breastfeeding

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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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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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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