Breastfeeding Central

Platform: iPhone & iPad

Category: Health & Fitness

Version: 1.01

Downloads: 1662

Price: $3.99

42 Reviews


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App description:

The Breastfeeding Central app is like having a breastfeeding expert in the palm of your hand. Written by a board certified lactation consultant, it guides you through every phase of nursing your baby.

Learn how to prepare for breastfeeding during pregnancy, get started in the hospital, and successfully manage the early days and months of nursing. 

A section on Common Difficulties provides helpful suggestions if any problems occur.

Save your favorite sections for easy reference with the handy bookmark feature.

POPULAR TOPICS INCLUDE:

   Benefits of breastfeeding
   What to expect the first four days
   First night home from the hospital
   How to make plenty of milk
   What to do if baby won’t settle after a feeding
   Caring for a toddler & the new baby
   Medications & breastfeeding
   Diet, alcohol & losing your baby weight
   Starting solid foods
   Returning to work

FIND HELP

Use Breastfeeding Central’s Help Locator to find board certified lactation consultants (IBCLCs) and breastfeeding support groups worldwide.

THE AUTHOR

Breastfeeding Central is written by Beverley Rae, MSW, IBCLC, who has helped thousands of mothers to breastfeed successfully. Beverley’s 25 years of experience as a board certified lactation consultant began with nursing her own five children.  She is a former president of the International Lactation Consultant Association. Beverley received a Bachelor of Science from the State University of New York and a Master’s degree in Social Work from Adelphi University. Her private practice, Breastfeeding Resources, is located in Manhasset, New York. 

Learn more at www.breastfeedingresources.net and www.facebook.com/BreastfeedingResources.

Breastfeeding Central covers all of the following:

PREPARATION FOR BREASTFEEDING
-Benefits for mother & baby
-Setting expectations 
-Shopping list
-Helpful books & websites 
-Creating your ‘nursing corner’
-Forming a support system & more

GETTING STARTED IN THE HOSPITAL
-First feedings
-Positioning baby at breast & latching on
-What to expect the first four days
-How to make plenty of milk
-Premature babies
-Twins 

EARLY DAYS AT HOME
-First night home from the hospital
-How often & how long should feedings be?
-How do I know if my baby is getting enough milk?
-What if my baby won’t settle after a feeding? 
-Partner’s role in successful breastfeeding
-Taking care of yourself
-The importance of support & where to find it
-Managing a toddler & the new baby

COMMON DIFFICULTIES
-Engorgement
-Baby won’t latch on
-Sore nipples
-Fussy baby
-Low milk supply
-Too much milk 
-Plugged duct

THE FIRST SIX MONTHS
-How long should I plan to breastfeed?
-Growth spurts
-Diet, alcohol & weight loss
-Nursing in public 
-Medications & breastfeeding
-Starting solid foods

RETURNING TO WORK
-Planning for your return to work
-Pumping & storing breastmilk
-How much milk to leave 
-How often to pump at work
-Keeping up your milk supply


TAG: app, iPhone & iPad,Health & Fitness


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