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Top Breastfeeding Tips for New Mothers

Create: 03/22/2017 - 13:56
Top Breastfeeding Tips for New Mothers
Towards the end of pregnancy, women start making colostrum in the breasts. Colostrum is the very first milk that baby will receive. It's quite a thick, sticky substance. It's packed full of anti-bodies and we sometimes talk about it being baby's first immunisation.
 
Some mum's are really aware of that colostru towards the end of pregnancy and other's don't notice it at all. And that will be there for the first few days after your baby is born. After a few days, after baby is born, the milk changes. And women start producing milk as we understand it.

How to Breastfeed in the Side-Lying Position?

Create: 03/07/2017 - 13:36
How to Breastfeed in the Side-Lying Position?
Learning to nurse your baby lying down is invaluable. The side-lying position is relaxing and gets you more much-needed sleep. You can use it to nurse your baby at night or to nap-nurse during the day. This position is also beneficial for the mom who had a cesarean birth.
 
Step 1: Get mom comfortable
Step 2: Position baby eye-level to nipple
Step 3: Baby's arms should hug the breast
Step 4: Roll baby toward mom

Deep Latch Technique for Pain-Free Breastfeeding

Create: 02/26/2017 - 07:24
Deep Latch Technique for Pain-Free Breastfeeding
In order to get milk from the breast, the baby must latch onto the breast. The word "latch" describes the way a baby takes the breast into his/her mouth. The better the latch, the more easily the baby gets mother's milk.
 
Step 1: Start baby in Kangaroo/Reset Position
Step 2: Press on baby's back, not head or neck.
Step 3: Bring baby nipple-to-nose.
Step 4: Bring baby in close, arms hugging breast.
Step 5: Thumbs up, across from baby's nose, pull away.

Everything You Need to Know About Breastfeeding

Create: 02/22/2017 - 12:04
Everything You Need to Know About Breastfeeding
How to start breastfeeding?
Making the decision to breastfeed is a personal matter. Although doctors strongly recommend breastfeeding, the decision is up to “you and to your body’s ability to do it”. I have some tips for you to start breastfeeding.
 
What Are the ABCs of Breastfeeding?
A = Awareness: Watch for your baby's signs of hunger, and breastfeed whenever your baby is hungry. This is called "on demand" feeding. 

Great Resources For Questions About Breastfeeding

Create: 02/14/2017 - 03:37
Great Resources For Questions About Breastfeeding
When you first get started, you will probably have a lot of breastfeeding questions. Luckily, there’s no shortage of resources you can tap for help, ranging from state and federal programs to certified lactation consultants. There are also a wide variety of resources to help answer your questions about breastfeeding online.
 
For example:
La Leche Leauge - llli.org
US Lactation Consultant Association - uslca.org
Women Infants And Children - fns.usda.gov/wic

Breastfeeding Problems and Help: What is the Hardest Part About Breastfeeding?

Create: 02/14/2017 - 03:28
Breastfeeding, Baby, Breastfeeding Problems and Help, What is the Hardest Part About Breastfeeding, Breastfeeding Problems and Solutions, Warning Signs of Breastfeeding Problems, Breastfeeding Answers, Breastfeeding Difficulties, Sore Nipple Management
Every parent has something they find difficult about breastfeeding, whether it’s trouble latching, lifestyle changes, low milk production or any number of other common problems. However, this is completely normal and the overall benefits of breastfeeding make the problems seem small.
 
In this baby gooroo video, by breastfeeding expert Amy Spangler, a few new moms and dads talk about the breastfeeding problems and issues they had when they first started and how they overcame them.

Baby Feeding - When Should You Start To Feed Solid Food?

Create: 02/14/2017 - 03:15
Baby Feeding - When Should You Start To Feed Solid Food?
When is your baby ready for solid food? There's no right answer for everyone, but around 6 months your baby should start to be ready for solid food. However, even when your baby is eating solid food you should continue to breastfeed as breast milk is still a vital part of your baby's diet.
 
In this baby gooroo video, by breastfeeding expert Amy Spangler, she and a few new moms and dads talk about when they started feeding solid foods and the importance of continuing to breastfeed for at least the first year.


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