newborn breastfeeding

Video Blog: Why treating newborn neck strain can help breastfeeding

Osteopath Rebecca Baxter talks about how neck strain in a newborn can make breastfeeding difficult on one side. Osteopathy doesn’t help breastfeeding specifically, but treatment may help if your newborn has a preference to only look in one direction. This strain, called torticollis can make latching on one side very difficult. This may present with […]

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Video Blog: Painless Mastitis Treatment Techniques and Protocol

Osteopath Rebecca Baxter shows you her self care protocol of techniques for blocked ducts and mastitis. Painless mastitis treatment techniques have been something I have worked on since 2010. I had already been exposed to some fabulous osteopathic treatment approaches prior to pregnancy, but after birthing and having my own breastfeeding challenges I worked hard to […]

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An Osteopathic Approach to Poor Latch

Have you had trouble breastfeeding because of poor latch? Have you been trying to get your baby’s neck to extend, or heard about the “tummy to tummy” thing but not really got it working? Or perhaps have you had trouble with your baby not opening their mouth very wide, only attaching to the nipple, or […]

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