milk supply

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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Fenugreek | An Herb to Help Increase Milk Supply

Fenugreek is an herb used in curry and Asian dishes to give a maple syrup flavor to foods and it  is used as an herbal medication. For the purpose of increasing your milk supply, purchase it in capsule form. The milligrams in each capsule will vary (usually 500-600mg). Most moms start by taking 3 capsules 3 […]

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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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