Bianca Rei

breastfeeding

Mommy Myth #4: You can’t have any dental work done if you are breastfeeding

“Can I have my tooth extracted?” “Can I have a root canal?” “Will I get binat when I go to the dentist? *binat is a Filipino term for getting sick again after recovering. These are the questions that I would frequently encounter from Mom groups and on my Facebook page, so I thought it would be best to …

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Mommy Myth #1: Left Breast is Food, Right Breast is Drink

Well-meaning relatives would probably advise us to offer both breasts in one feeding because your left breast is your baby’s food and your right is your baby’s drink.   There’s actually a variation of this. Some say that one breast is rice and the other is “ulam” (any food that you can pair with rice). It won’t be a complete …

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