Author Archives: Fleur Bickford, BSc., RN, IBCLC

A Babe’s Guide to Pumping

Whether pumping at work, pumping at home for the occasional night out, or pumping to protect milk production while managing breastfeeding challenges, many mothers these days use a breast pump at some point during their nursing relationship. Regardless of the … Continue reading

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Last revised on 11/30/2011

The Latest on Latching

Long before books and the Internet, women were breastfeeding their babies. How on earth did they manage without all the instructions about asymmetrical latch, C-hold, cross cradle and football holds and wide gape?! They managed because back then, breastfeeding was … Continue reading

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Last revised on 09/21/2011

It’s Thrush. Or Is it?

If it looks like a duck and walks like a duck, it must be a duck right? Not necessarily if that “duck” is thrush in a breastfeeding mom. Thrush (a yeast infection most commonly caused by the fungus Candida albicans) … Continue reading

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Last revised on 07/28/2011

The Babe’s Guide to Bottle Feeding

Unlike breastfeeding, we’ve all seen bottle feeding, and we all know how to do it. We’ve been surrounded by it growing up. If someone handed you a baby and a bottle you would know what to do right? Of course … Continue reading

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Last revised on 07/06/2011