51: Preparing for Breastfeeding with Kealy Hawk

Pregnancy Podcast – Episode 51: Preparing for Breastfeeding with Kealy Hawk

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Kealy is a registered nurse and lactation consultant with Little Bear Care. She is here today to talk all about preparing for breastfeeding while you are pregnant. Everything from what to have in your breastfeeding basket, items to add to your registry, and common breastfeeding misconceptions to avoid. Tune in for some great tips from today’s expert!

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Show Notes

-What is colostrum and when does your body start to produce it?

-What items should you add to your registry and stock up on before baby arrives?

-What can you do while you are pregnant?

                 —>Find out what breastfeeding support is covered by your insurance

                 —>Order your pump and get your supplies

                 —>Research and find a lactation consultant

                  —>Take classes (your class!)

                   —>Learn about different positions to breastfeed your baby in

                   —>Find a breastfeeding support group nearby

                   —>Create breastfeeding stations around the house

-What you should NOT do:

—>Toughen up your nipples

-a list of all the items I had in MY breastfeeding basket!

Kealy’s Recommended Mommy Item: Boppy Newborn Lounger

Find it on Amazon: https://amzn.to/3fNRnol 

Where to find Kealy:

Website: https://littlebearcare.com/

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Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBFoZjB7sJRvteL4V4_PM1w 

Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/little_bear_care 

Online Breastfeeding Course: https://littlebearcare.com/breastfeeding-support/

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