Category Archives: Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding your newborn — what to expect in the early weeks

By Kelly Bonyata, BS, IBCLC Image credit: jcgoforth on flickr The First Week How often should baby be nursing? Frequent nursing encourages good milk supply and reduces engorgement. Aim for nursing at least 10 – 12 times per day (24 hours). You … Continue reading

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Forceful Let-down (Milk Ejection Reflex) & Oversupply

By Kelly Bonyata, BS, IBCLC Is forceful let-down the problem? Does your baby do any of these things? Gag, choke, strangle, gulp, gasp, cough while nursing as though the milk is coming too fast Pull off the breast often while nursing … Continue reading

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