Breast Feeding

Pumping Breast Milk | Donor Milk

By pumping your breast milk, you can provide breast milk for your infant.  You can also directly feed at the breast or use donor milk.  Direct breastfeeding is the most common way moms provide breast milk for their infants. When the infant shows hunger cues, a mom gets baby to breast and the infant nurses […]

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How to Stop Breast feeding | When to Wean

How to stop breast feeding and the appropriate time to stop breast feeding varies from one mom & baby to another. Whether you’ve breast fed your child for a year or a month, weaning is a decision for you to make or sometimes your infant makes for you.  Even if your child has decided to wean from […]

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Breast feeding Supplies | The Top 10 Best Breast Feeding Tools

Breast Feeding Supplies — Top 10 list — Here it is.  My top 10 breast feeding supplies discovered after many years of consulting with breastfeeding mothers.  Be sure to share your experiences or even create your own Top 10 List of breast feeding supplies. Co-bedding with your newborns can assist with frequent feedings at night. […]

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Diet for Breast Feeding Mom

The diet for breast feeding mom needs about 300- 500 extra calories per day to support lactation. That’s about one little extra snack per day above your pre-pregnancy calorie intake.   Calories aren’t the only thing that matter.  It’s also important to eat a variety of foods and spices.  A mom’s breastmilk will take on the […]

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