Infant Nutrition

Benefits of Breast Feeding Your Baby

The Benefits of breast feeding your baby are numerous.  As a parent you will make many decisions for your child.  One important decision is whether to feed your infant breast milk, formula, or both. Many organizations (American Academy of Pediatrics, National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, World Health Organization, American Dietetic Association) recommend breast milk […]

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Allergy to Milk | Can that Cause Fussiness?

Can a Milk Allergy be causing your breast fed infant pain. Is that fussiness related to the milk in mom’s diet? What symptoms are associated with milk protein allergy or intolerance?

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A Fussy Baby | Is this colic or something else?

Is your baby crying, fussy, colicky? Could it be a milk allergy or is it normal? What are some tools a parent can use to help soothe their fussy baby? Learn more at https://kidsbestnutrition.com

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Preparing to Breastfeed

Preparing to breastfeed during pregnancy is recommended. Read about nursing, take breastfeeding classes, and be sure to discuss breastfeeding plans with the baby’s father and your family members. The more prepared you are the easier it will be.  By preparing to breastfeed, you’ll find more success once the baby’s here. Preparing to breastfeed — Some […]

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Formula Milk | Feeding your baby

Formula milk feeding is a common parent choice.  There are several reasons a parent chooses to give formula to his or her infant instead of or in addition to breastmilk. As a parent you will make many decisions for your child. Before choosing formula over giving breastmilk to your infant, be sure you review the […]

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Milk Supply | How do I know there’s enough?

Milk supply — knowing there’s enough is a constant worry for many moms, dads, and grandmas too.  Sometimes we get to depending on “exactness” too much and should trust nature and our instincts.  When bottle feeding parents can “see” exactly what’s being taken by the infant.  When breast feeding many parents think it’s a “guess” […]

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To Increase Milk Supply

To increase milk supply many mothers go to great lengths with much concern when there may not be a problem.   So, first of all, is your supply really low?  Make sure you really need to increase your supply.  Sometimes the milk supply is just fine and the baby and mom are miscommunicating.  Babies can […]

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Increase Breast Milk Supply | Reglan and Domperidone

Increase breast milk supply with medications like Reglan and Domperidone.  Many moms want to know how they can increase breast milk supply using prescription medications.  Once you’ve exhausted all other ways to increase your breast milk supply, then you may need to use one of these medications to assist you.  Reglan (Metoclopramide)  and Domperidone ( […]

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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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