Breast Practices

Mother & Baby India|May 2020

Breast Practices
Effath Yasmin is India's leading IBCLC, a biodynamic craniosacral therapist from Mumbai, India and founder of Nourish & Nurture. Her special interests lie in infant oral and sucking dysfunction, tongue-tie assessment, treatment and rehabilitation, biomechanics of breastfeeding and treatment of birth trauma, anxiety and depression. Yasmin serves on the national board of Birth India and international advisory board of ICAP (International Consortium of Oral Ankylofrenula Professionals) and GOLD Conferences. She is also the producer and director of an award-winning international documentary film Untying Breastfeeding screened across many countries.
Effath Yasmin

The Covid-19 lockdown recounts the stay at home joys for all mums, and in a way, celebrates staying at home with family. Surely, this is an unprecedented time when socialising has come to a standstill, and all activity is focused on staying safe. It can get frustrating, not being able to step out despite the fulfilling family time. You may find yourself feeling bored, depressed, worried, or isolated. This is a collective feeling in homes across the world, and can be hard to cope with. If you’re a nursing mum, there’s no time like the present to up your game, and conform to this new ‘normal’ with your nursing baby.

Keep a Rhythm: Nature’s hidden secret of life is its rhythm, and this is the secret of a happy home and a happy motherhood. The early days after birth are hard to establish this rhythm, especially the first 40 days. However, in this massive transition time too, you can still find a way to recognise and keep small cycles of rhythms; nurse–sleep change–nurse.


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May 2020