Category Archives: Breastfeeding Infants

Lactating Breasts

Lactation is a natural process that produces milk in your breasts. Milk is secreted through the mammary glands through hormonal influence. The lactation process however starts from the twenty-fourth week of the pregnancy during the second and third trimester. Hormones … Continue reading

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WHO Breastfeeding

World Health Organization is one of the organizations working under the auspices of United Nations. Founded in 1948, this organization provides guidelines, support and resources to help countries fight sickness and disease. This support organization, since its inception has helped … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding after a C-Section

Those of you who think you have escaped all that pain through a painless C-Section process, well here is a scenario for you – You are drowsy and all that you want to do is go back to sleep but … Continue reading

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How to breastfeed premature babies?

If breast milk is important for all babies, it is nothing less than vital for premature babies. Premature babies are very susceptible to infection, more so than a normal baby so he will need all the nourishment that you can … Continue reading

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Healthy Breastfeeding Diet: Foods to Avoid While Breastfeeding

Having a balanced diet is very important during pregnancy, and it becomes even more crucial when you are breastfeeding. Some mothers find themselves dieting to shed all that fat they put on during pregnancy, while some eat anything and everything … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Why Colostrum Is Amazing

Colostrum is the first milk your baby gets. Most women will start producing it a few weeks before their babies are born, but some don’t ever notice any leakage during pregnancy. Even if you don’t intend to breastfeed your baby … Continue reading

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Tips for a Successful Start to Breastfeeding

It is absolutely the most natural thing in the world, but that doesn’t mean it’s the easiest. Some mothers and babies find it very easy to nurse, but others struggle. There are many reasons for this; the main one being … Continue reading

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How much breast milk should I pump?

How much is enough? Normally it is the baby that decides how much milk he wants during a feed. But when you are expressing your milk, there is no way to know for sure how many bottles you will have … Continue reading

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