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Pumping Breast Milk

Pumping Breast Milk

August 12, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Once you have your breastfeeding routine well established you may want to introduce an occasional cup or bottle of breast milk.
Experiencing Let-Down Reflex

Experiencing Let-Down Reflex

August 12, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Let down is the release of milk into milk ducts in your breast. It usually happens when your baby sucks.
How Often and How Long to Feed

How Often and How Long to Feed

August 12, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

If you're just starting out, you might be wondering how much breastfeeding is enough for your baby. Here are some guidelines that can help.
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.

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