The role of the Registered Nurse or Newborn Care Provider is to feed, soothe, bathe, change & provide all other gentle care to baby through the night.

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What Foods Should Be Avoided When Breastfeeding?

A question LMS nurses are often asked is, “What foods should I stay away from when breastfeeding?”  The answer?  NONE. We explain in What Foods Should Be Avoided When Breastfeeding? How Does What I Ingest Affect My Baby? Probably because we’re always searching for reasons why baby is crying so we can fix it, conventional […]

The NoClock Nursing Method

Brand new nursing moms get a LOT of advice and with so much talk of how long and how much a newborn should be breastfeeding, the No Clock Method might sound a little crazy! But as Heidi Streufert, RN and former La Leche League Leader explains, “My best advice to postpartum parents is to throw […]

How to Offer a Bottle to A Breastfed Baby

Question: I will be returning back to work soon, and my breastfed baby refuses to take a bottle of breastmilk or formula.  Help! Amy Black, IBCLC answers this common question in how to offer a bottle to a breastfed baby. How to Offer a Bottle to A Breastfed Baby When attempting to offer a baby […]

My Milk Isn’t In…What Do I Do?

A common early breastfeeding question is, My Milk Isn’t In…What Do I Do? Below Jessica Haupt, RN, IBCLC provides answers to nursing with low production, or what seems like low-production but is actually quite normal! Tips on increasing your milk production and a successful breastfeeding relationship are below. One of the challenges brand new mothers […]

Your First Night Home with Baby: Questions About Feeding

In continuation with our “Your First Night Home” series, we answer some of the most common questions our nurses get from new parents about newborn feeding. Your First Night Home Baby Questions, Feeding answers parents frequently asked questions about how much, how often and how to feed their newborns. Your First Night Home How often […]