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27 Foods to Increase Breast Milk Supply

As a new mother, it’s totally natural to worry about whether or not your baby is getting enough milk. If your baby seems to be hungry again shortly after feeding time, then perhaps your little one is not getting enough to eat. Certainly, the best way to know is to see a lactation specialist, but […]

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Can You Breastfeed if You Have Food Poisoning?

Have you dealt with an illness and are worried that it might affect your nursing child? While it’s easy to feel good about your choice to breastfeed—you’re making a sacrifice to provide your baby with the best nutrients—it’s also easy to become worried. If you have food poisoning and are worried about how it might inadvertently […]

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9 Tips for Curing Thrush with Gentian Violet

Nursing mothers have long battled thrush, a stubborn yeast infection that is passed back and forth between baby and mother. Thrush is an overgrowth of candida yeast, which occurs naturally in our mouths, genitals and intestines. Thrush often appears as a white patch inside the baby’s mouth, and may be accompanied by a stubborn and severe […]

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3 Tips for Drying Up Your Breast Milk

For some women, breastfeeding is a time when they feel closest to their babies. Being able to provide your child with the love and nourishment is a miracle in itself, and for some, it’s hard to let go. Breast milk contains essential vitamins, enzymes, proteins and disease-fighting immunoglobulins. (1) These components keep your baby healthy […]

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21 Amazing Benefits of Breastfeeding

21 Amazing Benefits of Breastfeeding Breastfeeding is a personal choice, and it’s certainly not for everyone. But, for those moms who decide to breastfeed—or if you’re a mom-to-be and are on the fence about whether you want to breastfeed—there are definitely some really great benefits to consider.In this guide, we go over 21 amazing benefits […]

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How Long Does It Take For Breast Milk To Dry Up?

Are you a mother who has been breastfeeding your little one for awhile and are ready to close up the milk shop? Are you proud of the nourishment you have given your child, but are ready to reclaim some of your independence? Maybe there is no choice in the matter, and you must stop breast […]

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How Long is Breast Milk Good for After Warming?

Pumping and storing breast milk is a painstaking process, so naturally, you don’t want to waste any of the precious ounces. But what if you have already warmed the chilled or frozen packet of milk and your baby didn’t finish it? Can you use it if it’s been sitting out or do you toss it? […]

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