• Breastfeeding an Easily-Distracted Baby

    Breastfeeding an Easily-Distracted Baby

    Some babies are easily distracted while nursing, especially as they get older and start moving. You may have been able to watch the TV while breastfeeding before, but now the voices and music cause baby to pull off and turn away. And nursing in public becomes a game of hide-and-seek!
  • Nursing Past One Year

    Nursing Past One Year

    The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends breastfeeding through at least the first 12 months though standards of how long to breastfeed vary across cultures and personal beliefs. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends nursing to 2 years. It is important to know that the benefits of breastfeeding continue for you and your baby as long as you are nursing and last far beyond weaning....
  • Tips for Weaning (but Only When You and Baby are Ready!)

    Tips for Weaning (but Only When You and Baby are Ready!)

    Exclusive breastfeeding is recommended for the first 6 months of life and then to at least 12 months of age with complementary foods. With that said, every mother will determine how long she will nurse, when she will wean her baby, or when a baby weans himself. Wean gradually. Abrupt weaning puts a mom at risk for developing infections like...
  • Breastfeeding Twins - Tips And Tricks

    Breastfeeding Twins - Tips And Tricks

    Breastfeeding twins is something that not many moms get to experience. It is a very special and unique experience that takes some time to master. If your twins have arrived early, you will most likely begin learning how to breastfeed with the help of a hospital team. Once you and your babies have gone through the steps to learn how to breastfeed individually, the...
  • Breastfeeding Twins Solo

    Breastfeeding Twins Solo

    Breastfeeding twins without help or solo can seem like a daunting task, but if you have a plan and are well prepared, it can be done!
  • Breastfeeding Twins - Nursing Positions

    Breastfeeding Twins - Nursing Positions

    One of the first things you think when you find out you are expecting twins is, how am I going to nurse both babies at once? Although you will probably have to nurse each baby individually in the beginning to get the hang of it, doubling up can save a lot of time.
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