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Weaning Your Baby Off Breast Milk

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The Weaning method involves gradually cutting back the number of times a mother breastfeeds the baby during a day. Slowly reducing the number of times the mother breastfeeds can help prevent breast engorgement and depression. Taking it slow also makes the transition to a bottle or cup easy. The baby is considered weaned when he […]

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Dads Role in Breastfeeding

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As soon as one says breastfeeding, one thinks about it being a mother’s job. It was a common belief among all men that they are passive observers of such an intimate moment between their child and mother. They felt excluded. But times have changed, roles have reversed. Even dads can take an active participation in […]

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Foods to Avoid While Breastfeeding

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Most nursing Mommies are accustomed to some of the fuss that their newborns baby can raise when fed on certain days. Some of these may be genuine baby moods or seeking Mommy’s undivided attention towards himself or herself. On the other hand, if you are noticing a typical pattern of this behaviour in co-ordination with […]

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Breastfeeding Tips for New Mothers

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Breastfeeding means feeding a baby or child with the milk from a woman, usually a mother’s breast. According to WHO, exclusive breastfeeding, i.e., feeding of only mother’s milk and no other fluids or solids should be done for a minimum of six months from the birth of the baby. After that, breastfeeding accompanied by other […]

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Breastfeeding as a method of contraception

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Most women who recently delivered a baby use breastfeeding as a method of birth control to uphold a gap between baby’s births. Efficiency is an important concern while considering a birth control method. Today, we are discussing on how effective is breastfeeding as a birth control method. How does breastfeeding work to prevent pregnancy? Breastfeeding […]

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Tips of breastfeeding for new moms

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Breastfeeding is an important topic for every new mom. Your body will produce colostrum (pre-milk) for first few days after your baby’s birth. Colostrum is nutrient rich and has properties including antibacterial and immune-system-boosting substances. Colostrum may be either thick and yellowish or thin and watery. After 3 to 4 days of colostrum production, the […]

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Health benefits of breast feeding

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Babies tend to get the wholesome nutrition they need from breast milk, which formula milk cannot match. Breast milk provides the ideal combination of carbohydrates, proteins and fats that a baby needs. It also provides antibodies needed to fight off viruses and bacteria in a form more easily digested than infant formula milk. The advantages […]

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Myths about breastfeeding

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As soon as you deliver your baby, you will be inundated with suggestions and advice regarding every aspect of raising your baby including breast feeding. It is therefore, very important for every expectant mother to find out all the facts on breast feeding in advance, to be able to combat the myths and stay firm […]

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Breastfeeding – common questions and answers

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As a new mother, it is common to have doubts and insecurities about breast feeding. Breast feeding needs you to be relaxed, and take the time to bond with your baby. While it may seem more convenient to use formula milk, in fact there are many critical advantages to exclusive breast feeding that is not […]

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Breast feeding vs. formula feeding

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Every woman who is pregnant or has just delivered, would have considered this at some time and made her choice. While many women choose formula milk for the convenience of it, if they were aware of the many benefits of breastfeeding, they would rethink their decision. Read through the following before making your choice. Breast […]