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Epidurals and Breastfeeding
Epidurals during labor can affect breastfeeding success in several ways. Basic information and links to an important study on the effect of epidurals on breastfeeding.
End Breastfeeding with a Weaning Party
A Goodbye to Nursing Party is a great way for toddlers or older children and mothers to give closure to the end of a breastfeeding relationship. Here's some thoughts on weaning parties and my own experience saying goodbye to nursing.
Encouraging Friends to Breastfeed
For those of us who have experienced successful breastfeeding, it's sometimes hard to know how to be supportive and encouraging with pregnant friends and new mothers. How best can we help others we know and love to share in the joy that we have found through breastfeeding?
Early Breastfeeding and Jaundice
Studies have shown that frequent early breastfeeding has a significant correlation to reducing or eliminating exaggerated jaundice in newborns.
Drinking while Breastfeeding – Pumping and Dumping
There is a common misconception that breastfeeding mothers who drink an alcoholic beverage must "pump and dump," that is, pump and throw away their breast milk before feeding their babies. Do mothers even need to pump and dump? Why or why not?
Drinking Alcohol While Breastfeeding
Is it safe to drink alcohol while breastfeeding? Addresses the scientific, psychological and practical considerations when deciding whether to indulge in a drink while nursing.
Do Nurse-Ins Work?
A nurse-in, sometimes also called a nursing flash mob, is when a group of breastfeeding mothers deliberately gathers with their nursing babies in a public place to breastfeed. They call attention to political issues surrounding breastfeeding and nursing in public. Are they effective?
Do I Need to Increase My Milk Supply?
Before worrying about *how* to increase milk supply, a common question among nursing mothers, take a moment to stop and determine whether actively increasing supply is really necessary.
Do I Need Breast Pump?
Does every new mother need a breast pump? Explore who needs a breast pump and who does not and how when to buy may be as important as if and what to buy.
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?
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