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Breastfeeding - Learning the Basics

Breastfeeding - Learning the Basics

January 4, 2016 by HealthyFamilies BC

Breastmilk is the only food your baby needs for the first 6 months. Continue to offer breastmilk until your baby is 2 years old and older.
Learning to Latch

Learning to Latch

August 14, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Latching your baby onto the breast correctly is important for successful breastfeeding. Having your baby skin-to-skin with you is the ideal way to start.
Baby's First Breastmilk - Colostrum

Baby's First Breastmilk - Colostrum

August 13, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Colostrum, often called 'liquid gold', is your baby's first milk. Your breasts make colostrum from about the middle of your pregnancy until your baby's a few days old.
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.
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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