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What are Nipple Shields and Do I need them?

What are Nipple Shields and Do I need them?

What are nipple shields and can they help me breastfeed?  Find out in this article by Sheila Janakos, IBCLC and Healthy Horizons CEO.

by Healthy Horizons on September 15, 2021
Mom Moments: Bridge Your Way Back to the Workplace - Healthy Horizons Breastfeeding Centers, Inc.

Mom Moments: Bridge Your Way Back to the Workplace

As Mother’s Day approaches, many new moms and moms-to-be already have been working from home for several weeks during the...
by Healthy Horizons on May 07, 2020
Ask Sheila: Missing Pumping Sessions Because of Long Meetings - Healthy Horizons Breastfeeding Centers, Inc.

Ask Sheila: Missing Pumping Sessions Because of Long Meetings

Aimee asks, "I have a couple of meetings that have begun running long so I missed my pumping sessions. Is...
by Healthy Horizons on October 01, 2019
Ask Sheila: Temporary Break - Healthy Horizons Breastfeeding Centers, Inc.

Ask Sheila: Temporary Break

Temporary Break Veronica asks, “I really want to breastfeed my baby when she is born, but I am afraid that...
by Healthy Horizons on June 08, 2018
Ask Sheila: Nursing a Premature Baby - Healthy Horizons Breastfeeding Centers, Inc.

Ask Sheila: Nursing a Premature Baby

Nursing a Premature Baby Kim H. asks, "I have been on bed rest since I was 22 weeks pregnant and...
by Healthy Horizons on December 21, 2017
Ask Sheila: How do I travel without my baby while breastfeeding? - Healthy Horizons Breastfeeding Centers, Inc.

Ask Sheila: How do I travel without my baby while breastfeeding?

Jillian S. asks, “My husband and I are going to be separated from our three-month-old baby Jack for several days...
by Healthy Horizons on June 28, 2017
Ask Sheila: How Long is a Pumping Session at Work? - Healthy Horizons Breastfeeding Centers, Inc.

Ask Sheila: How Long is a Pumping Session at Work?

 Anne and baby Emily (3.5 months) ask, "When I return to work, how long should I pump during each pumping...
by Healthy Horizons on April 17, 2017
Ask Sheila: What is the Best Day to Return from Maternity Leave? - Healthy Horizons Breastfeeding Centers, Inc.

Ask Sheila: What is the Best Day to Return from Maternity Leave?

  Madeline asks, "I'm going to work next week for the first time since maternity leave, what is the best...
by Healthy Horizons on March 01, 2017
Ask Sheila: My Daycare Provider Thinks My Baby Needs More Milk - Healthy Horizons Breastfeeding Centers, Inc.

Ask Sheila: My Daycare Provider Thinks My Baby Needs More Milk

Q: Sherry asks, “Why does my four-month-old baby girl Ellie take less milk compared to the babies in her daycare...
by Healthy Horizons on January 03, 2017
Ask Sheila: Flying with an Infant - Healthy Horizons Breastfeeding Centers, Inc.

Ask Sheila: Flying with an Infant

Aimee W. asks, “I have to take a flight with my five month old daughter Marie, who is breastfeeding. How...
by Healthy Horizons on November 18, 2016
Ask Sheila: Can I Breastfeed After Breast Cancer? - Healthy Horizons Breastfeeding Centers, Inc.

Ask Sheila: Can I Breastfeed After Breast Cancer?

Melissa asks, “I am seven months pregnant and expecting our third child. I was able to breastfeed my other two...
by Healthy Horizons on September 21, 2016
Ask Sheila: Am I Bringing Home Enough Milk From Work? - Healthy Horizons Breastfeeding Centers, Inc.

Ask Sheila: Am I Bringing Home Enough Milk From Work?

Erica asks, “My little one is twelve months old and I am barely able to pump any milk when I...
by Healthy Horizons on July 29, 2016
Ask Sheila: Is it Safe to Exercise while Breastfeeding? - Healthy Horizons Breastfeeding Centers, Inc.

Ask Sheila: Is it Safe to Exercise while Breastfeeding?

Jess asks, “Is it safe to exercise while breastfeeding? My mother insists that it will cause my milk to sour,...
by Healthy Horizons on July 07, 2016
Ask Sheila: Breastfeeding with Celiac Disease - Healthy Horizons Breastfeeding Centers, Inc.

Ask Sheila: Breastfeeding with Celiac Disease

Breastfeeding With Celiac Disease Rana asks, “I am eight months pregnant with my first baby and I am planning on...
by Healthy Horizons on June 28, 2016
Ask Sheila: Fertility while Breastfeeding - Healthy Horizons Breastfeeding Centers, Inc.

Ask Sheila: Fertility while Breastfeeding

Fertility While Breastfeeding Beth asks, “I am happily breastfeeding my three month old after a rocky start with sore nipples...
by Healthy Horizons on May 25, 2016
Ask Sheila: Baby Vitamins & Breastfeeding - Healthy Horizons Breastfeeding Centers, Inc.

Ask Sheila: Baby Vitamins & Breastfeeding

Baby Vitamins & Breastfeeding Carmen asks, “My two month old baby boy is fully breastfed and I just got back...
by Healthy Horizons on April 23, 2016
Ask Sheila: Baby Sleeping Too Much? - Healthy Horizons Breastfeeding Centers, Inc.

Ask Sheila: Baby Sleeping Too Much?

Baby Sleeping Too Much Sandee asks, “I have been attending the Healthy Horizons Breastfeeding Support Group every week with my...
by Healthy Horizons on March 18, 2016
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