If your baby was previously a 'good breast-feeder’ but now gets upset, cries, squirms and refuses to latch except when drowsy or asleep, it may be that he has developed a breastfeeding aversion. This common but often overlooked or misdiagnosed problem is as distressing for nursing mothers as it is for their babies.
Nursing mothers often worry that their baby is getting enough breast milk. Learning the signs that indicate a baby is well nourished may help you to breastfeed with confidence.
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.
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.