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20 Weeks Pregnant: Your Pregnancy Week by Week

By JustMommies staff

You are twenty weeks now. You are half way through your pregnancy There are so many choices to make between now and the time you deliver. Over the next few weeks our newsletters will be focusing on the different choices you will be making for your baby and your birth. Right now, you might be trying to
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Bottle-Feeding Moms Lack Support

By JustMommies staff

According to a new report found in the British journal Archives of Disease in Childhood, women who bottle-feed may not be getting enough support or information on bottle-feeding. British researchers looked at 23 studies on new moms and suggest that the lack of support for bottle-feeding moms may put
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Bottle-Feeding Moms Lack Support

By JustMommies staff

According to a new report found in the British journal Archives of Disease in Childhood, women who bottle-feed may not be getting enough support or information on bottle-feeding. British researchers looked at 23 studies on new moms and suggest that the lack of support for bottle-feeding moms may put
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Formula Feeding 101- Most Common Questions

By JustMommies staff

By Maria T. PepinOne of the first decisions you will make for your newborn baby is whether to breastfeed or formula feed. Experts agree that breast milk is the ideal form of nutrition for the first six months of life. However, it is every couple’s choice to decide what is best for them. Sometimes a
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How Much Formula Does My Baby Need?

By JustMommies staff

You'll sometimes have to trust your instincts when it comes to feeding your baby formula. A mathematical calculation to figure out amounts for feeding is nice, but keep in mind that every baby is different. As a mom, you'll want to pay close attention to your baby's hunger cues. Watch for extra fussiness
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Mommy Tips for Drying up Breast Milk

By JustMommies staff

A woman bottle-feeding a baby. From using a cold compress to drinking sage tea, there are more than a few ways to relieve engorged breasts and dry up milk supply.
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The 411 on Baby Poop - Infant Bowel Movements

By JustMommies staff

While you may want to toss out that dirty diaper as quickly as possible, there are a few things you should take note of first.
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When Breast Isn’t Best: Questioning the Superiority of Breastfeeding

By JustMommies staff

From the very beginning of pregnancy, women are surrounded by the message that “breast is best” and urged to breastfeed for at least six months, preferably a year. But in some cases breastfeeding is either impractical or impossible for the mother. And recently, a wave of protest known as the “breastfeeding
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Who sleeps better breastfed babies or formula fed babies?

By JustMommies staff

Neither, according to a new study conducted by researchers at the West Virginia University in Morgantown who studied 80 new mothers sleep quality. Moms are often told that formula feeding will help a baby sleep longer. The idea is that babies’ tummies will be fuller after having a bottle of formula;
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