Author: Jennifer Ritchie

Jennifer Ritchie is an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant, published author, and owner of Milkalicious, a California-based in-home lactation consulting service. Jennifer was inspired to become a lactation consultant after struggling to find breastfeeding support when her daughter was born. Through her own experiences, Jennifer also saw the need for a more realistic, personalized and evidence-based approach to educating and supporting new mothers about breastfeeding.

One of the most astonishing revelations about newborns is their ability to communicate almost from birth. Without words, they inform when they want to eat, how they learn, when they want to play, and even rest. Learn to better read these signals and you may just avoid meltdowns from both...