Category Archives: Breast Feeding

The antibacterial properties of breast milk

The antibacterial properties of breast milk May 21, 2009 — Elizabeth Jay Many years ago, breast milk was thought to be sterile. While this is far from being the case (it actually contains all manner of germs1), the role it plays … Continue reading

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Natural Breastfeeding Position

This is the newest (oldest) best way to breastfeed a newborn.  Your sitting up position is for older babies.  This will help alleviate nipple pain and latch issues. This is a gravity assisted position.  Please take time and review.  This … Continue reading

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Wine and Breast Feeding

 By:  Jennifer Heisleman Ingalls It’s the season for a holiday beverage or two. What’s a nursing mama to do? Many breastfeeding moms wonder if it is safe for them to have an occasional alcoholic beverage. Controversy and misinformation surrounds this … Continue reading

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I Used Donor Breast Milk

by Mary Sauer When my daughter began struggling with weight gain around four months old, it never crossed my mind that accepting donor breast milk could be a bad idea. My foray into breastfeeding started off strong, but the return … Continue reading

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