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My Breastfeeding Guide

Breastfeeding & Attachment Parenting- Deciding to breastfeed your new baby may be one of the best decisions you could have made for your baby! Breast milk is proven to be the best form of nutrients for a baby!

Here you will find an array of information on breastfeeding, lactation, and attachment parenting! Topics include breastfeeding questions, nursing help, myths, breastfeeding problems, milk supply issues, breastfeeding positions, support for breastfeeding moms, and expert advice!

Breastfeeding: Starting Out - A good start helps to ensure breastfeeding is a happy experience for both mother and baby.

Breastfeeding Benefits - There are many benefits to breastfeeding. Even if you are able to do it for only a short time, your baby's immune system can benefit from breast milk. Here are many other benefits of breast milk for baby and mom.


Breastfeeding In Public - Nursing a child in the tranquility of home can be among the most memorable moments in life. Why, then, when we take this same bond of closeness and caring out in public, don't we always feel euphoric about what we're doing?

Breastfeeding Positioning - During the early weeks of breastfeeding while you and your baby are in the learning process, you will want to pay special attention to proper positioning and latch-on. Doing so will prevent or lessen nipple soreness and ensure that your baby receives adequate milk. Once nursing is well-established, close attention to these breastfeeding basics is not so crucial unless there is a problem.

Breastfeeding Problems - Common breastfeeding problems and help to solve them!

Breastfeeding Myths - Common breastfeeding myths exposed!

Breastfeeding FAQ - Answers to common breastfeeding and lactation questions!

How is breast milk produced? Learn about breast milk production and lactation.

The Challenges of Nursing - One moms trials of breastfeeding! Find out how she managed to get though breastfeeding the second time!
 
Breast Compression - The purpose of breast compression is to continue the flow of milk to the baby once the baby no longer drinks (open—pause—close type of suck) on his own.
 
Medication & Breastfeeding - The truth about breastfeeding and taking medications! Learn what is safe to take while breastfeeding and when to consult your doctor.
 
Breast Milk Storage - It is important to know the guidelines for storing breast milk properly so that you always give your baby fresh milk. Breast milk is like any other milk and must be stored correctly. Here are some tips for storing breast milk properly.
 
Sore Nipples and Sore Breasts - Tips and ideas for treating sore nipples during breastfeeding
 
 


 
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