazing, it can be HARD. For so long, you’ve given your body to grow this tiny perfect baby, and just when you think that’s over, you now realize you have to give just as much to continue to nourish this little life. Every two hours – if not more. … Read More
Podcast 067: Breastfeeding Made Simple with Nancy Mohrbacher
Our guest on this episode of “Healthy Births, Happy Babies” is Nancy Mohrbacher, a board-certified lactation consultant and author of Breastfeeding Made Simple and Breastfeeding Solutions and its companion App for Android and iPhone. In this episode, we will cover: the most common reasons why so many women have difficulty breastfeeding in the first couple weeks how knowing about the instinctive reflexes that newborns are … Read More