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Amy Spangler

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How Safe Are VBACs?

Are VBACs relatively risk-free? more

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Can I Breastfeed If I Am Sick?

Is it safe to breastfeed my baby if I am sick? What if I am taking medication for the illness? more


NEW Gooroo Starter Kit—ORDER YOURS Today!

The perfect CONGRATULATIONS! gift for that special mom-to-be. The Gooroo Starter Kit contains 11 items packaged in an elegant, white linen gift box—the perfect place to store keepsakes! In addition to one each of our baby soft products—sleep sack (pink or... more

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Are Artificial Sweeteners Safe For Kids?

Is it safe to give a child food containing artificial sweeteners? more

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Can Breastfeeding Mothers Safely Use Marijuana?

Can recreational or medical use of marijuana by a nursing mother harm her baby? more

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Baby’s First Breastfeeding

You’ve read the books. You’ve watched the videos. You’ve attended the classes. You’ve anticipated and wondered: “Will I be able to breastfeed?” “Will it be painful?” “Will I make enough milk?” “What will I do if I can’t breastfeed?” Truthfully,... more

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Which Medications Are Safe?

Which medications are safe for the baby while pregnant and breastfeeding? more

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How Do I Manage Plugged Ducts?

Is a small, painful lump in the breast just a plugged duct or something more serious? more

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Can I Breastfeed If There Is Blood In My Milk?

If a mother's nipples are cracked and bleeding, does she need to stop breastfeeding? more


Do I Need To Follow A Special Diet While Breastfeeding?

Should breastfeeding mothers avoid certain foods, especially if they have fussy babies? more