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Foods to Avoid While Breastfeeding

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You don’t need to go on a special diet when you’re breastfeeding your little one. But well-meaning friends may still give you lists of foods…

How to Sterilize Baby Bottles

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Whether you’re using breast milk or formula to feed your baby, knowing how to sterilize baby bottles is an important skill to keep your baby…

Alcohol and Breastfeeding: Is It Safe?

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Your baby’s in your arms and you’re officially a mom! Time to break out the champagne - or is it? It’s no secret that drinking during pregna…

How to Increase Breast Milk

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Worries about low milk supply are the number one reason why new moms wean their babies earlier than they were hoping. Although it’s actually…

Caffeine and Breastfeeding: Is It Safe?

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If you cut back on caffeinated drinks during pregnancy, it’s not surprising if you want to reward your forbearance with some delicious coffe…

Smoking While Breastfeeding: What Are the Risks?

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It’s no secret that smoking during pregnancy poses huge risks to your baby - but many new moms who smoked before their pregnancy do find the…

Low Milk Supply: Causes and Remedies

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Many breastfeeding moms are anxious that they’re not producing enough milk for their babies, and low milk supply can be a frustrating proble…
Breastfeeding

Colostrum: What Is It?

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When you first start breastfeeding your newborn baby, you produce milk called colostrum before you start producing mature milk. But what is …
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Pumping Breast Milk: How to Do It

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Pumping (or “expressing”) breast milk allows busy moms to make sure their babies aren’t missing out on the benefits of breast milk. By setti…
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How to Store Breast Milk

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Once you’re able to start pumping and storing your breast milk, you can help make sure your baby is still getting the milk they need - even …
Bottle Feeding

How to Make a Baby Bottle

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Whether you’re supplementing breastmilk or mainly using bottle feeds, mixing up formula quickly becomes a part of daily life for many new mo…
Postpartum Health

Postpartum Acne: What Causes It?

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Raging hormones throughout pregnancy means your skin goes through so many changes. But once you give birth, the journey’s not quite over yet…
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Uterine Subinvolution: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

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Your baby’s in your arms, but your womb has still got some work to do. Soon after you’re done giving birth, the uterus begins the process of…
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Baby Blues: Causes and Remedies

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Giving birth and welcoming your newborn into the world takes a lot out of you - for your mind as well as your body. Add that to the sleep de…
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Postpartum Exercise: When and How to Get Started

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You might not feel like exercise when you’ve just welcomed your new little one into the world - and that’s pretty understandable. But once y…