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Breastmilk Composition: What Is It Made Of?

Anna | June 22, 2021

Breastmilk is nothing short of incredible. Researchers have found that breastmilk has more than 200 components, some of which they have yet to discover what they do.

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Mama Nutrition & Breastfeeding: What to Do & What Not to Do

Anna | March 25, 2021

For better or worse, there is no “perfect diet” to follow while breastfeeding.

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Should I wake a Sleeping Baby?

Anna | March 22, 2021

The answer is a giant YES! Wake that baby up. It’s not always convenient or pleasant; however, with feeding, you’ll occasionally need to wake a sleeping baby, no matter what your mom or grandma tells you.

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Breastfeeding Feeding Lengths: What’s Normal?

Anna | March 12, 2021

I hate to burst your bubble, but there is no precise answer to “what is a normal breastfeeding length?” There are a variety of different reasons why a baby's feeding length may differ. Just like we sometimes need a drink, a snack, a meal, or a feast, baby can be the same way. As you...

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Mama & Baby: Breastfeeding While Sick

Anna | February 24, 2021

I think we can all agree; it is the most unjust thing for moms to get sick. It’s difficult being sick as is, but being sick and being a mom? That’s simply unfair.

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Understanding Responsive or On-Demand Feeding

Anna | February 17, 2021

There are many approaches to breastfeeding. There are countless suggestions on how to time feedings, but the most recent studies find that responsive feeding, also known as on-demand feeding, is best for both mother and baby. Responsive feeding is when a baby is fed based on responding to cues rather than a schedule.

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Is your baby getting enough breastmilk?

Anna | February 10, 2021

It is difficult to know if baby is getting enough breastmilk when you are exclusively breastfeeding. The average home doesn’t have a way to measure. I know it is really easy to go to the “worst-case scenario” in your head, which when you are breastfeeding, that fear tends to be that you are not making...

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