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Vitamin D Supplements for Babies in Their First Year

Vitamin D Supplements for Babies in Their First Year

August 6, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Breast milk has almost all the nutrients a baby needs – but may not contain enough vitamin D.
Food Safety for Babies' First Year

Food Safety for Babies' First Year

August 6, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Once you start giving your baby solid foods, it's important to know which foods can be dangerous. Here's some advice about what to avoid and how to practice food safety for babies.
Breast Surgery and Breastfeeding

Breast Surgery and Breastfeeding

August 5, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Some types of surgery can affect your ability to breastfeed. Here's an overview of common types of breast surgery - and their implications.
Iron Rich Foods for Babies in their First Year

Iron Rich Foods for Babies in their First Year

August 4, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

When your baby’s ready for more than breast milk, start introducing foods rich in iron.
Menu Suggestions for Babies in Their First Year

Menu Suggestions for Babies in Their First Year

August 4, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Offering a wide variety of foods helps babies get all the nutrients they need, and learn about different foods.
Learn More Before You Supplement with Formula

Learn More Before You Supplement with Formula

August 4, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Worried that your baby isn't getting enough to eat? Talk to your healthcare provider before you try adding formula.
Coping With Abuse When You're Breastfeeding

Coping With Abuse When You're Breastfeeding

August 4, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

When you experience domestic abuse, it can affect every part of your life. And breastfeeding is no exception.
Caring for Damaged Nipples When You're Breastfeeding

Caring for Damaged Nipples When You're Breastfeeding

August 4, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Sore nipples? It’s natural when you first start breastfeeding.
Plugged Milk Ducts When You're Breastfeeding

Plugged Milk Ducts When You're Breastfeeding

August 4, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Milk ducts are the channels in your breast that milk flows through to get to the nipple. If a duct gets plugged the best thing to do is keep breastfeeding.
Tips for Breastfeeding Preterm Babies

Tips for Breastfeeding Preterm Babies

August 4, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Because preterm babies are small, and sometimes have to be separated from their moms for a while, they may have trouble breastfeeding.

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