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#1 of 2 Old 03-07-2013, 03:16 PM - Thread Starter
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It's great to talk about the difficulties - it definitely helps to know that others are going through the same problems, but I'd like to take a minute to go through the resources I compiled in my sleep-deprived anxiety-laden quest to 'get it right'.  I know that they would be useful for new Mom's-to-be in a way that my breastfeeding classes never were.  So here they are:


Canadian Breastfeeding Foundation.  Amazing!  First stop choice.


International Breastfeeding Centre.  Second stop choice.  HAS VIDEOS!!!


La Leche League.  So many good articles.  My go-to articles were the ones about "Clampdown Bite Reflex" and "The World of Latch-on: One Leader's Journey"


Breastfeeding Basics.  Wide variety of topics.


An article about overactive letdown, which explains a problem that so many mothers have, whether they have oversupply or NOT!


An article about milk flow, the most critical issue surround a newborn's reaction to breastfeeding.


An article about artificial nipples.  Hint: The orthodontic Nuks work best, because they fit on standard bottles yet still have a wide base, and they squish nicely in the shape of a woman's breast in the mouth.




Bottle introduction:


Amazing support site for all you EPers out there:


Thrush.  Warning!  Gentian Violet makes for disturbing clown baby pictures.



A funny article to help ease your stress:



Good luck to everyone!

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Wonderful resources, Huntersnewmommy! Let me add my go to resource that (along with hands on help from an experienced LC) helped me transition my DD to breast at 10 weeks:
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