Breast Feeding

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Breast Feeding Awareness month

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Best Positions for Optimal Breastfeeding

31 August 2016

Breast feeding is the most beautiful time of a woman's life, yet filled with insecurities. Relax - feeding your baby is a process you'll soon master. With passage of time, you'll both fall into a rhythm. 


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Nourishing Breast Feeding Foods

05 August 2016

The World Health Organization suggests that mothers should exclusively breastfeed their infant for the first six months to protect them from common childhood diseases and have longer-term benefits.


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Breast Feeding & Childhood Leukaemia

16 August 2016

Childhood leukemia or cancer of the white blood cells is the most common type of cancer in children and teens. The benefits of breastfeeding have been reiterated in a new systematic review and meta-analysis published in JAMA Pediatrics that reports an association between breastfeeding and lower risk of childhood leukemia.


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Top 10 Breast Feeding Benefits for Mom & the Baby

01 August 2016

As more research becomes available, it is increasingly clear that breastfeeding provides infinitely long-term health benefits to both baby and mom. A number of studies continue to support the fact that women who breast feed have a better health status.

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Top 10 Galactagogues - Herbs to Increase Breast Milk Production

July 23, 2016 

Breastfeeding should be primary source of nourishment for a newborn baby up to 6 months, but sometimes the Milk of Moms needs Mother Nature's help to flow freely. Galactagogue are herbs that are used to help increase breastmilk production in nursing mothers.

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Yoga Asanas for Nursing Mothers

16 August 2016

A nursing mother is faced with innumerable challenges of adjusting to the world around her, especially the physical challenge of nursing the baby. Nursing and taking your care of the new born can leave your shoulder and back aching- asking for a break.

 

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Breastfeeding and Nutrition

01 August 2016

After delivery, all mothers need continued nutrition so that they can be healthy and active and able to care of their baby. Nutrient needs of the mother during breastfeeding include increased need for energy, vitamins and minerals, and water.

 

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Nutrition Recommendations for Breastfeeding Women

16 August 2016

During this unique phase in the childbearing cycle, a breastfeeding mother will need to take some extra care to assure that she produces and provides to her infant abundan.

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Overcoming Breastfeeding Myths

27 July 2016   

A breastfeeding mother has to eat more in order to make enough milk. Not true! Women on even very low calorie diets usually make enough milk, at least until the mother's calorie intake becomes critically low for a prolonged period of time.

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Breastfeeding and HIV transmission

16 August 2016

A large study of mothers and children carried out in Zimbabwe lends further support to the view that it is probably better for mothers with HIV infection to breastfeed exclusively rather than engage.

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Breast-Feeding Helps Mom's Weight Loss

01 August 2016

"Breast feeding - that's my number one secret," for post pregnancy weight loss said Nicelle Herrington after losing 25 of the 29 pounds she gained during pregnancy.  

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Breastfeeding: a Potential Ally in the Fight Against Breast Tumors

01 August 2016

A nurse led study published by Emilio Gonzalez-Jimenez PhD, of the University of Granada in Spain, and his colleagues suggests "Women who breastfeed for over 6 months are less likely to develop early breast cancer than women who do not breastfeed - as long as they do not smoke."