There’s nothing more devastating to a new mom who desperately wants to breastfeed, than to learn she may not have a full milk supply due to insufficient glandular tissue. What is breast hypoplasia? How do you know if you have it? And where are the best places to find the support you need to get through this emotional time?
Diana Cassar-Uhl, IBCLC
Diana Cassar-Uhl, IBCLC has written articles for the La Leche League publications Leaven and Breastfeeding Today, and is the author of the La Leche League tear-off sheet Vitamin D, Your Baby, and You. She is a frequent presenter at breastfeeding education events. Diana looks forward to graduating with a Master of Public Health in 2013 and hopes to pursue a career in lactation research. Diana, mother to three breastfed children, served as a clarinetist on active Army duty in the West Point Band from 1995-2012.
TheBoobGroup.com | Breast Hypoplasia and Breastfeeding, Transcription
DianaIBCLC.com | Diana’s Website and Blog
What Happens When the “Booby Fairy” Doesn’t Arrive | Podcast featuring Diana
IGT and Low Milk Supply | Facebook Page
Diary of a Lactation Failure | Blog
Not Everyone Can Breastfeed | Website
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