The Real Child Care Choices

By Let Mommy Sleep. January 24, 2013

Securing the right childcare can be a difficult process. There are many factors to consider, like the personality of the provider, cost, hours of availability, location, child-to-teacher ratios, flexibility, and a general fit with your family. What shouldn’t matter is how your choice is perceived by your neighbors or friends.

Breastfeeding Myth’s – Part 1

By Let Mommy Sleep. January 16, 2013

A question LMS nurses are often asked is, “What foods should I stay away from when breastfeeding?”  The answer?    None.

Not sure how this started, but conventional wisdom keeps reinforcing the myth that spicy foods, gassy foods and acidic ingredients make for a fussy baby.  This is just not true.    Breastmilk is made from what passes into mom’s bloodstream, not by what goes into her stomach or digestive tract.  That’s why alcohol would affect baby, but spicy Tandoori would not.