Breastfeeding Through Medical Issues

Sometimes even super moms get sick.  Even illnesses like a cold can make nursing challenging.  So what happens when a nursing mom gets really sick or needs surgery? The vast majority of the time nursing mamas can continue their nursing relationship despite the issues with a lot of support and some creativity. On a sunny June day, 3 years ago, I had gone to the … Continue reading Breastfeeding Through Medical Issues

Breastfeeding and the Common Cold

Ever since the cold weather started here in Chicago (and then stopped, and then started, and then stopped…), members of our Facebook group have been asking about safe remedies for the common cold for breastfeeding mothers. Here are some of the great ideas brought up by our members*: Should I breastfeed my baby when I have a cold? Yes, yes, and yes!!!!!! When you get … Continue reading Breastfeeding and the Common Cold