Monthly Archives: September 2011

Breastfeeding During Emergencies

Emergencies can happen at anytime, often with little or no warning.  Natural disasters can force families to live without power for days at a time. Families may be evacuated to a safer area, displaced due to loss or damage to their … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding myths busted: The lowdown on common breastfeeding misconceptions (part 1)

Myth: It’s important to wash your nipples before breastfeeding. Fact: It is not beneficial to wash your nipples prior to breastfeeding. In fact, washing can remove the lubricating, anti-bacterial oils that are secreted from the Montgomery glands. Rinsing with warm water during your daily bath is … Continue reading

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