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10 Tips For Successfully Breastfeeding Your Newborn!

A newborn is very alert the first hour of birth. Let your baby relax on your chest without clothes. They will start to stick their tongue in an out, and knead their fingers in the breast like a kitten does. … 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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Opiate Addiction: Commentary for Breastfeeding Supportive Care

Disclaimer: Native Mothering strongly opposes the use of drugs by breastfeeding mothers unless prescribed by a physician. Please consult your healthcare provider before taking any medications or drugs while pregnant or breastfeeding. This article is not meant to replace the advice of your … Continue reading

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What is an IBCLC?

IBCLC stands for International Board Certified Lactation Consultant.  An IBCLC is a member of the maternal-child health care team that specializes in the clinical management of breastfeeding. An IBCLC may also use the designation Registered Lactation Consultant, or RLC. IBCLCs have … Continue reading

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