BBL 039: Nursing in Pregnancy and Tandem Nursing

Many moms want to nurse through pregnancy and tandem nurse their toddler and newborn. I cover what to expect and tips for success in today's podcast episode!

In this episode I cover:

  • How to know when it's safe (or not) to nurse during pregnancy
  • Steps to take care of yourself while pregnancy nursing
  • Will nipple tenderness go away when the new baby is born?
  • When will milk supply drop – and how do toddlers react?
  • Handling negative feelings towards breastfeeding your toddler
  • Why “give and take” and boundaries are healthy for your tot
  • Benefits of tandem nursing
  • Who nurses first? Toddler or newborn?
  • How to handle nursing two

Right-click here to download the MP3

Items mentioned in this podcast include:

Birth, Baby, and Life Podcast
Birth, Baby, and Life Podcast
Kristen Burgess: Crazy About Everything Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Baby

The tips, tools, and straight talk you want for pregnancy, childbirth, and bringing up baby

Photo courtesy of Alba Lactancia Materna

About the author 


Kristen is childbirth educator, student midwife, and a mama to 8 - all born naturally! She has spent years helping mamas have healthy babies, give birth naturally, and enjoy the adventure of motherhood. Find her on her website and helping families through her online childbirth class

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