Judgment-Free Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding Expectations: The Tenth Month


From the Series: Breastfeeding Expectations

We continue our series, Breastfeeding Expectations, where we follow three breastfeeding moms through the children’s first year of life. At ten months, what’s their favorite part about breastfeeding? What solids are their babies eating now? Are they supplementing with iron?

Our Experts

Robin Kaplan, IBCLC. M.Ed

Robin Kaplan is a international board certified lactation consultant and owner of the San Diego Breastfeeding Center. Throughout the week, she helps breastfeeding mothers during in-home lactation consultations, her clinic and free weekly support group, and prenatal breastfeeding classes. In addition to writing a weekly blog about breastfeeding and parenting, Robin is also the co-editor of the International Lactation Consultant Association blog, Lactation Matters  and a monthly contributor for the Natural Kidz blog. Robin lives in San Diego, CA with her husband, Jason, their two sons, Benjamin and Ryan, and their dog, Tilly. She has a love of cooking, traveling, hiking, going to the beach, social media, and teaching.


Anney Hall
Children: Eleanor (2012)

Cherri Christiansen
Children: Cali (2012)

Jennifer Oliver
Children: Fiona (2009), Bryson (2012)

Additional Resources

La Leche League | Breastfeeding Support

WhattoExpect.com | The Breastfeeding Guide

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