Category Archives: Technical Aspects of Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding myths busted: The lowdown on common breastfeeding misconceptions (part 2)

    Myth: There is no way to tell a baby is getting milk while breastfeeding. Fact:  Although breasts do not have ounce markers, you can tell your baby is getting milk while breastfeeding in several simple ways. Watch for … Continue reading

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I’m Breastfeeding and I Think I Have Thrush!

What is Thrush? Thrush can be defined as a parasitic overgrowth of organisms that are considered normal body flora, such as Candida albicans. The most common cause of thrush is C. albicans, but other yeasts in the genus Candidas may also contribute … Continue reading

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A Natural Approach to Birth Control

Did you know there’s a birth control method that works completely with your own body’s fertility signs and signals? Are you aware that this method can be used safely during breastfeeding, and doesn’t require any drugs or chemicals, or contraceptive … Continue reading

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What is Mastitis?

Mastitis can be defined as a breast inflammation (or swelling) occurring typically in just one breast that comes with a fever over 100.4 F. It can include body aches and chills (general malaise), and acute pain in the breast tissue. … Continue reading

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What’s in Breastmilk?

You may have heard women in your community, maybe your own mother or grandmother, talk about breastfeeding their babies. Many people say that nursing a baby is the “best” choice for mothers and that all mothers should breastfeed their babies. Have … Continue reading

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I’m a Pregnant Teenager and I’m Thinking about Breastfeeding My Baby

Firstly, congratulations! Expecting a baby can be an intimidating and wonderful experience all at the same time! You might feel unsure about breastfeeding and a few other things too, and that’s understandable. A lot of mothers investigate whether breastfeeding is the best … Continue reading

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