Newborn Nutrition

Breastfeeding Newborn Baby | The first days at home

Breastfeeding newborn baby — The first days breastfeeding at home can be tiring and challenging for both parents and your baby. Breastfed infants will continue to feed 8-12 times every 24 hours. Your infant’s stomach still hasn’t stretched too much so smaller, more frequent feedings is normal. At this point mom should be feeling some […]

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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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Newborn Feeding

Newborn feeding — that first latch to mom’s breast is heart warming!  It’s ideal to have your infant to your breast within the first hour after birth. There are a number of reasons for this. First of all, breastfeeding causes uterine contractions and this can slow down mom’s bleeding after birth. Secondly, bonding is so […]

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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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