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Pregnancy and Newborns   - Feeding Your Baby

Feeding Your Baby

Breastfeeding Basics

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  • Getting Started

    Getting Started Breastfeeding your child Nature designed human milk especially for human babies, and it has several advantages over any substitute ever developed. Your milk contains just the right ba...

  • Knock Down the Hurdles to Breastfeeding

    Knock Down the Hurdles to Breastfeeding Breastfeeding is one of the greatest health advantages you can give your infant. A breastfed baby may be less prone to ear infections and diarrhea. The child m...

  • Maternal Nutrition and Breastfeeding

    Maternal Nutrition and Breastfeeding A mother's diet while breastfeeding One of the most frequently asked questions from mothers who are breastfeeding or pumping milk to feed their babies is, "Do I n...

  • Effective Breastfeeding

    Effective Breastfeeding What is effective breastfeeding? A baby who breastfeeds effectively cues (shows readiness) for feedings, is in a good feeding position, latches-on (attaches) deeply at the bre...

  • How Milk Is Made

    How Milk Is Made How is breast milk made? Many mothers find they can appreciate their babies' breastfeeding patterns or the need for frequent feedings when they understand how breast milk is produced...

  • Effective Sucking

    Effective Sucking What is effective sucking? During effective, nutritive sucking, your baby uses the structures of his or her mouth to compress the milk sinuses beneath your breast and move milk into...

  • Breast Milk Is the Best Milk

    Breast Milk Is the Best Milk Nature designed human milk especially for human babies, and it has several advantages over any substitute ever developed. Your milk contains just the right balance of nut...