Congratulations on your birth. You decided to breastfeed- good choice. Question? Do you need to wash your breast prior to breastfeeding your new one?
You want to introduce as little bacteria to this newborn as possible- wash each breast prior to each feeding
The bacteria from the breast can help develop your baby’s immune system, no need to wash
You should wash your breast in-between feeding, in the morning and at night using warm water no soap or fragrance soaps or by-products, air or pat dry. May express breast milk place on or around the nipple to toughen as well as provide comfort.
Use your body’s instincts, if you were in contact with a dirty or unclean environment (for example, sewage or construction work area) good idea to clean your body and breasts prior to breastfeeding.
Your baby is producing adequate pees and poos . Your breasts are producing a lot of milk. The baby has a good latch on and you are positioning your baby correctly using body to body with the baby in proper ailment. You are feeding on demand. However, baby wants to be feed every 15 to 20 minutes continuously. Why is this baby so hungry? You can not eat, sleep or do anything but feed the baby. It’s like you are a 24 hour restaurant.
Question: • Is this normal and called clustered feeding? • Do you need to take this baby to the Pediatrician? • Do you need to try and produce more milk? • Should you try to change your feeding pattern ?
Note- their is two correct answers. Anytime you have concerns always check with your Pediatrician.
A Study by ACOG – American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists – suggest that first-time mothers are more likely to have a normal delivery if they take a childbirth class.
The Birthing Center of NY childbirth classes presented by Nurse Jackie, gives mothers the skills needed to have a normal delivery and properly take care of their babies and themselves. As nurse Jackie says “babies Do Come With Instructions”
Reuters (1/24, Chander) reported, “First-time mothers who take childbirth classes are more likely to have normal deliveries without interventions, a small study suggests.” The study, published in the International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, “compared more than 300 women who gave birth to a first child at an Israeli medical center,” and “researchers found that those who took a series of classes on the experience of childbirth, pain management and postpartum issues were more likely to have normal vaginal deliveries and less likely to have vacuum extraction used during their delivery.”
Nurse Jackie from the Birthing Center of NY, teaches new mothers and mothers to be how to care for their new baby. Her classes are fun informative and set in her private classroom with all the tools and aids families need to practice and learn how to care for themselves and their baby – before, during and after your delivery.
Plugged, blocked or clogged milk ducts are hard, tender lumps that form in the narrow milk ducts of the breast. Blocked milk ducts prevent the flow of your breast milk. Plugged milk ducts are a common breastfeeding problem causing swelling, redness, and pain in your breast.What causes clogged ducts?
Can you pick out what does not the cause ducts to become blocked?
Incorrect latching on
Excessive pressure to your breast
Using soap to wash your breast
Weaning your baby
At The Birthing Center of NY during, our Breastfeeding Class teaches how to avoid and treat clogged milk ducts, using a breast pump and hand expelling milk !
Don’t you think that maybe you just may need my class !
The child-birthing classroom at the BCNY is a modern, all inclusive home like learning environment mentored by the loving nurse Jackie. Featuring life-like training dolls, personal training and Nurse Jackie’s 35+ years experience teaching our current and soon to be mommies and daddies how to take care of their new baby, how to breastfeed, hypno-birthing and for everyone basic life support.
Babies do come with instructions – Birthing Classes at The Birthing Center of NY