Breastfeeding with Mastitis

Mastitis can be frustrating for the mom who is breastfeeding. Aside from the regular soreness and even cracking that can accompany breastfeeding, mastitis can add a number of problems to the mix, including things like fever and malaise. When it is left untreated, mastitis can even lead to serious problems such as a breast abscess.

Breastfeeding and Colic

Colic, which is defined as a baby who cries three or more hours, three or more days a week, can be an extremely frustrating thing for parents to deal with. While colic is not shown to have any actual negative long-term impact on a baby, it can certainly break a parent’s heart when they are

Okay We’re Home – Now What?

That is the FIRST thing I thought after settling in with Christian, my first night home from the hospital. I immediately forgot EVERYTHING I’d researched throughout my pregnancy; all the help and advice I’d just received for the last 2.5 days from – Gone. Taking deep breaths, I looked down at my 2 day old

More Benefits to Breastfeeding

You probably well know by now that getting enough of the right kind of fatty acids during pregnancy and when you’re breastfeeding is important to your baby’s health. Researchers have made a discovery this month that there may be even more benefit than previously expected. In this study, premature baby girls were given formula that

New Ways to Prevent Sore Nipples during Breastfeeding

  One of the most common complaints that nursing women have is sore nipples during breastfeeding. The fact of the matter is, however, breastfeeding isn’t meant to hurt. It’s supposed to be a bonding experience between you and your baby, and an opportunity for you to lovingly provide nourishment to your baby. Unfortunately, many women

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