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Why is there so much emphasis on breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding, once mastered, offers the reassurance that the baby is getting optimum nutrition which is easily digested, will be less prone to allergies and there is an immune boosting effect. Breast milk is a wonderful, miraculous substance which adapts to meet your babies needs. There is the watery foremilk to quench baby’s thirst, followed by the rich and nutritious hind milk which is satisfying. If your baby seems to need feeding very frequently, perhaps you are not letting baby suck for long enough on each breast, so baby is not getting enough of the richer milk which takes longer to digest. It is small changes like this that can make feeding more manageable. That’s why there are breast feeding councillors in most hospitals, and you should take full advantage of them if possible. They are trained to spot the subtle tweaks that will help you and baby become proficient at this skill.

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Breastfeeding - After Caesarean

Breastfeeding - Alcohol to boost milk

Breastfeeding - Basic info

Breastfeeding - Breast infection continuing feeding

Breastfeeding - Breast Infection or mastitis

Breastfeeding - Difficulty

Breastfeeding - Effect of exercise

Breastfeeding - Effect of laughter

Breastfeeding - Engorgement Discomfort

Breastfeeding - Engorgement Pain Relief

Breastfeeding - Engorgement Reason

Breastfeeding - Fear

Breastfeeding - Feeding positions

Breastfeeding - Feeding when ill

Breastfeeding - Frequent feeding

Breastfeeding - Importance

Breastfeeding - Increasing Milk

Breastfeeding - In the beginnning

Breastfeeding - Jaundice

Breastfeeding - Latching

Breastfeeding - Leaking Milk

Breastfeeding - Let-down Reflex

Breastfeeding - Medication

Breastfeeding - Milk Consistency

Breastfeeding - Milk Release

Breastfeeding - Milk Starting

Breastfeeding - Mother's Sickness

Breastfeeding - Mother's Stress

Breastfeeding - Mother's Thirst

Breastfeeding - Nipples Healing

Breastfeeding - Nipples Painful

Breastfeeding - Nipples Washing

Breastfeeding - Overdue Baby

Breastfeeding - Reasons Not To

Breastfeeding - Restless Baby

Breastfeeding - Second Baby

Breastfeeding - Shape Of Breasts

Breastfeeding - Simplicity

Breastfeeding - Sleepy Baby

Breastfeeding - Watery Breastmilk

Breastfeeding - Weight Loss

Breastfeeding - When To Wean

Breastfeeding - World breast feeding day
 
   
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