Monthly Archives: May 2011

How do I know when my baby is hungry?

In the newborn, some early signs of hunger are: smacking lips opening and closing mouth sucking on fingers, or tongue waving arms and kicking legs eye movement under closed eyelids (especially if baby is sleepy and difficult to wake) Some … Continue reading

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Should I Use Peyote If I Am Pregnant Or Breastfeeding?

  *Native Mothering recommends that you consult with your health care provider before attempting to take any medications or drugs while pregnant or breastfeeding. This article is not meant to replace the advice of your healthcare provider or traditional medicine … Continue reading

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How Do I Stop Leaking If I Am Breastfeeding?

Why all this leaking? Doesn’t my baby need that milk? Well yes, but there are many reasons why mothers leak milk. When a mother has a full milk supply, particularly in the beginning of her breastfeeding relationship, she may leak … Continue reading

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