Category: Breastfeeding

The Best Breast Pump Reviews For Expressing Milk

Looking for the best breast pump reviews? As a parent, how you decide to feed your baby is an important choice. You want to breastfeed, but in a modern world, you realize you won’t always have the luxury of being able to nurse baby directly. Whether your baby is sick, you have sore breasts, baby has feeding problems, or you need to return to work. However, you don’t need to stop breastfeeding. You CAN have the best of both worlds. Using a breast pump is the perfect solution for you. Finding the best breast pump can be stressful, so...

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Flat Or Inverted Nipple Breastfeeding Guide

Are you worried about breastfeeding with flat or inverted nipples? Just like breasts, our nipples come in all shapes and sizes. Your nipples are designed to stick outward when touched, stimulated by your hormones, or cold. This shape makes it easy for baby to latch onto your breast and start sucking. Around 10% of women have a nipple shape which benefits from a few tricks to aid breastfeeding. This guide is to help inform you about tips and techniques to breastfeeding with flat or inverted nipples. Knowing this advice in pregnancy can prepare you to avoid breastfeeding attachment problems....

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Laid Back Breastfeeding – A Position all Nursing Mamas Should Know

Do you struggle with breastfeeding positions? I bet you’re all fingers and thumbs, flailing baby arms and unable to see if your baby is latched correctly. Wouldn’t it be great if you could just lie back and relax during a feed? Well, you can actually. The answer is laid back breastfeeding, or ‘biological nurturing’ if you want its Sunday name. Although Laid back breastfeeding is technically a breastfeeding position, it’s so much more than that. It’s thought to be the most natural way to breastfeed your baby. Leading breastfeeding expert Dr. Suzanne Colson would argue it’s the best nursing...

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Feeding on Demand When Breastfeeding

During the first feed after birth, the first question you’ll ask your nurse is “How often should I feed my baby?” There are two routes you can follow: A feeding schedule or feeding on demand. The best method will be the one that works well for you, your baby and your family life. As a new mom, it can be hard to get unbiased information from family and friends. This guide will provide you with information about demand feeding. It will help you develop the skills to observe your baby closely, so you know when they need to feed....

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The Secret To A Good Breastfeeding Latch

A good breastfeeding latch is essential for feeding your baby. The latch is the word used to describe how baby attaches to the breast and nipple. You may also hear this referred to as ‘attachment’. If your baby does not latch on the breast well it creates a whole host of problems. This includes poor milk supply, sore nipples, baby weight loss and unhappy mama and baby. It’s not hard to see why a poor latch can often result in quitting breastfeeding. It’s not hard to see why a poor latch can often result in quitting breastfeeding. I created...

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