breast refusal

How To Get Through a Nursing Strike

Scenario 1: Your eight-month-old seems to be teething. He bit you while nursing and you screamed at the top of your lungs (ouch!). Now your baby cries when he comes to your breast, and refuses to nurse. Scenario 2: Your four-month-old had a cold last […]

10 Breastfeeding Myths Debunked

I have been helping women breastfeed their babies for six years, and have been nursing my own children for over eight years, but I am still floored when I hear some of the things women are told about breastfeeding—from their doctors, midwives, friends, grandmothers, Dr. Google, […]

Screaming and Crying at the Breast

Your baby, who has always come to your breast for comfort, love, and nourishment, is now screaming, crying, and arching away from your breast.  You’re sick with worry.  Is something wrong with your milk?  Do you have enough?  Does your baby hate breastfeeding?  Is something […]