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Family and Critcism While Breastfeeding
Holidays and family gatherings can be a stressful time for new nursing mothers. Includes tips to plan for these events and strategies to anticipate and common concerns about or challenges to breastfeeding that a nursing mother may encounter.
Fertility and Breastfeeding
A basic understanding of the effect of breastfeeding on fertility.
First Foods for Breastfed Babies
Introducing first foods to a breastfed baby can be a confusing prospect. Here's some suggestions and thoughts on the process of introducing solid foods.
Foremilk and Hindmilk
There is a great deal of confusion among breastfeeding mothers over the issue of foremilk and hindmilk. The names give the impression of two distinctly different types of milk produced by the breast, when this is far from the truth. Information about foremilk and hindmilk.
Formula Companies and Breastfeeding Support
Formula companies create breastfeeding guides, breastfeeding resource kits and even offer free breastfeeding hotlines. But those wanting to breastfeed would do well to beware of any sort of “breastfeeding support” from formula companies.
Frequent Nursing or Snack Nursing
Some women worry that their infants nurse too often. Discusses frequent nursing or "snack nursing" and why this may be a natural,healthy pattern for you and your baby.
Getting Pregnant while Breastfeeding
Many women, especially those who wait until they are older to start having children, are concerned about their ability to get pregnant if they breastfeed. Explore facts and myths on this topic.
Growth Spurt Survival Tips
Is your infant experiencing a growth spurt? Here's what you need to know to meet your baby's needs...
Hand Expression of Breast Milk
Hand expression of breastmilk can be a useful tool for breastfeeding moms. Gives examples of situations and reasons when hand expression would be appropriate or especially helfpul.
Hazards of Formula - Formula Recalls
One serious and surprisingly common hazard of formula involves the manufacture of the product itself – formula recalls. Includes and overview of the types of recalls, the types of problems and possible options for supplementing mothers.
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