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Choosing a Nursing Position
A summary of the types of nursing positions and tips on when to choose a particular position and the basics of each.
Mama's Milk – Book Review
My review of the lovely children's book about nursing in the human and animal world -- Mama's Milk by Michael Elsohn Ross and Ashley Wolff.
Breastfeeding and Naps
Even among breastfeeding advocates, there is always some debate over whether or not it is a good idea to nurse children to sleep, especially for naps. Explore the debate and my recommendation on naps.
Scheduled Feedings and Breastfeeding
Scheduled feedings, such as described in Ezzo's "On Becoming Babywise," can cause significant health problems in some babies. Learn more about scheduled feedings and on-cue feedings. Includes links to AAP recommendations and alerts on this topic.
L'oved Baby Nursing Shawl - Product Review
A review of the L'oved Baby 4-in-1 Nursing Shawl.
Using a Nursing Cover
Nursing covers are rapidly becoming a "must-have" on every major baby registry. Prospective mothers can choose from multiple styles and fabrics, and even coordinate with diaper bags and baby carriers. So if you breastfeed, or plan to breastfeed, should you get and use a nursing cover?
Using Stored Breast Milk - Guidelines
Guidelines for using expressed breast milk - including information on milk separation, warming or thawing breast milk, reusing milk and stocking frozen breastmilk.
Breast Milk Pumping and Storage Basics
Basic guidelines for pumping and storage of expressed breast milk.
How To Store Breast Milk
Guidelines for storing expressed breast milk -- fresh, refrigerated or frozen.
When to Wean -- About Mother-Led Weaning
According to the AAP, mothers should nurse "at least the first year of life and beyond for as long as mutually desired by mother and child." In exploring that recommendation, we'll address the approach of Mother-Led Weaning.
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