• Fourth trimester feature – supporting moms and babies

    What every mom needs to know about the 4th Trimester As all expectant mothers know, pregnancy consists of three 'trimesters' or terms, each lasting roughly three months. 'The fourth trimester' describes the time from birth until your baby is around three months old. It was first described by British childbirth expert and activist Sheila Kitzinger in the mid-1970s: “There is a fourth trimester to...
  • Strengthening Baby's Immune System

    Strengthening Baby's Immune System

    Feeding an infant breastmilk is the best thing you can do to help them build up these natural defenses. Ideally, baby will consume only breastmilk for the first six months.
  • Relactation: Starting breastfeeding again after a break

    Relactation: Starting breastfeeding again after a break

    The process of resuming breastfeeding after a break is called relactation. It is not always easy and requires determination, dedication, and support.
  • Washable and Disposable Nursing Pads: Which one is right for you?

    Washable and Disposable Nursing Pads: Which one is right for you?

    Many nursing mamas can relate to this dilemma. Leaking breastmilk is exactly why a certain baby registry staple—the nursing pad—was invented. But with many choices of nursing pads out there, you may be wondering, what’s the difference?
  • Does Breastfeeding Hurt?

    Does Breastfeeding Hurt?

    The truth is your breastfeeding experience is unique to you. While it’s likely that most moms will experience some breastfeeding discomfort and sensitivity due to sore nipples in the beginning, breastfeeding should not be painful. 
  • The Benefits of Skin-To-Skin Contact

    The Benefits of Skin-To-Skin Contact

    Place your baby, wearing nothing more than a diaper, against your chest, between your bare breasts. You’ll appreciate the peaceful closeness of the moment, and the intimate position allows your baby to enjoy the warmth of your body. As if warm baby snuggles aren’t enough, research shows that skin-to-skin contact has quite a few other benefits.
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