Breastfeeding Basics

Breastfeeding Basics

Breastfeeding is instinctive for babies, but for mothers its a learned skill.  This article may help you to speed up the learning process by describing different feeding positions, latching techniques, what your baby’s different sucking actions mean and more.

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Increasing Breast Milk Supply

Increasing Breast Milk Supply

One of the most common reasons nursing mothers give their baby bottle feeds is because they feel they are not producing enough milk for their baby.  Fortunately there are many ways to increase milk supply.

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What To Do If Your Breasts Are Leaking

What To Do If Your Breasts Are Leaking

It's normal for breasts to leak when the pressure builds.  Mostly, this is a minor inconvenience, but on occasion it can cause embarrassment when without warning milk gushes forth and runs down the front of your clothing.  Find ways to manage leaking breasts.

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Sore And Cracked Nipples

Sore And Cracked Nipples

Breastfeeding with damaged nipple can feel like they’re being sliced with razor blades or burned with a hot poker.  Find out how to prevent and heal your nipples so that you can enjoy nursing your baby in comfort.

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Engorged Breasts

Engorged Breasts

our breasts are engorged. They feel rock-hard and throb with pain.  You can’t sleep or hold baby to your chest.  What causes engorgement?  Can it be prevented?  What the best way to relieve discomfort?

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Benefits of Breastfeeding

Benefits of Breastfeeding

We all know that ‘breast is best’ when it comes to infant nutrition. But may not know the many ways that breastfeeding and breast milk is superior to bottle-feeding and infant formula.  This article lists a number of benefits to babies and mothers linked to breastfeeding.

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Alcohol and Breastfeeding

Alcohol and Breastfeeding

There may be a special occasion coming up during which you would like to have a few drinks.  Learn how alcohol affects breast milk, the effects this can have on a breastfed baby, and the steps you can take to minimize any risk to your baby.

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Breastfeeding to sleep, sleep feeding association, baby only breastfeeds to sleep

Breastfeeding To Sleep

It's natural for babies to fall asleep while breastfeeding, but “natural” doesn’t mean free from complications. Discover the advantages and potential disadvantages linked to breastfeeding a baby to sleep.

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10 Myths About Breastfeeding

10 Myths About Breastfeeding

Parenting information is often spread from word of mouth, as is misinformation. Or it might be that we make assumptions about a situation that is incorrect. There are a number of mistaken beliefs related to breastfeeding.

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