Lately, it seems like postpartum nurses are handing out nipple shields like candy. Many, many new mothers are told they have flat nipples and need to use a nipple shield as a bridge to facilitate a proper latch. And this may be true! But many times, the shields are distributed without enough additional information . . . → Read More: Do I Really Need a Nipple Shield?
Many women speak about challenges balancing and maintaining their milk supply. Today, we chatted with Renee Prymus–who has so much milk she once pumped 10 ounces in between her newborn’s feedings–about her nursing journey with baby Siena (3 months).
Renee, baby Siena, and Kylie Prymus
Mother’s Boutique: When did you first notice that . . . → Read More: When Oversupply Becomes Painful: Renee’s Story
My son has been supplemented with the bottle pretty much since birth. I let his dad help me with feedings. We have used the same slow flow nipples this whole time. He hates any other nipples. I had been pumping and he did pretty well latching on as well. At our night feedings and . . . → Read More: Ask Judy: Does My Son Have Nipple Confusion?