August 4, 2013If you have red, itching, persistently sore nipples; burning or shooting pain in your breast during and after feeding; or cracked nipples that don’t heal, you may have thrush (a yeast infection).
Babies can get all the nutrition they need for the first six months through breastfeeding.
August 4, 2013Generally, the more you breastfeed, the more milk you’ll make. But some women may produce too much milk – or not enough. In either case, there is help available.
August 3, 2013Welcoming a new baby into your life can be exhausting, and breastfeeding takes time to learn.
August 3, 2013In cultures where breastfeeding is common, women don't worry about it the way many Canadians do.
August 2, 2013If you have to be away from your baby for more than a few hours, you can express your breast milk and store it for later.
August 11, 2013If your drinking water comes from a private well or other non-regulated source, ensure it's safe to drink.
August 13, 2013Three to five days after giving birth, your milk supply increases. That can cause engorgement. So can a missed feeding.
August 6, 2013Breast milk has almost all the nutrients a baby needs – but may not contain enough vitamin D.
August 5, 2013Some types of surgery can affect your ability to breastfeed. Here's an overview of common types of breast surgery - and their implications.
January 29, 2018Breastmilk is the only food your baby needs for the first 6 months. Breastfeeding can continue even after starting solid foods until 12 months and beyond.