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Beverages for Babies In Their First Year

Beverages for Babies In Their First Year

August 12, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

At about six months, you can teach your baby to drink from a cup. Use a lidless, two handled cup instead of a sip cup.
Getting Started and Feeding Cues

Getting Started and Feeding Cues

August 12, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

If this is your first time breastfeeding, it may take some practice before you feel confident. Here are some tips to get you off to a good start.
Common Breastfeeding Concerns

Common Breastfeeding Concerns

August 12, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

There are many myths and misconceptions about breastfeeding. Don't let them discourage you. The truth is, almost all women can breastfeed after giving birth.
Frequently Asked Questions About Breastfeeding

Frequently Asked Questions About Breastfeeding

August 12, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Some women find breastfeeding easy, while others encounter challenges. Most new moms, however, have questions about breastfeeding.
Flat or Inverted Nipples

Flat or Inverted Nipples

August 11, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

If your nipples are flat or inverted, breastfeeding may be a little more challenging. Don’t worry. Most babies will learn to latch on anyway.
Breastfeeding Positions

Breastfeeding Positions

August 11, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

The most important thing to consider when you breastfeed is comfort - yours and the baby's.
Importance of Breastfeeding

Importance of Breastfeeding

August 11, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Breastfeeding is not only the best thing for your baby. It's also good for you - and even for the environment.
Vitamin D Supplements for Breastfeeding Babies

Vitamin D Supplements for Breastfeeding Babies

August 11, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Breastfeeding alone can provide all the nutrients your baby needs for the first six months – with one notable exception.
Getting Back to Fully Breastfeeding

Getting Back to Fully Breastfeeding

August 11, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Some mothers and babies have a difficult time when learning how to breastfeed, particularly in the first week.
Food Allergies in Your Baby's First Year

Food Allergies in Your Baby's First Year

August 11, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

A food allergy occurs when the body mistakes a food as harmful. An allergic reaction is the body’s immune system fighting back.

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