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Breastfeeding for Jaundice Baby

Breastfeeding for Jaundice Baby

by / on August 16, 2004, 5:32 am / in Issues

The diagnosis of jaundice in their newborn baby is often very frightening to new parents. They immediately begin to think that something is very wrong with their infant, and may not be fully informed about the facts, which are actually very reassuring. Because jaundice is such a common condition, some medical professionals don’t take the time to explain all the […]

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Breastfeed a Toddler–Why on Earth?

Breastfeed a Toddler–Why on Earth?

by / on July 16, 2004, 4:50 pm / in Issues

Because more and more women are now breastfeeding their babies, more and more are also finding that they enjoy breastfeeding enough to want to continue longer than the usual few months they initially thought they would. UNICEF has long encouraged breastfeeding for two years and longer, and the American Academy of Pediatrics is now on record as encouraging mothers to […]

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What if I Want to Wean My Baby?

What if I Want to Wean My Baby?

by / on July 16, 2004, 4:41 pm / in Issues

Breastfeeding your baby for even a day is the best baby gift you can give. Breastfeeding is almost always the best choice for your baby. If it doesn’t seem like the best choice for you right now, these guidelines may help. IF YOU NURSE YOUR BABY FOR JUST A FEW DAYS, he will have received your colostrum, or early milk. […]

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