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What Is Block Nursing?

By Justmommies

Block nursing is a practice that is often recommended when a mom is producing too much milk for her baby (known as over-supply). A simple way to look at it is like this: You feed the baby on a set "block" of time, and on one breast only. » Read more

Foremilk Hindmilk Imbalance

Breast milk is remarkable in the way that it provides nutrition to your baby.  It contains just the right balance of carbohydrates, protein, and fat, as well as antibodies that help fight infections.  The composition of your breast milk is designed to change as your baby nurses so that he gets just the right amount of calories and fat.  However, sometimes a mom will have pro » Read more

Breastfeeding: Overactive Letdown

Many new moms look forward to breastfeeding as an opportunity to relax and bond with their new baby. It can be very unsettling if breastfeeding instead becomes stressful when your child starts choking on your milk! Why does this occur and what can you do about it? » Read more

Breastfeeding Oversupply

A breastfeeding oversupply happens when your body starts producing more milk than your baby needs. This is actually a problem, because babies often won't receive enough nutrition if mom is putting out too much milk. It can be uncomfortable for both the mother and baby, and can make a baby fussy. » Read more

Colic in the Breastfed Baby

by Jack Newman, MD, FRCPC » Read more