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Ask the IBCLC, Breastfeeding
Apr 2, 2018

Ask the IBCLC: Understanding Let-Down

The low down on “let-down” and what new moms need to know After the milk is synthesized, it needs to be removed from the breast…... Read More
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Ask the IBCLC, Breastfeeding
Mar 28, 2018

Maximizing Your Milk Production

How to increase your milk supply Following the arrival of your baby, your lactation relationship begins. The delivery of the placenta drops your body’s progesterone…... Read More
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Ask the IBCLC, Breastfeeding
Feb 21, 2018

Ask the IBCLC: Breastfeeding after a C-Section

Many C-section deliveries are unplanned, which can leave some new moms feeling unprepared to adapt their nursing plans. Our resident IBCLC, Katie McGee, explains how…... Read More
What is Thrush? - Breastfeeding & Thrush
Ask the IBCLC, Breastfeeding
Jan 31, 2018

Ask the IBCLC: Breastfeeding & Thrush

Thrush, a type of yeast infection, can cause discomfort for nursing moms and their babies. Our resident IBCLC, Katie McGee, explains what thrush is and…... Read More
Ask the IBCLC, Breastfeeding
Dec 20, 2017

Mastitis and Plugged Duct Signs, Symptoms and Treatments

Ashland Health’s resident IBCLC Katie McGee answers questions from real moms about mastitis and plugged ducts A mother’s instinct is like no other, especially when…... Read More
Ask the IBCLC, Breastfeeding
Nov 8, 2017

Ask the IBCLC: How do I navigate the transition to breastfeeding after premature delivery?

Premature babies need extra medical care, which can interfere with plans to exclusively breastfeed: Here’s what moms need to know about transitioning once baby comes…... Read More

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