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Green Frothy Stools in Breastfed Babies

By JustMommies staff

Typically, breastfed babies have frequent bowel movements. They may need a diaper change after every feeding. Their stools should be mustard yellow colored, seedy, and runny. They may look like diarrhea but you have to remember a breastfed baby’s diet is made up entirely of liquids. Their stools
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Help! My Milk Hasn't Come In Yet

mom holding newborn baby Those first few days can be real nail-biters as you try to get started with breastfeeding.
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How Long Should a Baby Breastfeed on Each Breast?

Depressed mother holding baby on couch Here are some great tips about breastfeeding to consider as you get to know your baby's needs!
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How to Increase Your Milk Supply: 35 Ways to Boost Your Milk Supply

Mother working in home office with baby Everyone has a theory for boosting milk supply - here are many ways that have worked!
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Intoxicated, Breastfeeding Mom Reportedly Pleads Guilty to Child Neglect

By JustMommies staff

A woman in Grand Forks, N.D. has reportedly pleaded guilty to child neglect after she was found breastfeeding her newborn baby while intoxicated, LiveScience reports. The serious effects of drinking while pregnant are very clear, but how much one can drink after giving birth and while breastfeeding isn't
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Intoxicated, Breastfeeding Mom Reportedly Pleads Guilty to Child Neglect

By JustMommies staff

A woman in Grand Forks, N.D. has reportedly pleaded guilty to child neglect after she was found breastfeeding her newborn baby while intoxicated, LiveScience reports. The serious effects of drinking while pregnant are very clear, but how much one can drink after giving birth and while breastfeeding isn't
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Is It OK To Diet While You are Breastfeeding?

By JustMommies staff

Even if your weight gain was completely healthy while you were pregnant, you’ve probably been looking forward to the time post-pregnancy when you shed some of your extra baby weight. But breastfeeding moms need to be extra cautious about how – and when – they lose the weight so as not to interfere
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Is My Baby Getting Enough Milk?

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by Jack Newman, MD, FRCPC Breastfeeding mothers frequently ask how to know their babies are getting enough milk. The breast is not the bottle, and it is not possible to hold the breast up to the light to see how many ounces or millilitres of milk the baby drank. Our number obsessed society makes it difficult
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Latch on Techniques for Breastfeeding

Mom breastfeeding baby on couch The keys to latching can seem tricky, but there are many ways to help your baby get used to breastfeeding.
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Mastitis Symptoms and Treatment

By JustMommies staff

Mastitis, or an infection of the breast, occurs most often with lactating mothers within the first six months of breastfeeding. Breast infections can occur in non-lactating women, but is usually a sign of a more serious disease that requires immediate medical attention. Mastitis can occur at any point
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