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The Importance of Breastfeeding Support
The importance of a support network for breastfeeding mothers.
The Right to Breastfeed in Public
A perspective on attitudes towards breastfeeding in public, inspired by the harrassment of a North Carolina mother nursing at a local employment office.
Breastfeeding after Breast Reduction
Information, guidelines and resources for women interested in breastfeeding after breast reduction surgery.
Do Breastfed Babies Need Bottles
Breast pumps and bottles are listed as a "must have" on every baby registry these days. But if you plan to breastfeed exclusively, do you need bottles?
Infant Loss and Breast Milk Production
It is easy to forget that women who experience the crushing tragedy of infant demise, stillbirth or even late-term miscarriage will still have to face the reality of dealing with the onset of breast milk production. Here is some helpful information on reducing and stopping milk production.
Breast Pads – Breastfeeding Essentials
Breast pads are an essential item for a newly breastfeeding mom. Available in both washable and disposable varieties, these little circles of padding collect the inevitable leakage of breast milk in the early days and weeks of breastfeeding.
Breastfeeding and Weight Loss
Weight loss is often an important issue for new mothers. Nursing mothers often hear how easy and rapid weight loss is a great benefit of breastfeeding. But sometimes after a few months, more of that pregnancy belly is still around than mothers would like. So is dieting safe while breastfeeding?
Breastfeeding in the Hospital
Getting a great start to breastfeeding can avoid a lot of the common problems and concerns that many women face. The first 48 hours of nursing can be critical in sending signals to the brain to produce a good supply of milk.
What is a Lactation Educator
What is a lactation educator? Information on the training, education and qualifications of this type of breastfeeding professional.
Using the Cross-Cradle Nursing Position
The cross-cradle nursing position, also known as the cross-cradle nursing hold, cross-cradle latching hold or transition hold is a great "training position" for both mother and baby as they both learn to breastfeed in the first days and weeks.
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