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World Breastfeeding Week is Celebrating its 25th Year

by : Tracy Johnson |

Aug 4 17

Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week Some of you may or may not know this week is World Breastfeeding Week. It goes from Tuesday, August 1st to Monday August 7th, and 2017 is its 25th year of being celebrated and recognized across the globe.  The theme for this year is “Sustaining Breastfeeding Together”. World Breastfeeding Week started in […]


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What is Engorgement and How To Prevent and Reduce It

by : Tracy Johnson |

Jun 29 17

What is engorgement? Engorgement is the feeling that you have when your boobs are so full of milk that you feel like they may explode. Usually, this feeling happens a few days after delivery, between two to four days. In those first couple days, you will be producing thick, yellow colostrum. When you hit to the two […]


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Common Questions Mothers Have During Pregnancy

by : Tracy Johnson |

Jun 27 17

Some common questions Here are a few common questions that most mothers have, especially if it is their first pregnancy. What is your estimated due date? Your due date is set to help you gauge your potential delivery date. The baby can be born any time around this day, which is usually within 10 days. […]


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Simple Tips to Make Breastfeeding a Little Easier

by : Tracy Johnson |

Jun 21 17

Simple tips These simple tips can help any mother who wants to try breastfeeding. Every new mom knows breastfeeding can be tough at times and very time consuming. It is a hard skill to learn, but don’t get discouraged. Keep practicing and you will get the hang of it.  Study before birth You will need to start […]


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How to Know if Your Baby is Ready to Switch Breasts

by : Tracy Johnson |

Jun 20 17

When to Switch Breasts Knowing when to switch breasts while breastfeeding is important for both you and your baby. Letting your baby finish one breast before moving on to the other one is key. This gives the baby all the fat and calories it needs. It also helps to keep up your supply. The best way to know when you […]


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When You Should Start Breast Pumping and the Importance of Cleaning Your Pump Parts

by : Tracy Johnson |

Jun 19 17

When You Should Start Breast Pumping Breast pumping requires a lot of work and time. Knowing you are giving your baby the best nutrition and food for your baby makes it worth it. Best time to start pumping and building up your supply, is a few weeks before going back to work. Pump in the […]


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Safe Medications You Can Take While Pregnant or Breastfeeding

by : Tracy Johnson |

Jun 14 17

Medications can help women stay healthy while they are pregnant and also breastfeeding when it is more likely that they could get themselves or their baby sick. We are going to provide a list of medications that you can use for a variety of symptoms and illnesses. All of these are safe for you and your […]


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Common Reasons To Start Breast Pumping and Keep Your Supply Up

by : Tracy Johnson |

Jun 12 17

Why try breast pumping? Breast pumping is one of the most common ways to increase your milk supply when you are not with your baby and need to have a supply on hand for when someone else is with the baby. This is especially important if you are planning to go back to work. If you want more information on pumping […]


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The Health Benefits Your Baby Will Receive From Breastfeeding

by : Tracy Johnson |

Jun 9 17

Breastfeeding can be a challenge at times for a lot of mothers, between work, activities, and the daily hassles of life. But, when it comes to the benefits your baby will receive, it makes all the work worth it. Below you will find a list of health benefits your baby will have if you choose to breastfeed. Breastfeeding Health Benefits […]


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Great Breastfeeding Options and Ideas for Working Mothers

by : Tracy Johnson |

Jun 8 17

Breastfeeding is a Personal Choice The choice of breastfeeding your baby or not is all up to you and it is your decision. Breast milk is very beneficial for your baby, because there is no other food that matches the health benefits that your own breast milk can’t give. This can be hard to continue doing for working […]


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