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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

By JustMommies staff

You’re three days post-partum, your days and nights are mixed up, and your formerly predictable world is completely turned upside down. And on top of everything, your milk hasn’t come in yet. What can you do to hold yourself together and make sure your baby is getting the nutrition he needs? First
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How Long Should a Baby Breastfeed on Each Breast?

By JustMommies staff

Women are often given very specific instructions on how long and how often to breastfeed their babies. In the hospital you may have been advised to feed your baby for ten minutes on the first breast and then ten minutes on the other breast and to do this every 2 to 3 hours. During your baby’s first
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How to Increase Your Milk Supply: 35 Ways to Boost Your Milk Supply

By JustMommies staff

In order to understand how to increase your milk supply it is important to understand how the process of milk production works. You may have heard that breast milk supply is based on supply and demand, but milk production isn’t initially based on supply and demand. After you give birth, hormones
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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?

By JustMommies staff

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

By JustMommies staff

If you are a mom that is struggling to get your baby to latch on, you may be feeling frustrated, emotional, and defeated. Breastfeeding is supposed to be a natural process and yet your baby just can’t get it figured out. When you look for advice, you may find that the instructions for latching on
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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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