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Common Reasons Women Stop Breastfeeding

  Breastfeeding plays an important role for mothers and their children. It strengthens their bond and provides a feeling of security. Inevitably, the nursing phase comes to an end, though the reasons vary. Here are some of the most common reasons a woman may choose to stop breastfeeding: Child’s Age When children reach a certain […]

Natural Treatments for Engorgement During Pregnancy

Engorgement of the breasts is an extremely common condition for new mothers. It can also be rather frustrating, and can sometimes even be rather painful. Generally speaking, breast engorgement will occur within those first few days after a baby is born. Because the breasts are beginning to produce greater volumes of milk, the breasts become […]

Getting Ready to Breastfeed

Mentally Be prepared for the amount of time that breastfeeding will take, but be assured that it’s time well spent. (A newborn may feed every two to three hours, and each feeding can take up to 40 to 50 minutes or as little as 10 – 15 minutes per side.) Your baby will benefit from […]

Cleaning Your Pump Parts At Work

For Moms who pump at work, one of the essential things to know, is how to keep your breastpump parts clean. Each breastpump manufacturer includes, in the set of instructions, recommendations on cleaning their particular pieces – but if you’re like I was – you skipped that part, and were more concerned with figuring out […]

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