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Dairy Elimination Diet for Breastfeeding Moms

By JustMommies staff

Allergies to dairy products are among the most prevalent food allergies in babies. Between 2 and 3 percent of babies develop dairy sensitivity, but the sensitivity typically disappears with aging. Babies may develop rashes and loose stools or diarrhea as a consequence of food allergies. If you are breastfeeding
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Dairy Elimination Diet for Breastfeeding Moms

By JustMommies staff

Allergies to dairy products are among the most prevalent food allergies in babies. Between 2 and 3 percent of babies develop dairy sensitivity, but the sensitivity typically disappears with aging. Babies may develop rashes and loose stools or diarrhea as a consequence of food allergies. If you are breastfeeding
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Dairy Sensitivity in Breastfed Infants

By JustMommies staff

If your breastfed baby cries inconsolably for several hours a day he could have colic. Babies are labeled as having colic if they cry for more than 3 hours a day, at least 3 times a week, and this crying lasts for more than 3 weeks. Doctors aren’t really sure what causes colic, but they think that
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Diflucan(Fluconazole) Treatment

By JustMommies staff

by Jack Newman, MD, FRCPC Fluconazole (DiflucanT) is a synthetic antifungal agent which can be used for the treatment of a variety of Candida albicans infections. For the breastfeeding mother in particular, it can be used to treat recurrent Candida infections of the nipples, and, if such an thing exists,
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Finger Feeding

By JustMommies staff

by Jack Newman, MD, FRCPC Introduction Finger feeding is a technique which allows you to feed the baby without giving the baby an artificial nipple. Finger feeding is also a method which helps train the baby to take the breast. If you want to breastfeed successfully, it is better to avoid the use of
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Foremilk Hindmilk Imbalance

By JustMommies staff

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
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Frequent Nursing: Should I be Worried?

By JustMommies staff

If you've decided to take the plunge and breastfeed, the first thing you need to understand is that frequent nursing is normal. The second thing to keep in mind is that you can't gauge your baby's feeding schedule according to the schedule that formula-feeding moms follow. Breast milk contains more nutrients,
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Getting Pregnant While Breastfeeding: FAQ about Fertility and Breastfeeding

By JustMommies staff

If you are breastfeeding your baby, chances are that you won't be getting pregnant anytime soon. In fact, exclusive breastfeeding has been shown to be 98 percent effective in suppressing ovulation. For the first 6 months of breastfeeding, it is almost impossible to get pregnant again (but not unheard
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Getting Pregnant While Breastfeeding: FAQ about Fertility and Breastfeeding

By JustMommies staff

If you are breastfeeding your baby, chances are that you won't be getting pregnant anytime soon. In fact, exclusive breastfeeding has been shown to be 98 percent effective in suppressing ovulation. For the first 6 months of breastfeeding, it is almost impossible to get pregnant again (but not unheard
» Read more

Getting Pregnant While Breastfeeding: FAQ about Fertility and Breastfeeding

By JustMommies staff

If you are breastfeeding your baby, chances are that you won't be getting pregnant anytime soon. In fact, exclusive breastfeeding has been shown to be 98 percent effective in suppressing ovulation. For the first 6 months of breastfeeding, it is almost impossible to get pregnant again (but not unheard
» Read more