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Breastfeeding Myths

By JustMommies staff

Congratulations mom! You are undoubtedly getting baby advice from all sorts of people, no matter how old your baby is-possibly even if you haven't delivered yet. It can be overwhelming, especially when the conflicting advice is about something you are already nervous about-like breastfeeding. There are
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Breastfeeding: Overactive Letdown

By JustMommies staff

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? First of all, don’t stress… this
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Breastfeeding Oversupply

By JustMommies staff

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. Here
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Breastfeeding Rates are on the Rise: Half of New Moms Breastfeed Until 6 Months

By JustMommies staff

According to a press release the CDC released on Wednesday, almost 50 percent of new moms now breastfeed their babies until they are 6 months. This is up from 35 percent in 2000. Current breastfeeding rates In 2010, 49 percent of moms continued breastfeeding until 6 months, and 27 percent continued breastfeeding
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Breastfeeding Rates are on the Rise: Half of New Moms Breastfeed Until 6 Months

By JustMommies staff

According to a press release the CDC released on Wednesday, almost 50 percent of new moms now breastfeed their babies until they are 6 months. This is up from 35 percent in 2000. Current breastfeeding rates In 2010, 49 percent of moms continued breastfeeding until 6 months, and 27 percent continued breastfeeding
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Breastfeeding Starting Out Right

By JustMommies staff

by Jack Newman, MD, FRCPC Breastfeeding is the natural, physiologic way of feeding infants and young children milk, and human milk is the milk made specifically for human infants. Formulas made from cow's milk or soy beans (most of them) are only superficially similar, and advertising which states otherwise
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Breast Implants and Breastfeeding

By JustMommies staff

Breastfeeding is a popular choice for many new mothers. Breast milk provides excellent nutritional and health benefits for infants, and breastfeeding can be a profound bonding experience between baby and mom. Another popular choice for women these days is breast implants (also known as breast augmentation)
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Breast Milk: It's Not Just for Babies - Ideas from Inhabitots

By Inhabitots

In honor of World Breastfeeding Week, which is August 1st-August 7th, we're taking a look at some zany concoctions and creative uses for breast milk that go way beyond nursing baby. Behold these 10 foods that are made from breast milk. From mushroom risotto to lasagna, the liquid gold goes gourmet. Remember
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Breast Milk Storage Guidelines

By JustMommies staff

baby with bottled breast milk It is important to thoroughly understand the guidelines for storing breast milk before feeding it to your baby. Here's what you need to know about proper pumping and storage.
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Bringing Your Baby Home from the Hospital

By JustMommies staff

Your hospital bag is packed; your nursery is all set up. Everything that you have control over may be ready, but what do you do when you bring your baby home? Newborns are truly interesting creatures. They are cute, fragile and unpredictable. With crying being the only way they have to communicate, the
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