How to Decrease Your Milk Supply

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Making the decision to wean your baby from the breast is a very personal decision that parents should make together and with their health care professional. The World Health Organization and UNICEF recommend breastfeeding until the baby reaches two years old. In some countries it can also be a cultural norm to continue feeding past the two-year mark. In the […]

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How to Clear a Clogged Milk Duct

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Breast feeding your new baby is an experience that not only provides the best nutrients possible to your child, but is also a remarkable bonding ritual between a mother and her baby. Breastfeeding should be painless and comforting to a newborn. Mother’s that tell you that breastfeeding is joyful 24 hours a day, 7 days a week are probably trying […]

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How To Stop Pumping Breastmilk Without the Pain

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Now that your breastfeeding journey is winding down, it is time for you to gradually wean yourself from the pump.  There is a risk that you may experience pain or discomfort if this process is not managed correctly. If you think back to when you were trying to ramp up your milk production, it was a process of training your […]

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What is a Galactocele, and What Can I Do About It?

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Finding a lump on your breast will fill your mind with uncertainty. It is easy to think the worst and send you into a panic, but if you are breastfeeding there is a likely and easily treated alternative explanation than the big C – you may have a galactocele. Before we explore this further please do not take anything in this article as a substitute […]

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Best Nursing Covers for Breastfeeding and Pumping

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Lactation requires regular extraction of your breast milk. The timing of which gives no consideration to your environment. Either your baby needs to be fed, or you need to pump to relieve the pressure. This means being ready for action at all times no matter where you are.Most of us are not all that comfortable whipping the boobs out in […]

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