Are you preparing to nurse, at home with your new baby, or wondering about nursing your toddler? Your nipples hurt? Your baby won’t latch? What do you do when your baby refuses to nurse? What if your baby is nursing non-stop? How do you store human milk when you want to return to work or go out for the night? Your toddler is still nursing. Is this all normal?
Family Matters Radio interviews Teresa Pitman, co-author of newly released The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding, 8th Edition by Diane Weissinger, Diana West and Teresa Pitman
Listen to the Podcast (or right click to download the MP3)
This show aired live Sunday, February 13, 2011 0800-0900 Eastern Standard Time on CFRU 93.3 FM, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
If you’re looking for immediate help, go to LLLC and search “Find a Group”.
Watch this short, beautiful Public Service Announcement: http://www.lllc.ca/national-awareness-campaign “Because breastfeeding isn’t always easy, we’re here to help” PSA, starring Sitara Hewitt of Little Mosque on the Prairie.
According to La Leche League International, “It’s no secret that breastfeeding is the normal, healthy way to nourish and nurture your baby. Dedicated to supporting nursing and expectant mothers, the internationally respected La Leche League has set the standard for educating and supporting mothers in this natural art for generations. Now their classic bestselling guide has been retooled, refocused, and updated for today’s mothers and lifestyles. Real–mom wisdom, expert information, and proven strategies for breastfeeding at every stage.”
Read a book review by Shana Brown: http://www.llli.org/NB/NBJanFeb05p4.html
La Leche League International (LLLI): http://www.llli.org/ says, “Our Mission is to help mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education, and to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and mother.”
LLLI Breastfeeding Forums: http://forums.llli.org/index.php
La Leche League Canada (LLLC): http://www.lllc.ca/ offers “breastfeeding knowledge, support, and community. LLL Canada encourages, promotes and provides mother-to-mother breastfeeding support and educational opportunities as an important contribution to the health of children, families and society.”
La Leche League Group on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/group.php?gid=2248827617&v=wall
Teresa Pitman is a loving mother to four grown children and has four grandchildren. Teresa is a skillful author who writes mainly about pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding, and parenting. She has appeared in Today’s Parent, Chatelaine, Family Fun, Woman’s World, West of the City, More, Mothering, New Beginnings, Explore, Juno, The Globe and Mail, The Toronto Star and many other periodicals. You can reach her at http://www.teresapitman.com/