There are so many questions running through new parents’ minds as they decide to take the plunge into breastfeeding their baby. Just to name a few: How do I breastfeed my baby? Where can I find lactation cookies and supplements? How do I pump?
What makes the new Frida Mom ad genius is that it’s relatable and validates the feelings of many who have been down the postpartum road before. I mean, sure, it has “lactation land,” and some of my nursing colleagues all riled up, but personally, I found it relatable and think a lot of new moms will…
So I know these are scary times upon us but as a pediatric nurse practitioner and lactation consultant, I just wanted to share some important things to consider about infant feeding during the COVID-19 pandemic or any emergency situation for that matter!
I originally wrote some of these tips to share with parents following my social media pages and my clients close to a month ago before it all hit the fan in the United States. This piece is a continuation of my previously published tips with some additional tidbits and resources that every family should have in their toolbox!