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Breastfeeding


Is breast feeding necessary? What are its advantages and disadvantages. How does one deal with sore nipples? Read on for everything you need to know on breastfeeding.

Am I Producing Enough Breastmilk

New mothers have many queries associated with breastfeeding. They have doubts lingering in their minds regarding feeding the baby. Concerns such as producing ...read more
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Water and Other Liquids in addition to Breast milk

Mothers are in always in a dilemma whether to give water and other liquids to the baby or not. They think that a baby needs water, but this is not so .For 4-5 ...read more
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The Need for Expressing Milk

For some women ,breastfeeding the baby, is not possible.This could be due to various reasons. Such women have to resort to pump their breasts, in order to exp ...read more
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Breastfeeding Failure

Breast feeding failure is a term given to the fact, when a woman is unable to breast feed the baby, despite her wishes.In such cases the woman may have engorg ...read more
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Regretting that you Weaned your Baby

Some women wean their baby early and later they regret their decision.The decision to restart breastfeeding has its own repercussions.The baby may not start b ...read more
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Burping the Baby

Most of the time parents understand the reason for baby’s crying ,but sometimes this may not be so.A baby may be feeling discomfort , because the air trappe ...read more
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Breastmilk FAQs

How should one store the expressed breast milk? Can coffee be consumed while breastfeeding the baby? These are some of the common questions that cause concern ...read more
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Stools and Breastfeeding

Sometimes mothers are worried to see green colour of stools. This is not a major cause of worry. This could be due to the fact that the baby has started with ...read more
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Benefits of Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is strongly recommended by most medical authorities as breast milk provides the ideal nutrition that babies need. To know how breastfeeding bene ...read more
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Breastfeeding Primer

Mother's milk is the best food for the baby. Mothers are concerned whether they are getting enough milk. This can be best observed by the baby's weight gain. ...read more
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Breastfeeding FAQs

There are many unanswered questions and doubts in the minds of breastfeeding mothers like whether they have to burp the baby after every feed, amount of time ...read more
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Breastfeeding Primer II

A baby’s diet is essentially mother’s milk.Breastmilk has two types of milk ,hindmilk and foremilk.The former has high fat content. The fat content gradua ...read more
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Benefits Of Breastfeeding For The Baby

Breast milk has many benefits. It is a complete food for the baby.Breast milk has all the nutrients required in right proportion. Breast fed babies are more i ...read more
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Feeding The 'Just Born'

A new born baby should be exclusively fed on breast milk. No outside liquids should be given. In the first few days colostrum - the yellowish milk is produced ...read more
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Benefits of Breastfeeding for the Mother

Breast feeding mothers get advantage from breast feeding,they regain their pre pregnancy state faster. There are other benefits of breast feeding also. Some m ...read more
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Composition of Breast Milk

Breast milk consists of foremilk and hindmilk. The hindmilk has high fat content. The fat content gradually keeps increasing as the baby empties out the breas ...read more
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Frequency, Time Period and Amount of Breastfeeds

Babies need to be fed frequently. The frequency of feeds differs from baby to baby. A baby should be breast feed whenever she is hungry. The time for feeds al ...read more
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Correct Breastfeeding Position

Proper positioning of the baby is necessary to satiate baby's hunger. If the positioning is not correct then the baby will not be able to feed properly and wi ...read more
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Vomiting and Bowel Movement

Breast milk is the safest option for a baby. It is germ free and can never cause infections unlike bottle feeding.Vomiting and diarrhoea in some breast fed ba ...read more
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Cardiovascular System

Some common drugs used in Cardiovascular System troubles and their side effects.
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Central Nervous System

Some common drugs and their effects on Central Nervous System are as follows.
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Hormones and Contraceptives

Use of the following Hormones and Contraceptives should be with caution.Read on to know the effects.
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Genitourinary System

Here are some names of medicines which are taken for diseases of the genitourinary System. Side effects and contra indications are given, read on to know the ...read more
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Anti-Microbials and Anti-Infestives

Anti-Microbials and Anti-Infestives sould be taken under doctor's direction. Here are some names of Anti-Microbials and Anti-Infestives and their side effect ...read more
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Nutrition

Some nutritional supplements are harmful and have side effects, if taken without the direction of physician. They should be taken only under proper prescripti ...read more
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Respiratory System

Some common medications if used indiscriminately have side effects. They should be used with caution and under Doctor's prescription. Here are some medicines ...read more
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Is My Baby Getting Enough Breast Milk

