Breastfeeding Awareness Month is winding down with one more #podcast episode about #breastfeeding. We often hear that breastfeeding is natural, but many encounter challenges or hurdles. Neonatologist and breastfeeding advocate, Dr. Leah Jordan, shares tips on establishing a good milk supply, finding good lactation support and advice on managing stress when nursing your NICU baby doesn’t go as planned. 🎧 Listen below, or 📺 watch the conversation on YouTube. In this episode, Kathryn and Dr. Jordan chat about: ❓ What should a new mom know about breastfeeding if she’s expecting a NICU stay? ❓ Establishing milk supply, particularly for a NICU mom, can often be highly stressful. Tips and suggestions? What’s safe and what isn’t? ❓How can a mom advocate for getting good lactation support in the NICU, and how can she get support if she runs into challenges or subsequent hospital stays? ❓ What support can the hospital provide for storing your pumped milk? ❓ What’s your best advice to a NICU mom who is stressed about nursing her new baby?

Posted by Leigh Ann at Hand to Hold at 2023-08-30 16:00:04 UTC