Category Archives: Articles for Breastfeeding Support Workers

Dr. Jack Newman’s APNO Recipe

  THE “ALL-PURPOSE NIPPLE OINTMENT” OR APNO We call our nipple ointment “all purpose” since it contains ingredients that help deal with multiple causes or aggravating factors of sore nipples. Breastfeeding parents with sore nipples don’t have time to try … Continue reading

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¿Qué tiene la leche materna?

Traducción: Laura Nafissi, Vanina Schoeijett, Verónica Garea, IBCLC. Revisión: Delfina Medeot Puede ser que hayas escuchado a las mujeres de tu comunidad, quizá tu madre o tu abuela, hablando de amamantar a sus bebés. Mucha gente dice que amamantar es … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Guide to Weaning

Gradual Weaning  When weaning happens gradually, it is a process by which nursing frequency decreases slowly over time. The partnership between the mother and child during breastfeeding can be respected and honored if the weaning is done as compassionately as … Continue reading

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What Causes Low Milk Production?

Many mothers worry that they may not produce enough milk for their babies. Well-meaning friends and relatives share their own experiences or stories they have heard from others in an effort to prepare expectant mothers for the worst. Even before … Continue reading

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Breastfeed Your Adopted Baby

Yes, you can breastfeed a baby you did not give birth to. In fact, breastfeeding an adopted baby is recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics. It is even possible to breastfeed if you have never been pregnant or have … Continue reading

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¿Por qué siento tanto sueño cuando amamanto?

Muchas madres luchan por mantenerse alertas mientras amamantan, especialmente durante la noche. Parte del cansancio asociado a la maternidad puede ser atribuido al sueño interrumpido; sin embargo, hay más en esto que falta de sueño. Aun cuando la madre no … Continue reading

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