Breastfeeding

How Long Can Breastmilk Sit Out?

How long can breastmilk sit out for

Breastmilk is without a doubt the best food you can give to your baby. If you are happy to breastfeed your baby on demand whenever and wherever you are it is also the most convenient way to feed your baby. Think about it, you won’t have to worry about expressing …

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10 Foods to Avoid When Breastfeeding

Foods to Avoid When Breastfeeding

There are different opinions on whether you should avoid certain types of food and drinks when you are breastfeeding or not. When I was breastfeeding my babies I was always being told by someone not to eat or drink certain things, at times I was too nervous to touch anything …

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Breastfeeding Comes to an End after 3 Years!

Breastfeeding Come to an End after 3 Years

On the 28 January I decided that it is time breastfeeding comes to an end, this is the final toll for me to escape the breastfeeding and tiredness. This was one of the worst days, yet the one of the best too. After 3 years of breastfeeding and being used …

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March for Milk 28 February 2015

March for Milk Feb 2015

Join Milk Matters on their March for Milk. Milk Matters is a Cape Town based charity organisation that collects and supplies breastmilk to babies deprived of their mothers’ milk, giving them the best possible start to life. In addition, Milk Matters, a registered Non-Profit and Public Benefit Organisation, feels very …

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Weaning: Smells Like Cabbage!

The weaning process is nearly complete. It has not been an easy week so far, but things are getting better. I got Dostinex from my doctor on Tuesday: a course of 4 pills, one every 12 hours which dries up the milk. I was instructed not to feed my son …

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How much milk does my baby need?

How much milk does my baby need

How much milk does my baby need is probably a thought running through every mother’s mind in the early days. A common concern with breastfeeding mothers is whether baby is getting enough milk. This worry very often leads to a breastfeeding mother topping up feeds with formula milk. This in …

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Lactation Cookies

Lactation Cookies

Lactation cookies are very popular among breastfeeding mommies. Apparently lactation cookies can boost your milk supply. Eating the dough as well as the cookies is apparently even more effective at increasing supply. Do not eat the dough if you are pregnant due to the risk of eating raw egg. You …

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15 Incredible Facts About Breast Feeding

Incredible Facts About Breast Feeding

Here are 15 Incredible Facts about Breast Feeding: 1 Breast milk is not just for drinking! There are lots of surprising uses for breast milk. 2 Breast milk boosts baby’s immune system, helping baby fight viral, bacterial, and parasitic infections 3 Breastfeeding can actually reduce baby’s risk of disease later …

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