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Breastfeeding: Milk bank donations aid new mothers
“It’s nice to know that I’m helping someone else’s child."
Breastfeeding a premature baby: A first-time mother’s story
'We were super well prepared' thanks to the help of a lactation consultant at Sanford Health.
Helpful tips for breastfeeding at work
Read about helpful tips for a smoother transition to work
The best breastfeeding positions
Choosing the best breastfeeding position for you and baby
Tips for early breastfeeding
It’s World Breastfeeding week. Learn more about tips for breastfeeding from Rachel Peterson, MD. Q: What makes breastmilk important? A: Breastmilk is a perfect baby food. It contains the right amount of nutrients, provides infection-fighting antibodies and is gentle on a developing stomach, intestines and other body systems. Q: How do I get started breastfeeding? A: […]
Top 10 superfoods for breastfeeding moms
Great foods benefiting a breastfeeding mom and her baby
Moms gain confidence with walk-in breastfeeding group
The first mom who arrives needs to get her son weighed. Jack was born two weeks ago, and he’s been losing weight. His mom, Jodie, has been coming for a check every few days to make sure he starts gaining again soon. When she walks in, Martha Pap, a registered nurse and lactation consultant with […]
Breastfeeding: Even the experts struggle
Lyndy Peterson started her heath care career as a nurse aid in postpartum at just 19 years old. She had worked in the newborn nursery in Minneapolis and returned to Sioux Falls, South Dakota, in 1992 to work with new moms. Peterson had just given birth to her third child when she suddenly found herself […]
Breastfeeding basics: Getting baby to latch properly
Guidance for achieving the proper breastfeeding latch
Breastfeeding basics: Tips on nursing in public
Read tips for how to breastfeed in public places.
The benefits of breastfeeding: Podcast
The benefits of breastfeeding are numerous and indisputable. Breast milk is proven to provide the right balance of nutrition for babies, is easier to digest than formula, boosts immune systems and can even help mothers lose weight after pregnancy. Therese Marlette, a registered nurse and pregnancy coach at Sanford Health, is the guest on this […]
Don’t miss out: Benefits of a breastfeeding community
Learn more about the benefits of breastfeeding communities.
Breastfeeding: Why it’s good for mom and baby
Breastfeeding offers a wealth of health benefits for both of you.
Question and answer about breastfeeding pain
Ouch! Worried that breastfeeding will hurt? Learn more here.
Barriers to breastfeeding and how to overcome them
Tips to break down breastfeeding barriers for good.