Full credit to: Independent Trying to get children to eat vegetables can be quite the battle. But according to a new study, there could be a possible way to make your offspring more likely to like their greens – breastfeed them. Researchers from the Monell Chemical Senses Centre in Philadelphia have concluded that breastfeeding babies […]

Full credit to: www.babycenter.com Yes, there are cold medications that are safe to take while you’re breastfeeding. Just be careful, because cold medicines often combine several drugs in one liquid or pill. To limit your baby’s exposure, avoid products that tackle more than one symptom or that have more than one active ingredient listed.  Read […]

full credit to: http://www.chicagotribune.com The first week of August marks the 25th anniversary celebration of World Breastfeeding Week. “(World Breastfeeding Week) aims to bring breast-feeding to the forefront of community agendas so everyone can be part of the dialogue,” according to the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action, a global network of individuals and organizations that […]

Full credit to: www.dol.gov Fact Sheet #73: Break Time for Nursing Mothers under the FLSA This fact sheet provides general information on the break time requirement for nursing mothers in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“PPACA”), which took effect when the PPACA was signed into law on March 23, 2010 (P.L. 111-148). This law […]

Full credit to: http://www.babycenter.com/ How can I tell whether my baby’s getting enough breast milk? This is a common question among new breastfeeding moms. After all, you want to make sure that your baby’s getting all the nourishment she needs and, well, you can’t actually see how much milk your baby’s drinking when you’re nursing! While […]

Full credit to: www.mamanatural.com You spent 9 months steering clear of the wine (or mostly), and now that baby has arrived, you’re wondering if alcohol and breastfeeding can ever mix. And the answer is… sometimes. Sort of. Yes. But, wait, no. There’s a lot of conflicting information out there!  Read the full article here

Full credit to: http://familydoctor.org/ What are the benefits of breastfeeding? Breastfeeding has many benefits for your baby. Breast milk is rich in nutrients. It has antibodies, which help protect your baby against infections. It also helps prevent your baby from having allergies. Babies who are breastfed are less likely to become overweight, develop diabetes, or get […]

Full credit to: http://www.unitypoint.org/ Becoming a new mother is a very exciting time in a woman’s life. Your mother, grandmother, aunts and friends may have given you plenty of advice about breastfeeding, but they may have left out a few things. UnityPoint Clinic is here to fill you in on everything you need to know about […]

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