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Coping With Thrush When You’re Breastfeeding

Coping With Thrush When You’re Breastfeeding

August 4, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

If 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).
Under or Over Production of Milk During Breastfeeding

Under or Over Production of Milk During Breastfeeding

August 4, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Generally, 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.
Breastfeeding Support for New Mothers

Breastfeeding Support for New Mothers

August 3, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Welcoming a new baby into your life can be exhausting, and breastfeeding takes time to learn.
Breastfeeding and Its Relationship to Culture

Breastfeeding and Its Relationship to Culture

August 3, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

In cultures where breastfeeding is common, women don't worry about it the way many Canadians do.
Storing and Using Breastmilk

Storing and Using Breastmilk

August 2, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

If 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.

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