[Breastfeeding] Preparation Essentials, with Cindy Leclerc

Although about 80% percent of lactating parents start off breastfeeding, by 3 months only about half of them are exclusively breastfeeding. So, what vital information should you know before baby arrives to increase your breastfeeding success? Cindy Leclerc tells us more. Check it out!

 

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What we talked about:

  • Why it’s normal for breastfeeding not to be easy at the beginning
  • Having a visitor plan
  • How skin-to-skin helps breastfeeding and milk supply
  • Painful nipples should not be endured
  • Breastfeeding positioning and latch basics
  • Your baby’s voracious 2nd. day!
  • The nifty useful tool of hand-expression, and when to use it

 

Links to studies mentioned by Cindy:

 

Links to blog posts by Cindy and Jana that provide more information:

 


 
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About Cindy Leclerc

Cindy Leclerc is a Registered Nurse and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant with over 20 years experience helping families get started with breastfeeding. Cindy and her colleague, Jana Stockham, answer new parent questions on their website, cindyandjana.com, and they also have a great breastfeeding app: NuuNest.

 

 

 

 

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