June 27, 2016

Breastfeeding diet

Breastfeeding diet You’ve probably heard of the old saying that you should be eating for two during pregnancy – even though there is some truth to this advice, you shouldn’t […]
June 27, 2016

Breastfeeding your newborn

Breastfeeding your newborn When is the perfect time to start breastfeeding your newborn? The moment your doctor or a nurse puts your newly born baby on your chest, is a […]
June 27, 2016

Engorgement

Engorgement After your baby is born, your breasts start producing colostrum, a fluid filled with nutrients and antibodies that protect your newborn from infections. Two to five days later, you […]
June 27, 2016

Feeding your infant child

Feeding your infant child Once you bring your little bundle of joy home from the hospital, you may find yourself in a whirlwind of questions, doubts and worries on how […]
June 27, 2016

How to increase breast milk supply

How to increase breast milk supply If you are worried about whether you are producing enough milk for your baby’s needs, it may help to know that you are not […]
June 27, 2016

How to stop breastfeeding

How to stop breastfeeding No doubt, breastfeeding is incredibly beneficial for both mother and baby – that is why the experts recommend nursing until your child is at least one […]
June 27, 2016

Lactation

Lactation From conception to delivery, your body goes through significant changes in order to provide a great home for the growing fetus. However, the task of nurturing a new life […]
June 27, 2016

Latching problems

Latching problems A proper latch is necessary for successful and pain-free breastfeeding. The term latching on describes your baby taking the nipple and the entire areola into their mouth. Latching […]
June 27, 2016

Mastitis

Mastitis About 10% of mothers experience breast inflammation called mastitis. There are two types of mastitis non infectious and infectious. Breast-feeding is a learned skill, and poor technique can lead […]
June 27, 2016

Nipple care for breastfeeding mothers

Nipple care for breastfeeding mothers Breastfeeding takes some getting used to – the initial feeling may be strange and slightly uncomfortable. However, you should get used to it , so […]
June 27, 2016

Plugged milk duct

Plugged milk duct Milk ducts are small tubes carrying milk from the glands that secrete it, to the nipple. When the baby starts sucking on the nipple, the muscle cells […]
June 27, 2016

Expressing breast milk

Expressing breast milk There are many reasons why you may be considering expressing breast milk by pumping. These may includes: To make a reserve so that your baby can have […]