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Breastfeeding: Help for Painful Nipples

Posted by Lake Health Lactation Consultants on Jun 30, 2019 7:32:00 PM

Topics: Pregnancy, New Moms, Parenting, Breastfeeding

Congratulations! You have a new baby and have decided to breastfeed. I applaud your decision because breastfeeding offers many benefits for you and your babyMichelle Carlson, RN, IBCLC, certified lactation consultant, discusses the common challenges of breastfeeding discomfort and what to do: 

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How Your Doctor Can Help You Breastfeed

Posted by Lake Health Family Practice Team on May 8, 2019 3:49:00 PM

Topics: Parenting, Women's Health, Breastfeeding, Infant Care

Breast milk is a great source of nutrition for your baby and has benefits for mom too. Every mother’s experience with breastfeeding is different and Dr. Simone Majetich, a family physician with Lake Health Physician Group SOM Center Primary Care, knows moms need support and encouragement to reach their breastfeeding goals.

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Breastfeeding: When Your Baby Won’t Take a Bottle

Posted by Lake Health Lactation Consultants on Dec 9, 2018 2:23:00 PM

Topics: New Moms, Parenting, Breastfeeding

Some breastfed babies refuse to take a bottle. Even so, with a little work and preplanning you should be able to get your baby to drink your breast milk from a bottle. Michelle Carlson, RN, IBCLC, certified lactation consultant, gives her top tips for transitioning your baby from breastfeeding to drinking pumped breast milk from a bottle: 

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Breastfeeding vs Formula: Which is Better?

Posted by Women's Health Team on Sep 18, 2018 2:19:01 PM

Topics: New Moms, Breastfeeding

Many new moms ask, “Is breast milk really better for my baby?” Michelle Carlson, RN, IBCLC, certified lactation consultant and breast milk expert, discusses this common question: 

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