Limerick the more comfortable approach to breastfeeding.
Limerick Workplace Lactation Program.

Helpful Tips & Links

Limerick is here to help you reach your breastfeeding goals. Below are some helpful tips to help you acheive your breastfeeding goals.

Quick Reference Guide for getting started >>
Guía rápida y Referencia para Iniciar >>


Click here for an alphabetical listing of airports and their lactation accommodations. >>

Limerick realizes that a business trip can be one of the biggest challenges for a working breastfeeding mother. We surveyed the top 100 most traveled airports in the United States to determine what accommodations airports offer the traveling working breast pumping mother.

Building Your Breastmilk Supply >>
Aumentando Su Cantidad de Leche Materna >>

Many Moms worry that they will not make enough milk. These easy to follow steps will help you understand the basics of milk production, and get a good start building your milk supply.

The Benefits of Skin to Skin Contact & Breastfeeding >>
Beneficios del Contacto Piel Con Piel >>

Breastfeeding offers a wonderful chance for mother and baby to bond. Skin - to - skin is one way to position baby for a feeding, and it is ideal for breastfeeding.

Learning to Breastfeed >>
Aprendiendo a Amamantar >>

Positioning and latching well during breastfeeding is important for both mom and baby. A good latch helps prevent sore nipples and allows for better milk flow. When mom and baby are both comfortable and relaxed, mom will make more milk and baby will feed better. Here are some simple steps...

Preventing Sore Nipples & Engorgement >>

Breastfeeding is the most natural way to feed your baby. When placed at the breast, a newborn already knows how to suck and swallow. But, for new moms, breastfeeding is a skill that is learned. Breastfeeding can be challenging at times, especially in the first week or two. But, with patience, practice and support, breastfeeding will become a comfortable and enjoyable experience for mom and baby. Here are some helpful tips to prevent and minimize sore nipples and engorgement...

Signs of Successful Breastfeeding - Breastfeeding Checklist >>
Lista de Verificación de Una Buena lactancia >>

Helpful list of signs of successful breastfeeding covering number of breastfeedings and expected urine and stool output per 24 hours and proper position of baby's baby's mouth to prevent sore nipples.

Providing Breastmilk for Your Premature Baby >>

Even if your baby needs to spend time in the NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit), you can still provide him with your breastmilk. Early breastmilk has special properties that cannot be found in formula. Early breastmilk is like medicine. It can benefit and protect your preterm baby in many ways. Here are some tips to help you get started.

Signs of Successful Breastfeeding - Breastfeeding Checklist >>
Manejo y Almacenamiento Seguro de La Leche Materna >>

These guidelines are for the safe preparation and storage of your breast milk. Be certain that you and any caretakers follow the guidelines carefully.
NOTE: These guidelines are for healthy, full term infants and for children older than 6 months. If your baby has special needs, follow the guidelines provided by your hospital.


LINKS to helpful and medically accurate information about breastfeeding on the web:

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