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Breastfeeding Information Eugene OR

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Suzanne Squires
(541) 915-9563
Eugene, OR
Certifications
ICEA Certified Childbirth Educator

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Debra Catlin
(541) 998-3380
Cheshire, OR
Certifications
ICEA Certified Childbirth Educator, CPE

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Dr.Richard Lee
(541) 686-7007
330 S Garden Way # 220
Eugene, OR
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1993
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Dr.Deborah Dotters
(541) 465-3300
520 Country Club Road
Eugene, OR
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Los Angeles, Ucla Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1979
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.7, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Paula Jane Jewett, MD
(541) 485-8550
590 Country Club Pkwy Ste A
Eugene, OR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1995

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Carolyn Jenkins, CBrE
(541) 913-1626
Eugene, OR
Payment
Accepted Payment Methods: Self Payment
Payment Assistance: Payment Arrangements
Languages Other than English
American Sign Language
Certifications & Memberships
Certifications: CBE (CBI) (Certified Childbirth Educator: Childbirth International)
Memberships: Brio Birth (CBrE)
Services Offered
BrioBirth Classes, Childbirth Classes, Childbirth Education

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Kimberly Snauer
(541) 942-5717
Cottage Grove, OR
Certifications
ICEA Certified Childbirth Educator

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Michael Glenn Herz, MD
590 Country Club Pkwy
Eugene, OR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 1975

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Dennis M Schuelke
(541) 687-6373
1162 Willamette St
Eugene, OR
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Melissa Edwards
(541) 686-2922
590 Country Club Pkwy
Eugene, OR
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Breastfeeding Myths

Breastfeeding Myths

 
Very often women are giving incorrect information about breastfeeding, which makes them scared to try and breastfeed or makes them believe incorrect information about breastfeeding. Here you will find several common breastfeeding myths, to answer any questions you may have about breastfeeding! 
 
 
Many women do not produce enough milk. 
 
Not true!
 
The vast majority of women produce more than enough milk. Indeed, an overabundance of milk is common. Most babies that gain too slowly, or lose weight, do so not because the mother does not have enough milk, but because the baby does not get the milk that the mother has. The usual reason that the baby does not get the milk that is available is that he is poorly latched onto the breast. This is why it is so important that the mother be shown, on the first day, how to latch a baby on properly, by someone who knows what they are doing.
 
 
It is normal for breastfeeding to hurt.
 
Not true!
 
Though some tenderness during the first few days is relatively common, this should be a temporary situation that lasts only a few days and should never be so bad that the mother dreads nursing. Any pain that is more than mild is abnormal and is almost always due to the baby Starting Out Right poorly. Any nipple pain that is not getting better by day 3 or 4 or lasts beyond 5 or 6 days should not be ignored. A new onset of pain when things have been going well for a while may be due to a yeast infection of the nipples. Limiting feeding time does not prevent soreness.
 
 
There is no (not enough) milk during the first 3 or 4 days after birth.

Not true!

It often seems like that because the baby is not latched on properly and therefore is unable to get the milk that is available. When there is not a lot of milk (as there is not, normally, in the first few days), the baby must be well latched on in order to get the milk. This accounts for "but he's been on the breast for 2 hours and is still hungry when I take him off". By not Starting Out Right well, the baby is unable to get the mother's first milk, called colostrum. Anyone who suggests you pump your milk to know how much colostrum there is, does not understand breastfeeding, and should be politely ignored. Once the mother's milk is abundant, a baby can latch on poorly and still may get plenty of milk.
 
 
A baby should be on the breast 20 (10, 15, 7.6) minutes on each side.
 
Not true! 
 
However, a distinction needs to be made between "being on the breast" and "breastfeeding". If a baby is actually drinking for most of 15-20 minutes on the first side, he may not want to take the second side at all. If he drinks only a minute on the first side, and then nibbles or sleeps, and does the same on the other, no amount of time will be enough. The ...

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