Category: Breastfeeding

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Breastfeeding

Baby Formula Shortage

Parents across the country are struggling to find baby formula due to a nationwide shortage. Here is what parents need to know about the baby

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Breastfeeding

Care for Your Nursing Breasts

If breastfeeding is so natural, it must come easy, right? Yes and no. Unfortunately, almost half of all new mothers who start out nursing their

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Breastfeeding

How to Wean Your Baby

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends exclusive breastfeeding for about six months, and then continuing to breastfeed while gradually weaning and introducing complementary foods until

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Breastfeeding

Increase Your Breast Milk Supply

Low milk supply is one of the most common concerns of new moms. Rest assured insufficient breast milk production is rare. In fact, most women

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Breastfeeding

How to Hand Express Your Breast Milk

Hand expressing your breast milk is especially useful in the early days of breastfeeding. New moms are encouraged to begin hand expressing their colostrum so

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Breastfeeding

When to Introduce the Bottle

Once breastfeeding is going well, your baby can begin drinking your breast milk from a bottle. You should avoid bottle feeding your baby if there

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Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding Overview

One of the most important decisions you make will be about breastfeeding your newborn.  Just like pregnancy, it’s very natural but not very intuitive at

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Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding Latch

Next to how early you start breastfeeding and how often you feed, baby’s latch is essential to breastfeeding success. A healthy full-term baby knows instinctively