Mother's milk is the best food for the baby.Mothers are concerned whether they are getting enough milk. This can be best observed by the baby's weight gain. ...read more
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Vitamin, Iron and Calcium Supplements

Mothers who exclusively breast feed baby should have to take dietary supplements but exclusively breastfed babies do not need multivitamins. Mother's diet sho ...read more
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Methods for Expressing Breast Milk

Some women are unable to breast feed their babies due to different reasons.Such women have to express their breast milk. Breast milk can be expressed manually ...read more
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Problems related to Breastfeeding

There may be some problems associated with breast feeding like breast infection, sore nipples ,breast engorgement etc. These problems can be easily rectified ...read more
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When Breastfeeding is not Advisable

There are certain cases where it is not advisable to breastfeed the baby. When mother is unwell or sick, she can breastfeed the baby. A mother should breastfe ...read more
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When to Stop Breastfeeding

Mothers have many concerns regarding breast feeding. How long and up to what age they should breastfeed? Is breastfeeding useful in the second year? These are ...read more
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How to Stop Breastfeeding

Weaning a child is not easy as the child may feel cranky. Weaning should be done gradually. This gradual reduction of feeds will also prevent engorged breasts ...read more
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Tips for Successful Breastfeeding

Breast feeding the baby soon after delivery is a must. Colostrum, the yellowish milk produced by the mother is most important for the baby as it is rich in nu ...read more
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Advantages of Long Term Breastfeeding

Long term breastfeeding or extended breastfeeding has lot of advantages. Generally, baby is on breastfeed for 6 months. Keeping baby on breastfeed for long te ...read more
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Improving Breast Milk Supply

Breast milk is very crucial for growing a healthy baby. It is necessary for all new mothers to make sure that the newborn baby is getting enough of breast mil ...read more
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Coping with Breastfeeding Problems

Breastfeeding baby is very good for baby’s health. However, sometimes breastfeeding can be very daunting for mothers. Read on to find about the common breas ...read more
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Breast Milk Components

Breastfeeding is the best for both the infant and the mom. Many of us have heard or read about this fact quite frequently. Most women are in-fact prepared for ...read more
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Tips for Burping the Baby

Burping baby is very important aspect of feeding. Burping baby is necessary to make sure that the air which is swallowed by the baby while feeding is eliminat ...read more
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Breastfeeding a Premature Baby

Breast milk is very essential for good health of a premature baby. Breastfeeding premature baby is very beneficial for improving the immune system of baby and ...read more
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Diet During Breastfeeding

Infancy is a period of rapid growth. Plenty of energy and nutrients are needed for the new tissue development .Infants depend on mother’s milk and so for th ...read more
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Reasons for a Baby Not Sucking Properly

Sucking problem is a cause of concern for many new moms. This problem is quite common in the initial stages after the birth or when introduced to bottle feedi ...read more
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Useful Tips for Breastfeeding in Public

Breastfeeding in public is a matter of great concern for most new moms. New moms become self conscious while feeding in public. A confident mom can feed the b ...read more
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Yeast Infection or Thrush in Breastfeeding Mothers

Thrush or yeast infection is very common in babies. Diagnosing the infection helps in early treatment. Treatment of yeast infection is important for preventin ...read more
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Tips for Breast Milk Storage

Many working mothers store breast milk as they cannot breastfeed babies frequently. Breast milk can be used for longer time if it stored the right way. It is ...read more
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Is Baby Getting Enough Milk?

Is your baby getting enough milk? By observing certain signs you can find out if your baby is getting enough milk or not. Find about the commons signs that yo ...read more
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How to Stop Long Term Breastfeeding

Did you prefer long term breastfeeding? Do you want to stop breastfeeding? With our effective tips to stop long term breastfeeding, you can wean your baby so ...read more
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Sore or Cracked Nipples in Breastfeeding Mothers

Breastfeeding is normally painless. However, many breastfeeding mothers cope with sore nipples. Let us have a look at the common causes of sore nipples in bre ...read more
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Does Caffeine Affect Breastfeeding?

Is it safe for breastfeeding mothers to have caffeinated drinks like tea, coffee or food items like chocolates while breastfeeding? How much caffeine intake t ...read more
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Infections Passed through Breastmilk

Some deadly infections can get transferred to baby through breastmilk. So it is best for the mother to avoid breastfeeding if she is the carrier of such infec ...read more
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How to Know that Your Breastfed Baby is Well Nourished

Are you producing enough of breast milk? Do you know how to find out if your breastfeed baby is getting enough of milk? Read this article to find out how to k ...read more
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