Feed That Baby !

Hey there, fellow life givers. Before I even wade in, let me throw in a caveat. I do not support one form of infant feeding above the other. Got a cracking pair of baps with a plentiful supply? Go you. Whip the nip out and feed that baby. Got an equally...

Saturday Story-Trying To Be The Perfect Mother Nearly Harmed My Baby

Experiences From The UK   The Best Mum I Could Possibly Be I always wanted to be a mother, but I never felt like a natural mum. By that I mean I wasn’t a gooey mess around babies, and children never gravitated to me. I knew that to be the best mum I could possibly be,...

Making Sure Your Newborn is Fed: A Guide to Early Breastfeeding

This video features Co-Founder Dr. Christie del Castillo-Hegyi narrating a presentation on how to ensure that your newborn is well-fed in the early days after birth: Disclaimer: These videos do not replace in-person physician evaluation and treatment. This document is...

Hypoglycemia – The Effects of Underfeeding on a Newborn Brain

This video features Co-Founder Dr. Christie del Castillo-Hegyi narrating a presentation on the effects of underfeeding on the newborn brain: Disclaimer: These videos do not replace in-person physician evaluation and treatment. This document is meant to inform parents...

Newborn Jaundice and Lethargy

In the video below, Co-Founder Dr. Christie del Castillo-Hegyi narrates a presentation designed to teach parents and clinicians how to prevent complications related to insufficient feeding and starvation in newborns:

Newborn Jaundice – A Parents Guide

In this video, Co-Founder Dr. Christie del Castillo-Hegyi narrates a presentation on newborn jaundice, and the importance of sufficient breastfeeding or supplementation in the treatment of jaundice:  ...

Manual Breast Expression

Manual Expression of Breast Milk Video Instruction From Stanford Medicine This is a very useful instructional video on hand expression of breast milk presented by Stanford Medicine.  Hand expression can be used to confirm the present of colostrum before the first...

The Basics of a Good Breastfeeding Latch

One of the most important skills to learn to keep a breastfed baby well-fed is a good breastfeeding latch. Stanford Medicine has an excellent series of videos and instructional pages on achieving a good latch.  It is particularly important for first-time breastfeeding...