Encore: Simple Steps As You Start Breastfeeding

with guest Liz Flight

Air Date: May 8, 2017

Although breastfeeding is a natural way to feed your baby, it might not feel entirely natural from the start. Fortunately, there are some simple steps that will help, immediately after your baby’s birth and later. Join Marie and Liz Flight, RN, IBCLC of the Tidewater Lactation Group for a discussion of breastfeeding tips to solve problems that many new mothers experience. Find out why rooming-in is a good idea, what to do about jaundice, how to advocate for your baby in the hospital, and how to care for your newborn baby. Questions? Call 1-866-472-5792 during the show, or e-mail radio@borntobebreastfed.com any time.

Guest Profile – Liz Flight

Liz Flight has helped mothers and babies with breastfeeding for over 25 years. As a Navy wife, Liz is focused on the needs of military families and has developed lactation programs for several Navy hospitals over the last 10 years and provided guidance for policy makers concerning support of the military mother returning to active duty.

Liz continues to provide professional education for military residency programs. Liz has been board certified as an IBCLC since 1993. She is on the Executive Board of the USLCA (United States Lactation Consultant Association) and is active in her regional chapter, TALCA (Tidewater Area Lactation Consultant Association).
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