All mammals suckle their young
No micromanaging needed – just breasts, patience, rest and good ingredients
Please go straight to this page as I have a very senior midwife and lactation consultant there who has shared some of her 40 years experience in getting you started.
I learned things listening to her recorded this – and I fed my children for over 6 years without knowing these basics . .
Maybe less stress?
How to get your flows flowing better?
Maybe dad or someone loving can help with some touch??
It can take a while to sort this out – patience and following baby’s lead is best. .
Rest, rest, rest interspersed with water.
And great protein/fat and heaps of nourishing veggie meals.
Taken from my 2005 manual What Dads Can Do – instantly downloadable here
In addition – all breast issues – need a lot of topical iodine – a palm’s worth on the soft parts of your body every day – and this will clear most imbalances in any direction – pre and during the lactation period. Great for undoing fibro cystic and lumps and painful breasts – along with a lot more water drunk, a huge increase in your Vit D and magnesiumc- try magnesium gel on them – esp if engorged, or growing far too big – this will undo the toxins/Stuck Liver Qi /Inner Heat that is expressing there.
Get a moxa stick/roll – the smokey one.
(The smokeless variety is not useful – and will not give the same results).
If too little – use moxa above the end of the little fingernail – about a minute’s worth of peaks of heat – both hands – or if one breast is under performing – just do that side.
Using moxa to help – Si 1
See also .. easybreasts and ingredients here
More immediately helpful at home right now advice and tips in the ‘What Dads Can Do’ manual and MP4’s package instantly downloadable. For more background info, and for all matters reproduction/pregnancy please go to the drop down menus here www.HeatherSays.com
Better still – this ‘glove box’ manual for the dads – so he has a tool box approach to your enlarged and maybe achey form – all works – download today!! Also found in actual hard copy as a keeper for your own children to use – it is that life changing . .. in this unique care package.
Perhaps invest (or get others to present you with this great gift) my Welcome Baby pack – a care package you can take away and use all through life and especially throughout this precious time of making your children. Take charge.
Contents are all targeting what comes up at various stages in pregnancy and after birthing (and in maternity generally) and all have found their way over the decades of my being a pregnancy care practitioner to be highly useful – and unique. Including my designing and manufacturing some of them!
Make sure of your comfort, health, happiness and safety.
Up to you . . not luck
Also look to the Opening Baby Gate site
‘What Dads Can Do’ resources found here Box of moxa rolls Happy bub