June 27, 2016

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 perfect opportunity to […]
June 27, 2016

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 breasts […]
June 27, 2016

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 to provide your baby […]
June 27, 2016

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 alone – many mothers around the […]
June 27, 2016

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 year old. Whatever you […]
June 27, 2016

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 doesn’t […]
June 27, 2016

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 to […]
June 27, 2016

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 pain should not be part […]
June 27, 2016

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 surrounding these tubes […]
June 27, 2016

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 breast milk when […]
June 29, 2016

Reflux – should I worry?

You may notice that your baby is bringing up milk during feeding or shortly afterwards – this is a normal occurrence called reflux and in most cases presents no reason […]
June 29, 2016

Causes of breastfeeding pain

Many new mothers believe that pain in the first few days of breastfeeding is normal. Even though it may take some time for you and your baby to find the […]