No clinic 11/1/2018

I’ll be at a perinatal mental health training event on Thursday 11/1 so I will not be at clinic. I can still be reached by phone or email if you have questions.

Labor Day Holiday 2018

Hi! No drop in clinic on 9/3/18. I hope you have a lovely holiday! Clinic as usual on Thursday.

Jury Duty – done

Update: I am done with jury duty for another 4 years now. Clinic will be open as usual on Thursday, 8/9/18. As always, you can call or email me if you want to set up a home visit. Hi folks, I have been called to jury duty next week. My clinic will be closed on…

New Dropin Clinic Location Starting January 2018

I’ve had a wonderful 12 years at Happy Bambino but need to consolidate my regular work hours on the west side. All my current clients can continue to attend my clinic at the new location. I’ll be sharing space with Lumos and Ginkgo Tree Counseling at 6409 Odana Rd, Suite 11A, Madison WI 53719. Hours:…

“Breastfeeding Outside the Box” Alyssa Schnell and Hope Lien are providing information and community for adoptive breastfeeding, relactation, chestfeeding by trans dads, shared breastfeeding in two-mama families, and other less common nursing situations. I just listened to the three podcasts they have produced so far (as of January 2016). They were enjoyable to listen to and had stories…

Mothers Milk Alliance

I wanted to do a shout out for our local, awesome, and maybe unique milk sharing organization. The Mothers Milk Alliance makes safe, affordable donor milk available to Madison-area families.  Mothers’ Milk Alliance was born in 2007 from the meeting of two mothers: one with extra breastmilk and one with low milk supply. Both dilemmas…

Want to read more about lactation?

I realize not everyone is interested in all things science. But just in case you are, there are some great places to visit on the Internet if you want to learn about the science of lactation. These sites are written in (pretty much) non-academic language so that the information is accessible. Have fun reading!…

Transgender parents

This thoughtful documentary touches a little bit on breastfeeding in the context of being a transgender parent. What I like best about the film is the way it doesn’t oversimplify gender or the relationship between parents and children – two complicated and interesting central issues of life. CBC Player (television) August 27, 2014

More videos showing laid-back nursing positions

Nancy Mohrbacher is a great information resource: blog, books, and now videos. Her recent several videos have useful tips for making laid-back positioning work. Laid-back positioning can be super useful for many families. It lets babies play a more active role in finding a position that is comfortable for everyone.